Hurstbridge Primary School was first established in 1916 and since then has occupied four different sites. It moved to its current location in 1982 where it was completely destroyed by fire in 2003 only to be re-built and opened again in 2005. The state of the art building, designed to blend in with the natural environment, continues to provide students with an open, light and engaging environment to grow in.
The building comprises of two main wings, a magnificent library and computer laboratory, art room, music room, instrumental music rooms, hall, science and Italian rooms, which all wrap around a wonderful performance courtyard. The outdoor areas are vast with spacious and engaging playgrounds, a large synthetic turf area and an oval, all set against a beautiful bushland backdrop.
In 2014 the student enrolment is 390 and the school is organised into 16 classes. Specialist programs include Art, Physical Education, Music and Italian. In addition to the general curriculum, there are intervention and extension programs which are run across the school. There is also a Before and After School Care program.
Along with having a Junior School Council there are also roles for School and House Captains which forge students with a sense of responsibility and encourage the development of leadership skills.
Hurstbridge Primary School is a Tribes Learning Community with the agreements of; Attentive Listening, No Put Downs, Right to Pass and Mutual Respect. Tribes is a goal-orientated process designed to maximise the academic, social and emotional development of each child. All staff, both teaching and non-teaching, are Tribes trained.
We are proud of our student learning outcomes which are consistently at or above state averages. Our staff are committed to continuing to improve the learning outcomes for all of our students and strive to ensure that they reach their full potential, preparing them for their futures.