​​IMPORTANT UPDATE

Come to our Parent Information Session to learn more about enrolment

​Albert Park College, 40 Bay Street Campus Port Melbourne
Thursday 4 May
6:00pm-7:30pm


​ABOUT THE PROJECT​

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

The school will be the first vertical government school in Victoria ​and will accommodate ove​r 500 students. 

The project's architects have focused on creating space that the community can use so that the school is fully embedded in neighbourhood life. 

The school has been awarded the Future Pro​ject of the Year​ at the ​2016 World​ Architecture Festival Awards​ held in Berlin. It is one of 11 projects selected in the Education – Future ​Projects category.


COMMUNITY FACILITIES AT THE SCHOOL

The Victorian Government is working with the City of Port Phillip to help deliver community spaces in the school which includes an Early Learning Centre, Maternal and Child Health consulting rooms, multi-purpose rooms and indoor and outdoor sport and recreation courts.

​For more information about enrolments for the Early Learning Centre; the Maternal Child Health services and other opportunities regarding the sports courts contact: fsecp@portphillip.vic.gov.au or 9209 6777

 

STREETSCAPE AROUND THE SCHOOL

The City of Port Phillip has also been developing plans for the streetscapes surrounding the school and Montague Community Park, located adjacent to the school at 2-4 Buckhurst Street. Please visit; http://haveyoursay.portphillip.vic.gov.au/ferrars-street-education-and-community-precinct to view an interactive map of the proposed parking arrangements around the school and read the fact sheet for an update on Montague Community Park.


​PROJECT UPDATE​​

​​​South Melbourne Primary School - Ferrars Street ​​​Fact Sheet 

​ima​ges​

​VIDEOS

See below for a video of construction.

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​.​

​​How can I stay up to date?

​Join the mail list to be provided with regular updates. For more information, see: Get the latest news on the new stand-alone South Melbourne Ferrars Street updates​.​​​​

PROJECT TIMELINE

  •  

    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​​

  •  

    ENROLM​ENTS OPEN

    Q2, 2017

  • CONSTRUCTION COMPLETED

    Q4, 2017

  • SCHOOL FIT OUT

    January 2018​

  •  

    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