Parktone offer day and night tours and 'Step Into Prep' Sessions. Our tours are conducted by our leadership team who explain our pedagogy and show you our incredible facilities. 'Step Into Prep' gives you and your child a chance to explore the prep space and participate in investigation activities.
On Friday 1st September Parktone held its annual Leadership Morning. Parents, Carers and other special guests enjoyed presentations and performances showcasing the 7 Habits and how these are supported at school.
To celebrate the cultural diversity of Parktone families and to promote intercultural harmony and understanding, students recently enjoyed a variety of cultural experiences and interactive perfomances including drumming, dancining, magic and storytelling by Cultural Infusion Victoria.
Leader in Me in action at Parktone at the Passion Project Expo. The Passion Project Expo was a highlight for our Parktone community! It was a fantastic way for our leaders to use Habit 8 - Find Your Voice, and share their passions.
Students in Years 3 to 6 were invited to participate in the 2023 Maths Challenge. This is a problem-solving activity organised by the Australian Maths Trust (AMT), which is aimed at stimulating our high achievers in Mathematics.
Students across years 4-6 met up with author Ingrid Laguna on zoom to improve their writing skills. We learnt so many new tips about how to write like a pro and it was such an amazing experience.
In 2021 the Tutor Learning Initiative (TLI) was introduced to support students whose learning had been disrupted as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding is provided by the government to employ tutors who work to deliver targeted small group learning support to students who need it most.
The intention of utilising Flexible Learning Spaces is to create learning environments where students have greater opportunity to make good learning choices and develop themselves as independent and interdependent learners.
Two years in the making, our brand new, state of the art library was officially opened on May 19, 2023. Attended by the State Parliament member for Mordialloc, Tim Richardson, Tandem Design Studio architects and the Parktone leadership team, and Education Improvement Leader, Anna-Marie Yelland.
Parktone Primary School is proud be a Leader in Me Lighthouse school! We are the first government school in Australia to receive this honour. Over 2000 schools in the world are part of the Leader In Me process and only 151 have Lighthouse status. Click on the Leader In Me tab to find out more.
With the support of FranklinCovey Parktone Primary is focused on how we as educators can create leaders, one child at a time. The Leader in Me initiative based on Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, is being embedded across all subject areas, and now demonstrated and taught daily.