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From the Principal

I was very pleased to see that the review of the National Curriculum has stated that there needs to be a focus on the teaching of phonics, spelling, punctuation and grammar as well as a strong focus on the rigorous  teaching of mathematics.  I am pleased to say that Birralee has been well ahead of the game on these points.  We have consistently achieved outstanding results in these areas for many years now.

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Birralee Campout


Birralee families had a great time at our first family camping event on the school oval!

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Fathers Day breakfast 2014


Our annual Father's Day breakfast was another hit, with over 100 dads enjoying a delicious pancake breakfast with their children.

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Grandparents/ V.I.P day

Our first Grandparents/VIP Day was held recently and what a day it was!


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Birralee wins 2014 Australian Institute of architecture award

At the awards evening on 20th June, Birralee's design, by Kerstin Thompson Architects was announced as the winner of the Public Architecture (Alterations & Additions) category.  It was a category contested by many of this year’s outstanding buildings and architects.

The AIA Architecture Awards are the most prestigious national awards in the country, recognising excellence in design. 


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AFL Auskick at Birralee


What a fabulous time a number of our students had at our first Auskick session! We had a wonderful turn out of well over 30 students enjoying the activities run by three wonderful young AFL coaches James, Lil and Zoe. It was so good to see our students enjoying the activities run by the coaches – there was a great deal of running and ball handling that occurred ensuring our students received a very healthy workout and a lot of fun to boot!

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Join our Tiny Tots Reading Group!


Come to Birralee with your pre-schooler and share the wonder of books!

Each week we introduce phonograms in a fun and interactive way by utilising stories, songs, rhymes and activities with your three to five year olds.

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Welcome to our new school!

The completion of our $3m state government funded building program has provided Birralee with state of the art facilities across the whole school.  Students and teachers are loving their fabulous new classrooms, which help create a wonderful flexible learning environment for all. 

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Principal's Welcome

I have great pleasure introducing Birralee Primary School to prospective parents and the wider community.

Birralee is a unique combination in metropolitan Melbourne: a smaller state government school which offers a wide variety of programs whilst achieving excellent academic results especially in literacy and numeracy.


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