St Georges Rd. Primary School is situated in a well established central location
of Shepparton - nestled between Wyndam St. and Archer St. and High St. and
McIntosh St. The school entrance faces St. Georges Rd. while access to our
school hall is from John St. Our Out of School Hours facility, which operates
daily is Located on the St. Georges Rd. John St. corner, and our Campus 2 –
Shepparton English Language Centre is located on the northwest corner of the
school grounds, on the corner of Hayes and Weddell St.
Our students enjoy large and spacious play areas with separate junior and senior
ovals, playgrounds and asphalted areas along with beautiful gardens and areas
for passive play. Our kitchen garden, large school hall, outdoor learning areas,
English Language Centre annexe and large multimedia centre enhances our programs
and optimises learning for all our students. Each classroom has a pod of
computers and we offer a netbook program to enhance our digital learning
opportunities for all students. Our school has been funded with the Commonwealth
Economic Stimulus Grants which will see a vibrant, modernised learning space
created over the next 18 months; while upgrades will be made to our junior
playground and outdoor learning areas by December 2009.
The Curriculum at St. Georges Rd. Primary School offers a broad and enriching
learning program that prioritises Literacy and Numeracy – the foundation skills,
developing independent learning dispositions and equipping students with the
technological know-how to thrive and survive in the 21st. century.
The specialist programs provides a well rounded and holistic approach and
simultaneously develops talent, builds confidence, leadership and social skills
and citizenship qualities. Specialist programs students enjoy at our school
include Visual and Performing Arts, Multimedia and LOTE – Italian.
Other special support programs include Oral Language, Reading Recovery and
Literacy and Numeracy intervention. Classroom teachers are responsible for the
Platoon Physical Education and Sports program which is well resourced to support
a broad range of physical and leisure activities. The school has a culture of
sporting success which is enhanced by weekend football and netball teams and
aerobics teams – all coached and managed by staff and our parent community.
We have introduced a Board Games program to our school, aimed at developing
student leadership, strategic thinking, social development and community
connectedness. The success of this initiative was recognised by the Hume Region
in the 2008 Permission to Shine Awards. Our board games collection is arguably
the largest in Australia and is utilised in an array of programs and in all
We have a dynamic and dedicated staff at St. Georges Rd. Primary School which
includes Principal and Assistant Principal, classroom and specialist teachers,
Primary Welfare Officer, integration and classroom support staff, administrative
personnel, school nurse, Out of School Hours Staff, English Language Centre
staff, I.T Technicians, Koorie Educator, Multicultural Education Aides and a
This year we have around 360 students enrolled at our school.