St Anthony's School, Melton South

St Anthony's School, Melton South

Principal:  Mr Damien Schuster

E No.  E1304

Year Levels:  P to 6

Phone Number:  8099 7800

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History:

St Anthony's Primary School is situated within the city of Melton, which is located west of Melbourne, in a semi - rural/suburban area only 38 kilometres from Melbourne GPO. The school's philosophy is based on the belief that every child has the ability to learn and this best occurs in a safe, caring, happy and positive environment.


Description:

St Anthony's Primary School was opened in 1979 after dramatic growth through the 1960s and 1970s had highlighted the need for a new school in Melton South. Major architectural refurbishment in the 1990s improved facilities.

The cultural backgrounds of the students are predominantly Anglo-Saxon/Celtic. New facilities at the school include a gymnasium, an art/craft room and an Information Technology Centre. The school is currently undergoing extensive upgrading of buildings and grounds.


Features:

Special features include small class sizes, a school counsellor, the Children's Literacy Success Strategy (CLaSS)literacy program, individual learning plans, a program for high achievers, support and intervention programs, a specialist physical education program, a specialist Italian program, a performing arts program, a visual arts program, a specialist music program, Tournament of Minds, Outdoor Education including camps, Perceptual Motor Program, Asian Perspectives, Aboriginal Perspectives, the Seasons program.

School location

Address:  Wilson Road
Melton South VIC 3338

Diocese:  Archdiocese of Melbourne

Region:  Northern

Parish:  St Anthony's