​​​​​​​​​​PROJECT UPDATE​

Construction is underway and on track for the school to open for the 2018 school year. Enrolments are open now (see below).

You can download a factsheet on the project her​e.​​​​

Join the mail list here​, or ‘like’ the school’s Facebook page run by principal Noel Creece for further project updates.

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ABOUT THE PROJECT

South Melbourne Primary School (interim name) is a new state-of-the-art Prep to Year 6 primary school being built on Ferrars Street.

It will be the first vertical government school in Victoria, and will accommodate more than 500 students.

Architects have created space and facilities that the community can share so that the school is fully embedded in neighbourhood life.

The school won ‘Future Project of the Year’ at the 2016 World Architecture Festival Awards held in Berlin.

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Take a virtual tour through the award-winning South Melbourne Primary School - Ferrars St.

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FACILITIES

We’ve designed the school to support modern teaching and learning practice for a wide range of group sizes.

Key features include indoor and outdoor learning spaces; a vertical piazza; ‘learning neighbourhood areas’ such as shared kitchens, studios and reading lounges; an external play area on level 5; video and conference rooms; a food hub; indoor and outdoor sports courts; a library/interactive learning centre and gym.

The Victorian Government is working with the City of Port Phillip to ensure the school delivers new community facilities. These include an early learning centre, maternal and child health consulting rooms, and sharing multi-purpose rooms and the indoor and outdoor sports courts.

For more information about early learning centre enrolments, the maternal child health services or sports courts opportunities, email fsecp@portphillip.vic.gov.au​ or call 9209 6777.

The City of Port Phillip has also developed plans for streetscapes surrounding the school and the new adjacent Montague Community Park. 

Please visit www.haveyoursay.portphillip.vic.gov.au​ to view proposed parking arrangements and Montague Community Park updates.

For further updates about tram upgrades and road works nearby the school, please visit: www.fishermansbend.vic.gov.au

ARCHITECT

The architects for the project are Hayball Pty Ltd. 


BUILDER

The builders for the project are ADCO Construction.


PRINCIPAL APPOINTMENT

Noel Creece has been appointed the new principal of South Melbourne Primary School.

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ENROLMENT information 

Enrolments are open now for all year levels, in preparation for the first students beginning in term 1, 2018.

For more information contact the new Principal, Noel Creece
Phone: 8695 9040
Mobile: 0499 089 173
Email: creece.noel.s@edumail.vic.gov.au
Address: Albert Park College, 40 Bay Street, Port Melbourne, 3207

Join the South Melbourne, Ferrars St Facebook community​​ and get to know the school.


ENROLMENT POLI​CIES

Policies on enrolment​placement, and admission are available on the Department of Education and Training website​.​
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PROJECT TIMELINE

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    PRO​JE​CT ​
    INCEPT​ION / ​PRE-PLANNING

  • ARCHITECTS APPO​INTED

  • Planning study finalised

  • Designs finalised and released​

  •  site preparation
  • construction commences​​​

  • PRINCIPAL APPOINTED

    Q1, 2017​​

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    ENROLM​ENTS OPEN

    Q2, 2017

  • CONSTRUCTION COMPLETED

    Q4, 2017

  • SCHOOL FIT OUT

    January 2018​

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    School opens​

    January 2018​​​​​​

The above dates are forecasted only and subject to change.​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Contact us

33 St Andrews Place
East Melbourne
VIC 3002

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