Principals Desk

Growth vs Fixed Mindset

Park Ridge Primary is a leading government school in the field of Positive Education. The Berry Street Education Model (BSEM) is now embedded in all facets of our students’ schooling. We want our students to develop a growth mindset with regard to their learning potential. With EFFORT, we want our students to realise that they can achieve. It is important for parents to support this concept. Learn to praise the effort. This doesn’t mean praising mediocre effort. Students are quick to see through non genuine praise. When students say that they are not good at something, we, as adults need to repeat their sentence with the word yet at the end. This statement provides hope and potential growth. Are you a growth or fixed mindset individual. more from the Prinicipal's Desk


Education Week Open Night

Our Education Week Open Night was a great success with hundreds of parents and children visiting our classrooms and enjoying the exciting activities, which our students are experiencing to enhance their learning. The vast majority of parent feedback reported that the night was ‘Very Interesting’, with parents and students writing comments such as: ‘It was [...]

SunSmart Says Get Some Sun for Vitamin D in Winter

Vitamin D is important for general health, in particular bone and muscle health and is largely created in the body as a result of exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation. UV levels drop in Victoria from May to August and the SunSmart manager, Sue Heward said it was important to get some UV exposure at this [...] more Articles

Physical Education News

Year 6 Winter Round Robin Recently, our Year 6 students competed in their Winter Round Robin against other schools in our district in their given sport of Football, Soccer, Teeball, Netball and Volleyball. Students have been training in their teams during their weekly year level sport sessions in preparation for the tournament, with a number [...]

Parent Teacher Interviews

Parent/Teacher conferences are a fantastic opportunity to discuss your child’s learning progress this year. All parents and carers are invited to book a convenient time to meet with their child’s teacher via the Compass website. Bookings for all interviews will be open on Friday the 14 of June at 4pm. Please check the available dates [...] more News