ABOUT THE PROJECT

John Henry Primary School serves the rapidly growing residential areas in the suburb of Pakenham. 

The school has been built to accommodate up to 400 students, and was delivered by the Learning Communities Victoria (LCV) consortium.

​The school opened for students, Prep to Year 6 in Term 1, 2017.


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​FACILITIES

The school was designed with the local community in mind and is a gathering place for local families and residents to enjoy community, arts, sports and recreation programs.​

Facilities include:​

  • an Early Learning Centre run by the YMCA that facilitates the transition between early childhood learning to primary education;
  • an additional multi-purpose space that can be used by the school during school hours and by the YMCA out of school hours to provide a range of community services and programs;
  • an expanded gymnasium built to Netball Victoria standards;
  • embedded environmental sustainability education via the CERES ResourceSmart Schools program initiative;
  • conference and meeting rooms for local community use.​


ARCHITECT

Clarke Hopkins Clarke is the architect for the project.


BUILDERS

Watpac is the builder for the project.

Apart from the architect and builder, LCV partners included Amber as sponsor, Spotless as facilities manager and YMCA and CERES as community partners.​


PRINCIPAL APPOINTMENT

Tanya Roberts is the principal of John Henry Primary School.


ENROLMENT IN​​FOR​MATION

Students are eligible to enrol in this school if it is the nearest government school to where the student lives.​

​Our enrolment map will help you see if your child is eligible to enrol at the school.​​​

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Enrolment forms and information can be obtained from Principal Tanya Roberts on (03) 5908 9500​. 


ENROLMENT POLICIES

Policies on enrolment​placement, and admission are available on the Department of Education and Training we​bsite​.​

​​​​PROJECT TIMELINE

  • CONSORTIUM
    APP​OINTED

  • ARCHITECT APPOINTED

  • DESIGNS FINALISED AND RELEASED

  • BUILDER APPOINTED

  • CONSTRUCTION
    CO​MMENCES

  • PRINCIPAL APPOINTED

  • ENROLMENTS OPEN

  • CONSTRUCTION COMPLETED

  • SCHOOL FIT OUT

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    SCHOOL OPEN

    Term 1, 2017


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Contact us

33 St Andrews Place
East Melbourne
VIC 3002

Email: vsba@edumail.vic.gov.au
Phone: 1800 896 950