Our Vision

To be an engaging and inclusive learning community where students are confident, creative, curious and lifelong learners.

Our Values 

Respect: We respect ourselves by valuing who we are and doing our personal best. We respect others by treating them fairly and in the way we would like to be treated. We respect our community by being inclusive/friendly to others and taking care of our environment.

Integrity: We are honest with each other. We are accountable for the decisions we make. We own up to our mistakes.

Resilience: We accept feedback and use it for improvement. We bounce back when things just don?t seem to be going right. We make an effort to make things right again. 

Teamwork: We make sure that we contribute. We make sure that we encourage and give others the opportunity to contribute. We work together to achieve the best we possibly can. 

Set in a beautiful and serene environment. Nestled at the foot of the mountains we enjoy the bushy environment and take great care in ensuring that we respect our surroundings. Our students enjoy rich learning environments, spacious classrooms and working spaces that promote flexibility and creativity.

Upper Ferntree Gully Primary School is a school where the community supports one another. Together staff, parents and students are committed to providing a learning community that ensures all students have the best opportunities to reach their potential. We pride ourselves on getting to know our students as individuals to assist them to develop in their learning and their wellbeing.

We are committed to students achieving in all areas of school life with a strong focus on Literacy and Numeracy. Our Inquiry learning approach provides the opportunity for students to solve problems, research and develop deep understandings.

Student leadership is a highlight of our school. Our students have the opportunity to be involved in Student Representative Council, to be House Captains and School Captains. Students do a fantastic job of running school assemblies from start to finish. The Enviro Club offers students the opportunity to be involved in promoting Sustainability around the school. We proudly support Sustainability and our "i sea, i care" Ambassadors help to educate our students about caring for the natural environment.

Our Prep students, in their first year of school, have the opportunity to engage in a rich learning environment that promotes problem solving, questioning, discussion and role play. Grade 6 Buddies support them to settle into the school environment and support them throughout the year to become confident and independent.