Government made a commitment to deliver 100 new schools between 2019 and 2026.
This includes the new Orchard
Park Primary School that will open in 2021.
Orchard Park Primary School was originally
known by the interim name of Timbertop (Officer North West) Primary School
while it was being planned and built.
Jagoe has been
appointed as the first principal. Enrolments are now open for Prep to
Year 6. For questions about enrolments, please email Nathan.Jagoe@education.vic.gov.au.
Further information on the school, including enrolment, can be
found on its official Facebook Page.
Nathan Jagoe has been appointed as the first
principal of Orchard Park Primary School. This appointment follows a thorough
Department of Education recruitment process.
In the video presentation below, Nathan answers all
your questions about enrolment, curriculum, wellbeing programs, facilities,
uniform, culture, jobs and more.
You can also read more about Nathan’s plans for
the school in this Frequently Asked Questions document: PDF WORD
Orchard Park Primary School was chosen as the school name following community consultation and discussions with Geographic Names Victoria, with consideration given to factors including public interest, relevance to the local area, and the consideration of local Indigenous languages.
The school is named after an
orchard that was developed on the land in 1911.
We consulted with local communities for three weeks from Wednesday 24 June to Wednesday 15 July 2020. Thank you for your input.
Enrolments are now open for Prep to Year 6.
Findmyschool.vic.gov.au has been
updated to show school zones for 2021. This includes the zone for Orchard Park Primary School.
Policies on enrolment, placement, and admission are available on the Department of Education and Training website.
Your new school will include the following facilities:
kinder is being
planned next to Orchard Park Primary School. This will help local children
make a smooth transition from pre-school and reduce the number of
drop-offs for some parents with kinder and school-aged children.
33 St Andrews Place
1800 896 950