Newlands Primary School

Newlands Primary School is a Spanish Bilingual Primary School, situated in West Preston opposite the new Coburg Hill development.

Our school is proud of the role we play in our community and we take pride in our welcoming atmosphere. At Newlands, students, teachers and parents all actively participate in the learning partnerships.

2019 Education week activities at our school

Monday 20th May

  • School assembly and open morning for families of our current students
  • School Tour for prospective parents

Wednesday 22nd May

  • Display in the library of books associated with different careers.

Thursday 23rd May

  • Excursion to Westside Circus in Preston for grade 2 and 3. Three sessions of 1 hour and 15mins. 10:30, 12:00 and 1:30.

Friday 24th May

  • Dress up day – dress as the job you want to do or imagine that you could be doing.

School parade at 9:15 a.m.

  • Careers Expo

Parents/ past students/ local organisations to visit and talk about their jobs and explain how they use what they learnt at school in their jobs e.g. painter using maths to calculate when mixing paint, landscape architect when measuring etc. This to occur for the whole school at 2:30 p.m. in the multi-purpose room and corridor. Westside circus will be sending representatives to this activity and local authors will also be in attendance.

  • Library Gala Opening 3:30 p.m.

Saturday 25th May

  • Open morning for prospective families. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Newlands PS has been selected as the second school in Darebin to take part in the Octopus School program in 2019. Darebin Octopus Schools aims to get more students to actively travel to and from school. Council will work closely with the school in 2019 to develop a range of programs and infrastructure projects to create a safe school precinct that makes it easy for students and families to walk and cycle to school. Stay tuned for more information!

Family Information Night

Click on the the links below to view the presentations from earlier this year.

Grade 2/3 Parent Information session 2019

Grade F/1 Parent information session 2019

Literacy and Numeracy Tips for Parents

Our Keystones poster


Our iNewsletter

Please click on the link to view our online newsletter.

Newlands Newsletter


School Tours

2020 Future Enrolments School Tours are available every Monday between 12:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. and Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Please ring the school office on 9354 2928 to book a school tour.


What’s On?

Parenting in the Digital World

Workshop for Parents of students at Newlands Primary School

Tuesday 7th May at 7:00 p.m. at Newlands Primary School

This workshop is being presented by a facilitator from the Alannah and Madeline Foundation. The presenter will support parents to play an active role in their child’s digital world. This session includes detailed information on: risks and opportunities afforded by technology for young people, and a range of parenting tips for managing a child’s life online.

No one approach works for all families, so this workshop will present a selection of advice based on formal research and extensive work.


Education Week

Education Week 2018 We celebrated Education Week with a variety of activities and events. You can see images of what we did in the projects at the bottom of this page. You can also see the article which has been published on the Department of Education website about our visit to Westside Circus. Here is the link:


Grade 6 Graduation

← LAST | Newlands ‘Night Out’ NEXT | Our start to 2019 in pictures → Our school community would like to congratulate our 2018 Grade 6 graduates and wish them all the best for the...

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Foundation Orientation Welcome Video 


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Newlands Primary School

2-26 Murphy Street Preston West, VIC, 3072 Telephone: 9354 2928 Fax: 9350 3212 Email: BSB: 063 183 Account number: 1002 3013 – Commonwealth Bank