Aranda Primary School

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P&C Meeting

Interested in being part of the P&C or learning more about the P&C? Come along to the first P&C meeting of the year on Thursday, 18 February 2016 at 7pm in the Resource Centre. All welcome.

Getting to Know You Interviews

Getting to Know You Interviews are scheduled to occur in Week 3 of Term 1 2016. The booking system will be open from Monday, 8 February 2016 at 6:00 am through to Thursday, 18 February 2016 at 12 midnight only for parents to book in appointments. Follow the below link to make your booking.

Getting to Know You Interview Booking Link

School Banking

School Banking will commence on Tuesday 9 February 2016. Please note that the date indicated in the Notes to Remember section of the 4 February Newsletter was incorrect.

School Board Nominations

Nominations for positions on the School Board are now available. If you are interested in nominating for one of the following positions on the School Board please collect a nomination form from the Front Office. For further information on the School Board please follow this link.

Canteen Menu

The new 2016 Good Mood Food Canteen Menu is now available on our Canteen page. Copies of the new menu were distributed to all students in Week 1 of Term 1.


Aranda Primary School opened in 1969.  The school is situated in the northern suburbs of Canberra close to the city and two universities. It provides education from Preschool to Year 6. Please see our Enrolments webpage for a description of our current enrolment policies.

The core values of the school are:

  • Communication: reaching a shared understanding
  • Achievement: achieving through cooperation, persistence, resilience and learning
  • Respect: polite and thoughtful in dealing with others
  • Caring: friendly and helpful to others
  • Integrity: consistency in word and deed

The school is culturally diverse, inclusive and promotes a strong ethos of collaboration and teamwork. It offers a dynamic and engaging curriculum that is futures-focussed and meets the needs of the students and the community.  It is aesthetically pleasing and environmentally sustainable.  The school is well resourced with excellent staff, facilities, equipment and technology.  Aranda School offers a wide range of quality programs.  We cater for the talents and interests of all students.    In all areas of the curriculum, our students consistently achieve high standards.

The dedication and professionalism of the staff, the support of the parents and the enthusiasm of the students create a very positive learning community.   I invite you to find out more about our school through this website.

Phil Gray