Roxburgh Rise Primary School opened in January 2005 and is situated in Roxburgh Park, a residential suburb in the City of Hume, approximately 20km north of Melbourne CBD. The school is in the North Western Victoria Region and is a member of the Hume/Moreland Schools Network. The school has grown to an enrolment of approx 800 students, the majority from non-English speaking backgrounds. The school currently employs over 80 staff.
Roxburgh Rise Primary is a modern well equipped school with sixteen permanent multi-purpose teaching and learning areas, as well as twenty portable classrooms, eight of which are enclosed within a newly constructed Learning Gallery. Other impressive facilities include a music room, library, art and craft room, canteen, full sized gymnasium, community learning centre and comprehensive administration area. The school has been constructed with attractive, landscaped passive and playing areas, as well as modern sporting facilities.
Through its values of Respect, Inclusiveness, Support and Excellence, Roxburgh Rise Primary School is committed to providing students with opportunities to become successful lifelong-learners. We aim to provide a high quality, comprehensive curriculum that improves student learning in a safe, caring and challenging environment.
Our specialist programs include: Physical & Sport Education, Music, Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Italian and EAL support. Extra-curricular activities such as choir, instrumental groups, gardening club, student lunchtime clubs, sporting activities and wellbeing programs enrich an already engaging curriculum. ICT is integrated into the curriculum through our Digital Device program in the classrooms. Education Support Staff, including a Speech Pathologist, Student Wellbeing Officer/Psychologist, First Aid Officer and Integration and Multicultural Aides work with dedicated teaching staff to provide a happy and engaging learning environment that enables students to develop their social competencies, resilience and self-esteem. Student wellbeing is further enhanced through the implementation of the Kids Matter initiative which is a whole school approach to mental health and wellbeing.
Roxburgh Rise Primary School values the importance of family engagement and encourages the involvement of parents in their child’s learning. A Community Hub provides adult classes and facilitates playgroups enhancing our family and community partnerships. At Roxburgh Rise PS, we believe ‘every face has a place and every voice is valued’. I look forward to seeing your face and hearing your voice at our school.
Ms. Chris Bozikas