About Us

Principal’s Welcome

A very warm welcome is extended to all families; current, future and prospective. Kingston Heath Primary School has a proud history and an exciting future, all families approach our school in the confidence that their children will be cared for, challenged and celebrated. At Kingston Heath Primary School we work as a collaborative school community to ensure the full academic, social, emotional and physical development and enrichment of every child. Supported by a dedicated and highly professional teaching team, our school is enriched by our history and our vision for education for today and into the future.

At Kingston Heath Primary School we live by an agreed set of Values:

Collaboration

Perseverance

Respect

These values underpin all that we do and promote a culture of learning and living together. Through these values we pride ourselves on our family approach to education and welcome and encourage the involvement of parents in the education of their child. Through the International Baccalaureate, Primary Years Program all children are offered an extensive curriculum program at Kingston Heath Primary School and are encouraged to make the most of all opportunities provided within and beyond the classroom.

The school community at Kingston Heath Primary enjoy spacious and varied facilities and grounds that are well resourced for learning, creativity, sport and play. We are excited to be in the final planning stages of a $5.99 million building program which will commence in 2023 and on completion provide the innovative teaching and learning spaces for our students.

Kingston Heath Primary School benefits from a very strong sense of community where new families are warmly welcomed and quickly become part of the Kingston Heath family. A range of offerings are available for parents to engage with the school and their child’s learning and development.

You will find more information about our school throughout our website.  If you would like more detail about enrolments you are welcome to contact our School Office on 9584 5805.

We look forward to welcoming you to Kingston Heath Primary School.

Katelyn Joyce
Acting Principal

Facilities

Our school community enjoy spacious grounds and facilities that are well cared for and resourced for learning, creativity, sport and play. We are excited that we have commenced a 5.99 million dollar building program encompassing built for purpose learning spaces, landscaped gardens and gathering spaces.

Staff

Katelyn Joyce

Katelyn Joyce

Principal

Ryan McCulloch

Ryan McCulloch

Assistant Principal

Shelley Whorlton

Shelley Whorlton

Business Manager

Teaching Staff

Molly Campbell

Molly Campbell

Classroom Teacher

Leanne Carter

Leanne Carter

Specialist Teacher (Auslan and P.E.)

Louise Drummond

Louise Drummond

Classroom Teacher

Kai-Lee Le Dan

Kai-Lee Le Dan

Classroom Teacher

Glenn Carmichael

Glenn Carmichael

Classroom Teacher

Monique O’Neil Driscoll

Monique O’Neil Driscoll

Classroom Teacher

Justin Starling

Justin Starling

Classroom Teacher

David McGuiness

David McGuiness

Classroom Teacher

Chloe Young

Chloe Young

Specialist Teacher (STEM)

Lexie O’Brien

Lexie O’Brien

Classroom Teacher

Amanda Ball-Grigsby

Amanda Ball-Grigsby

Specialist Teacher (Art)

Julia Hutchinson

Julia Hutchinson

Classroom Teacher

Sue Riley

Sue Riley

PYP Coordinator/Learning Specialist

Jessica Tandberg

Jessica Tandberg

Specialist Teacher (Performing Arts)

Grounds & Maintenance

Joseph La Rocca

Joseph La Rocca

Grounds & Maintenance

Education Support

Jacqueline Edwards

Jacqueline Edwards

Office Manager

Margie Evans

Margie Evans

Education Support

Wendy Jenkins

Wendy Jenkins

Education Support

Ella Ronchi

Ella Ronchi

Education Support

Caleb Romeo

Caleb Romeo

Education Support

Hanadi El-Zahed

Hanadi El-Zahed

Education Support

KHPS Mission Statement

At Kingston Heath Primary School,  a quality learning environment gives students, staff and the community confidence to strive for excellence as  active and positive members of a global village.

 

KHPS Philosophy

Kingston Heath Primary School has a focus on learning through Inquiry, which is embedded in a culture of collaboration and has a strong focus on results. Learning becomes engaging, relevant, challenging and significant when students ask questions and become involved in their own education.

Child safety and wellbeing at Kingston Heath Primary School: Policies information for families and the school community

Kingston Heath Primary School is committed to providing a child safe and child friendly environment, where students are safe and feel safe.

Our child safety and wellbeing policies available above, outline the measures and strategies we have in place to support, promote and maintain the safety and wellbeing of our students, and include:

  • Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy
  • Child Safety Code of Conduct
  • Child safety Responding and Reporting Obligations Policy and Procedure
  • Complaints Policy
  • Student Wellbeing and Engagement Policy
  • Bullying Prevention Policy
  • Volunteers Policy
  • Visitors Policy
  • Digital Learning Policy

As valuable partners in promoting and maintaining child safety and wellbeing at Kingston Heath Primary School we welcome and encourage your feedback. If you have any suggestions, comments or questions in relation to our child safe policies and practices, please contact Kingston Heath Primary School at kingston.heath.ps@education.vic.gov.au or by phone on 03 9584 5805.