These are really challenging times, but in the end we are all working to ensure the safety and well being of not only our students and staff, but our wider community.
We can work together to make the best of the situation. We are not in panic mode – we are in planning mode. Smart people keep calm and think their way through things.
Schools are receiving daily updates from the Department of Education to assist us in having an informed and co-ordinated approach.
A number of parents have been seeking further information in regards to the Corona Virus and the school. The school is guided and directed by the Department of Education (DET)…
Read in full here: Update March 2020
16th March 2020
These are really challenging times, but in the end we are all working to ensure the safety and well being of not only our students and staff, but our wider community. Schools are receiving daily updates…
Read in full here: Update 16th March
17th March 2020
I would like to begin by thanking our school community for being so co-operative and understanding during this difficult period. Your support and assistance has been outstanding and appreciated…
Read in full here: Update 17th March
19th March 2020
I hope you and your family are coping the best you possibly can.
With the assistance of all of our families, our teachers and support staff are doing an excellent job of keeping our school operational and the students engaged and safe in very difficult circumstances…
Read in full here: Update 19th March
20th March 2020
Thank you to all the parents that have assisted in our social distance measures we introduced yesterday at Newport Lakes Primary School….
Read in full here: Update 20th March
23th March 2020
Yesterday the Victorian Government announced additional steps to combat the spread of coronavirus…..
Read in full here: Update 23rd March
23th March 2020
Yesterday the Victorian Government, with the support of the Chief Health Officer, announced the bringing forward of school holidays in Victoria, commencing from Tuesday 24 March….
Read in full here: Update March 23 (2)
27th March 2020
After an excellent start to the 2020 school year with children in all classes settling into a robust year of learning, I have never experienced anything in schools like we have in the last 3 weeks. In addition, it seems highly likely…..
Read in full here: Update March 27th
8th April 2020
The Minister for Education has announced that, on the advice of the Victorian Chief Health Officer, all Victorian government schools will transition to remote and flexible learning arrangements for Term 2….
Read in full here: Update April 8th
27th April 2020
School Resumption- Over the week-end there was considerable discussion in the media that school’s were safe to re-open. ….
Read in full here: Update April 27th
12th May 2020
Thank you for all your support during these past few weeks of remote and flexible learning. Following advice from the Chief Health Officer, the Victorian Government has advised that schools , including Newport Lakes Primary School can begin a phased return to on-site schooling….
Read in full here: Update May 12