Frankston Heights Primary Elisabeth Murdoch College FRANKSTON Heights Primary School provides an environment that is reflective of its core values: Respect, Responsibility and Resilience. The central concern of the school is the child and the basis of all dealings with each child is that he/she will receive respect, care and concern at all times. All children are valued and given the opportunity to participate in achieving their potential through a stimulating and challenging curriculum. The educational program offered by Frankston Heights Primary School is highly regarded within the community. Emphasis is placed on Literacy and Numeracy, with STEM, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Science, Physical Education and Italian providing a comprehensive curriculum. The school has adopted a personalised learning approach to ensure relationships are fostered between parents, students and staff. Our committed staff know the personal learning goals of all students within their care, based on rigorous assessment and consistent feedback and goal setting.
Enrichment Programs such as swimming for Prep to Year 6, camps for years three to six, excursions and incursions, interest based lunch time programs, whole school productions, RACV HPV challenge and archery complement curriculum areas across the school. Frankston Heights Primary School is a “Respectful Relationships” school and encourages the development of positive interpersonal relationships throughout the school community. This is supported by programs such as Ready, Set, Prep, a whole school approach to values education and CASSE (Creating a Safe and Supportive Environment) The school values community participation. A team of experienced staff is actively supported by School Council. A very supportive parents group known as ‘Friends of Heights’, take an active role in the co-curricular life of the school.
AT Elisabeth Murdoch College we pride ourselves in knowing our students and supporting them to be the best versions of themselves. We offer students a comprehensive range of subjects from all Learning Areas right through Year 7 to Year 12. Students can elect to participate in a wide variety of inter school sports, and yearly camps and excursions, both nationally and internationally. We offer a range of Specialist programs such as our Murdoch Program, Leaders in Sport, Performing Arts Collective and Hands on Learning This year has seen the implementation of Digital Technology. Our Year 7 and Year 8 students are busy designing and constructing a range of projects with Microbits, whilst our Mechatronics curriculum at Year 10 sees students creating digital solutions to real world problems.
Our college is committed to ensuring the health, wellbeing and safety of every member of our school community. Elisabeth Murdoch college has partnered with local primary schools to create the Langwarrin Positive Education Network. Together we strive to improve wellbeing at a school and community level. With the support of the community, this year our students raised in excess of $145 000 for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday appeal completing a 50km walk from Melbourne to Frankston in the ICan challenge. Students engage in the Red Shield Appeal, Farm on Wheels and leadership of college assemblies and external events. All students are valued and respected and opportunities are provided to ensure they have a Pathway to Success. Enquiries can be made during office hours on 03 9788 2600
A dynamic LEARNING ENVIRONMENT Respect | Responsibility | Resilience
Elisabeth Murdoch College is a dynamic learning environment with a broad range of specialist programs on offer. All of our students are supported in their learning with all pathways valued. • A pathway for every aspiration • Focusing on the needs of every learner • Educating the whole person
At Frankston Heights Primary School, your child will be part of a nurturing community minded school, promoting a positive, safe and supportive learning environment. Our dedicated and caring staff personalise your child’s learning, promoting educational excellence.
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