Discover Our School
Welcome to Port Melbourne Primary School. We are proud of our long history in providing quality education in the Port Melbourne area.
Interested in enrolment?
Find out if you are in the school zone, how to enrol and much more.
A Long and proud practice of quality education
We are proud of our 130 year history in providing education in the Port Melbourne area. Port Melbourne Primary School is at the very heart of the Port Melbourne community and our Honour Boards carry names from a proud and rich history.
The school is situated on the corner of Graham and Clark Streets Port Melbourne, adjacent to the expansive Beacon Reserve and close to the sports fields at Murphy Reserve. Students have the opportunity to participate in a broad range of programs which support their classroom programs and allow them to have enriched learning experiences throughout their years here.
We have caring and committed staff, who bring a variety of skills, interests and experience to enhance Port Melbourne Primary School.
There is strong commitment to the development of the whole child.
We are sensitive to individual student abilities and circumstances. Our supportive environment encourages students to be enthusiastic learners. We value the contribution of our parent and wider community. Parents and teachers work together in partnership to ensure the best possible education for our children. The school has a rich educational past and looks toward an energetic and exciting future.
Principal Peter Martin
Diwali - Festival of Light
We are very excited to be hosting our very first festival of light that is Diwali. As one of India’s most widely celebrated events, Diwali is a Hindu festival of light that celebrates the triumph of good over evil, and light over dark. Saturday 19 October at 3:00pm – 6:00pm.
Our annual Fete is back, and it is bigger and better than ever! There will be amazing entertainment, rides, food precinct, stalls and much more. Save the date Sunday 17 November and stay turned for everything we need to do to make the day a success, and how you can get involved.
We will be hosting the annual Christmas Concert on Monday 16 December. The evening will comprise of joyful renditions of Christmas music by each year level. It will be a wonderfully festive evening enjoyed by staff, students, parents and carers. Details to follow.
Have a question?
If you can’t find the answer to your question or have a general question about our school please contact us.
What are the school term dates?
January 30 – April 5
April 23 – June 28
July 15 – September 20
October 7 – December 20
Am I in the school zone?
The school zone is available on findmyschool.vic.gov.au. Students residing in this zone are guaranteed a place at our school, which is determined on the basis of your permanent residential address.
How do I place a lunch order?
All lunch orders for students can be ordered via the flexischools website. It is a simple process to create an account, add the school, your students and place a lunch order. You can even download their super easy mobile app.
Do we have a second hand uniform shop?
The PFA run a second hand uniform shop every first and second Monday of each term. Please watch Konnective notices for actual dates and times.
How does the school communicate with our parents?
The school uses web-based software systems and smartphone apps to help communicate student learning, provide parent consent and payments and enable communication with the school community. You can view the different tools here.