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Trivia Night


What a night!  Thank you to everyone who attended or contributed to our major fundraiser.  Over $12000 was raised - this boosts our tally so far this year to $16000. 


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Holiday Program at Birralee!

We are excited to announce that Team Holiday, a multi-award winning holiday program provider for children and teens across Melbourne and greater Victoria are now starting up at Birralee Primary School. They provide full-day activities to over 35,000 children aged 5-15 every year. Their programs are perfect for working families or for kids who are just looking for fun activities to do during their holiday break.

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Art Show

With over 130 canvasses submitted and well over 200 art lovers attending the night, Birralee's Art Show was a huge success!  Congratulations to all the artists for making the night a visual pleasure.  

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Whole School Tabloid Sports Day

On Friday 8 May, Birralee hosted a Whole School Tabloid Sports Day. 


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Ride2School Day




Congratulations to all the students for walking and wheeling to school in the active travel day! We had 56 students ride, skate or scoot; 81 students walk and only 69 students arrive by car. This has doubled our "active travel rate" from last week!

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Project Extend launches at Birralee!

Birralee is delighted with the successful start of Project Extend, which is a new initiative of the Bilingual Education Foundation of Australia.

Whilst all Birralee students learn Mandarin, this pilot project is an after-school Mandarin extension program which provides interested students with an opportunity to add to their classroom skills with a range of fun activities.

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Our School Leaders for 2015

School Captains 2015Congratulations to our School Captains for 2015, Omer and Roxanne, pictured here with Ashley Ryan, Principal.

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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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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 award winning 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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