Recent News

Merry Christmas and Enjoy the Holidays

Merry Christmas to all our families and to the community!  Please note that the office will be closed from 18 December until 27 January for the summer holidays.   If you need to contact the school office during the break, please email:

# From the Principal's Office

The final school week of 2021 is here, and what a year it has been! I would like to sincerely thank all families for your support throughout the year. I appreciate all your contributions to the GIPS community and hope you have a well-deserved break over the Christmas period with your families.

# Team Kids Holiday Program

Team Kids are once again offering a stimulating, fun, and screen-free activities over the summer holidays. Click here to see the program, and book online at

# Team Kids Newsletter

On Tuesday and Thursday last week, we ran games for all theyear levels in the school. Kids that don’t usually attend TeamKidsgot a glimpse of all the fun we have here at the service!  Click here for the Team Kids Newsletter

School Holiday Ideas

Click through for fun and screen-free ideas for the school holidays!

Activities at GIPS are back!

Our activity providers have returned for the rest of Term 4. Now is a great time to try taekwondo, soccer, tennis, drama, yoga, piano, guitar, drums, singing or dance! Wow! Information about their programs can be found here.

Second Hand Uniform

The second hand uniform store is available for parents to browse. Come to the office between 8.30am - 4pm to sign in, show proof of double vaccinations, and obtain the key. All items are $5 (cards accepted). Donations of used uniform can be brought to the school office.


Fundraising Promo with Blakes Feast  The school is excited to announce a new fundraising partnership with local Glen Iris caterer Blakes Feast and their pre-prepared take home range of family meals.

GIPS Beanies!

Keep the cold winter at bay with these soft and warm GIPS beanies! They are $15 each, and can  be purchased from the school office.

Entertainment Books

The Entertainment Membership Upgrade offer has been extended until June 30th!  Purchase a Single City Membership in the next few weeks for $69.99 and get upgraded to a Multi City Membership valued at $119.99 for FREE!   

PSW Changes to Uniform Supply

The new location for purchasing Glen Iris Primary School uniform is the PSW Store at 12 Strathalbyn Street, Kew East 3102. The on-site school shop is closed. There will be a weekly delivery to GIPS to deliver online orders with free shipping.

Local Events, Kinders and Clubs

We are often sent information for parents about various seminars, sports groups and events. Click through for a selection!

2021 & 2022 Term Dates

Please note that the Curriculum Day has moved from Monday 1 November to Friday 17 December (last day of Term 4).... The Term Dates for 2021 and 2022 are listed here