Recent News

# From the Principal's Office

Welcome back to Term 3.  I hope all families have enjoyed the vacation period and a break from the school routine. We have some great events happening this term including “The Space Odyssey”, House Athletics, Book Week, French Day, Father’s Day celebrations, Life Education van, and excursions.

# Parent / Teacher Conferences

Parent / Teacher and Three Way Conferences will be held after school next week, on Monday 22 and Wednesday 24 July. Please call the office to make or change your booking. To check your current bookings, follow the link from My News on your Compass home page (browser, not app).   

Second Hand Book Stall + Donations for Games Day Fridays

GIPS is seeking any pre-loved books in good condition appropriate for primary school age children from 5 years - 12 years old for our second hand book stall in Term 3. We will also be collecting any pre-loved games you may have to build up our collection for GIPS Games Day Fridays.               

# The Space Odyssey

Join the GIPS PA for a fabulous night of space adventure! The GIPS Space Odyssey is taking place on August 17 at the East Malvern RSL. Tickets are on sale through Trybooking.

# Visual Art Festival

We are acknowledging the Wurundjeri People, and presenting our understandings of traditional owners of our local area, through a Visual Arts Festival in Term 4.

# Friends of the Arts

Friends of the Arts invites you to the next fascinating Parent Art workshop: Gel Printing, on Wednesday 31 July, 9am - 11am.  Please RSVP via the office: glen.iris.ps@edumail.vic.gov.au

Community Events and Parenting Forums

We are often sent information for parents about various seminars and information sessions. Click through for a selection! Also clay fun for kids at St. Oswald's.

Hart Art Show

Hartwell Primary School is holding its Art Show on Friday 9 August to Sunday 10 August.

# Term 3 Activities at GIPS

Click through for details of Term 3 programs for Digimaker Computer Coding, Fit for Kids, Dance Club and more.

Entertainment Books

Entertainment Books are back! Click through for ordering information, and then pick your book up from the front office.

Prep Enrolments for 2020

Now is the time to enrol your child for Prep 2020. More information on Prep 2020 can be found here. If you have a younger sibling starting next year, please bring their enrolment forms to the office as soon as possible.

Activities at GIPS

Make school even more fun with extra-curricular activities, offered by outside suppliers, such as: Dance Club, taekwondo, computer programming, violin lessons, piano lessons, singing lessons, soccer, tennis, Fit Kids and Kelly Sports.   READ MORE