Morwell is located in central Latrobe Valley, 150km east of Melbourne. Morwell Park Primary School is approximately 4kms north east of Morwell’s central business district and services a changing residential area. The school serves the local community and has pride in providing a comprehensive curriculum for its students. Close liaisons exist with the nearby kindergartens and an easily accessed secondary college.
MPPS has excellent grounds consisting of a large grassed and shaded playground with a basketball court and asphalt area. It also has access to an adjoining oval and extensive netball facility.
At this stage the buildings consist of a main core, which includes administration area, first aid room, canteen (which operates Monday and Friday for lunches), art room, library and computer lab as well as several classrooms and a purpose built gymnasium. We also have a BER wing with 6 new classrooms. By term 4 2017 the school will have a new teaching and admin facility replacing the current along with a refurbished gymnasium and redeveloped grounds.
We are an accredited Sun Smart and Asthma Friendly school with staff also trained to manage Anaphylaxis.
All classrooms are attractively presented and are excellent learning environments. In summary, the school has well maintained and presented facilities and has processes in place to keep these at a high standard.
- Morwell Park aims to provide for the total development of each student in a creative, safe and caring learning environment.
- The school places high importance on social skills, which promote positive and responsible attitudes.
- The pursuit of excellence is encouraged through challenging, varied curricula, supportive and dedicated staff, and an active parent body.
- The focus is on setting attainable goals, promoting high aspirations, considering individual needs and differences and providing relevant learning programs.