Grade 1




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Welcome to Year 1! All 3 Year 1 teachers work very closely together. All curriculum content is planned together and we team teach regularly. All staff get to know all Year 1 children and support their learning. Children’s management of the Prep – Year 1 transition overwhelmingly positive. Some children […]

Year 1 Parent Information











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The Year 1s travelled up to the CERES Environmental Park in Brunswick to learn more about recycling, sustainability and biodiversity. Despite the inclement weather, they all had a wonderful time and enjoyed getting their hands dirty! Yesterday I went to CERES that was in Melbourne. First, we learnt about where […]

Year 1 Excursion



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The following students were presented with Principal’s Awards from the School Captains at Assembly this morning.

Principal’s Awards T1W8



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View a collection of videos made by the Kids Matter Kids that have been shown at our Kids Matter Assemblies. Term 4 – Look on the Bright Side   Term 3 – Courage Term 3 – Introducing our Kids Matter Stickers Term 2 – Kids Matter Tips Term 2 – When to […]

Kids Matter



The Year 1s finished their two weeks of swimming today amidst a feeling of achievement and tinge a sadness, as it may well be the last swimming lessons for Drysdale Primary School at the Portarlington Pool. Some of the children wrote letters of thanks to their swimming teachers (who all […]

Year 1 Swimming



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View some pictures of the funky moves at our recent Family Dance Night.

Family Dance Night


The Year 1 team held an information session early in Term 1. The link below is of the slideshow we showed at that session. Year 1 Parent information session 2015

Year 1 Parent Information Session


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Our first batch of new Principal’s Awards were awarded at this week’s Assembly. Congratulations to the following students who were recognised for their wonderful starts to the new school year. Prep – Luke (PH), Callan (PW) Grade 1/2 – Oliver (1F), Caeleb (2V) Grade 3/4 – Ryan (3S), Cayde (4C) […]

Principal’s Award



Geoff Milward and Rowena from the Bendigo Bank present a cheque to Neil Searle (School Council President), Mr Steve Barry (Principal) and 1J
At yesterday’s assembly Geoff Milward and Rowena from the Drysdale Branch of the Bendigo Community Bank gave a special presentation to our school. Following the success of the “Switch to Save” Promotion which was conducted earlier this year by the Community Bank, our school was presented with a cheque for […]

Bendigo Community Bank Presentation


I will be participating in the half marathon in Run Melbourne on July 15. As part of this, I am fundraising for Cystic Fibrosis Victoria. I chose this charity because Olivia (2B) in Year 2 has CF and is the new face of the Geelong Hospital Children‘s Ward. Olivia‘s bravery, determination and her positive attitude […]

Run Melbourne