Holy Name School, Preston East

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Holy Name School, Preston East

Principal:  Mrs Caroline Galea

E No.  E1149

Year Levels:  P to 6

Phone Number:  9471 0883

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Holy Name School was originally staffed by the Sisters of the Good Samaritan. Currently the school benefits from the enrichment of more than 27 nationalities incorporating a multicultural flavour into our school community.

Over the years the school has seen many changes and has been fortunate to have made renovations and extensions in order to meet the school's needs and curriculum demands.


Holy Name School is multicultural with varied family structures. The school has many children involved in outside school activities, enjoys active parental involvement and encourages parental decision-making and responsibility.


Holy Name School offers progressive, individually focused and challenging education programs based on the domains of the Victorian Curriculum F-10.

The curriculum is the common set of knowledge and skills required by students for life-long learning, social development and active and informed citizenship. The Victorian Curriculum F–10 incorporates the Australian Curriculum and reflects Victorian priorities and standards.

The school also provides:
• Student support teachers
• Sacramental programs
• P–2 swimming program
• Year 3/4 Gymnastics
• Year 4 Camp
• Year 5/6 Dance program
• Year 5/6 Camp
• Prep – Year 5 ‘Buddy’ Program
• Inter-school sports participation
• LOTE (Italian), Performing Arts, Visual Arts and Physical Education specialists
• Student participation in the biennial whole school production
• Before and After School Care (coordinated by an independent before and after school care specialist)
• Music and instrumental lessons (onsite lessons)
• Free lunch time clubs – Art, Book Club, Craft, Coding Club, Choir, Craft, Mini Vinnies and Performing Arts - run and supervised by staff.
• Chess Club run by Chess-Ed.
• Access to G.A.T.E.WAYS programs (challenging and innovative programs for gifted and highly able children

Holy Name Primary School is a feeder school to:
• Parade College, Preston and Bundoora
• St Monica’s College, Epping
• Santa Maria College, Northcote

School location

Address:  12 Robb Street
Preston East VIC 3073

Diocese:  Archdiocese of Melbourne

Region:  Northern

Parish:  Holy Name