About Us

The Manifold Heights Primary School community nurtures potential for life long learning.

 

 

Vision –
The Manifold Heights Primary School Community nutures potential for life-long learning

 

 

 

Motto –
Unleashing Potential

 

 

 

 

 

Mission –
We will engage and challenge all students to reach their full potential within a safe, respectful and positive learning environment

 

 

Values –
I show RESPECT
I act with SAFETY
I take RESPONSIBILITY

 

 

From the Principal

Welcome to Manifold Heights Primary School Manifold Heights Primary School (affectionately known as Mano) is situated in Strachan Avenue Manifold Heights, Geelong. In 2020 we commenced the school year with a student population of 438 students – 19 classes supported by a rich and varied specialist program: Art/Indonesian, PE, Performing Arts and Library for Prep …

Our Preps

Following on from our four Transition sessions (in the term prior to commencing school), a significant focus during Term 1 is supporting the new Prep students to become familiar with school routines, to develop strong social connections and foster student wellbeing. Prep students are actively involved in a range of varied and engaging programs, with …

Our Juniors

EVENTS / PROGRAMS: Our Juniors participate in many activities throughout the year including: Big Day Out– The Big Day Out provides the Junior classes with an exciting start to Term 1! Both Grade 1 and Grade 2 students get to know their new classmates and teachers through a day of fun-filled activities, including – games, afternoon …

Our Middles

EVENTS / PROGRAMS: Our Middles participate in many activities throughout the year including: Anglesea Camp (Grade 4) – One of the highlights of the Grade 4 year, is the 3 day/2 night camp to Anglesea Coastal Forest Lodge. Confidence building, co-operation, self esteem and team-work are the main focus of this camp.       For many this is …

Our Seniors

In addition to delivering high quality teaching and learning experiences based on the Victorian Curriculum standards, a significant focus in the Senior Department is on developing student organisation, interpersonal skills, and building independence. All of these elements are crucial to preparing our students for life beyond primary school. Furthermore, our 1:1 iPad program (in which …

Our Specialists

Art Our art room is fully equipped for creating artworks in a broad variety of media. The art program encompasses the teaching of skills and art appreciation whilst promoting individual creativity.  Throughout the year the children are exposed to a variety of focus areas. Drawing, painting, construction, puppetry, mosaics, modelling, threads and textiles, printing and …

Our Student Leadership

Students don’t have to be school captains or house captains to be considered leaders. We encourage our students to be leaders in the classroom and playground, through their support for other students, or their involvement in academic, sporting, cultural or community events and projects. Those students who do wish to apply for a Captain’s position, …

Our Policies

Anaphylaxis Policy Attendance Policy Cash Handling Policy Child Safe Policy Child Safe Code of Conduct Complaints Policy Electronic Devices Policy Electronic Funds Management Policy Enrolment Policy Excursion, Camp & Activities Policy Fundraising Policy Medication Policy MHPS Council Support & Allocation of Fundraising Monies Policy Mobile Phones – Student Use Policy Parent Managed Head Lice Policy …

Services

School Chaplain At Manifold Heights we are fortunate to be part of the Chaplaincy program and to have the support of our school chaplain – Cyndee Little, for two days a  week. Cyndee is able to engage with students, families, staff and the wider school community, offering pastoral care and support as required and contributing …

Our School Council

Manifold Heights Primary School Council is the governing body of the school.  It determines appropriate educational policies within Department of Education and Early Childhood Development guidelines which will ensure that the aims of the school are achieved.  School Council is also responsible for the school’s monies and resources. The composition of the Manifold Heights Primary …

Gallery

PYJAMA DAY 2015 NEW PLAYSPACE WORKING BEE 2015  SCHOOL CONCERT 2014

Resilience Project

  Resilience Project & Mindfulness Presentation – 31st July 2017 Mindful Apps – 31st July 2017 Resilience Project Presentation – 9th February 2017  

School Wide Positive Behaviour Support (PBS)

What is PBS? The purpose of the Positive Behaviour Support is to establish a school environment in which appropriate behaviour is the norm for all students. Why PBS? PBS creates school communities with an effective evidence based approach – creating positive and engaging school environments. PBS provides the school community with a school improvement framework …

Team Kids

HOLIDAY PROGRAM AT MANIFOLD HEIGHTS PRIMARY! TeamKids is a premium before, after and vacation care provider. Their teacher qualified staff enable children to explore exceptional experiences that excite, engage and entertain. Come join TeamKids and let the fun begin! For the past seven years, TeamKids has been consistently voted by children, parents, schools and now …

OSHC

Out of School Hours Care – Camp Australia The School Council has outsourced this program to Camp Australia and the program is run by our wonderful co-ordinator, Georgi. Manifold Heights offers both before school care (7am-8.45am) and after school care (3.30pm – 6pm) each weekday and is also available to children from outside this school. The OSHC …