Principal Welcome

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the Albany Rise Primary School website.

On behalf of the Albany Rise Primary school community, I extend to you a warm welcome to our school website.  Albany Rise Primary School is situated in Mulgrave, and offers exciting, high  quality learning opportunities for  students with an emphasis on building strong partnerships with parents. We are very proud of the sense of community we have developed at our school and our emphasis on providing a caring, responsive and harmonious school environment where students experience a strong sense of belonging and high expectations. At Albany Rise our goal is to promote the academic, social and personal development of our students in a happy, secure and stimulating environment.

Our school offers a range of excellent and engaging programs, with a strong emphasis on the core learning in Literacy and Numeracy. Specialists programs are provided to all students in the areas of Physical Education, Language other than English (LOTE- Chinese Mandarin), Visual Arts and the Performing Arts. Other extensive and well resourced programs at Albany Rise include:

  • ICT (Information and Communication Technology)
  • Camping Program
  • Swimming program
  • School wide wellbeing program – ‘Bounce Back’
  • Student Leadership programs
  • Instrumental Music
  • Extension and Enrichment
  • Intervention programs
  • Buddy program for Prep and year 6 students
  • Transition programs: Preschool to Prep and Year 6 to 7

At Albany Rise our staff strive to ensure that all children are eager to come to school and that their years at primary school are both memorable and fulfilling. Our efforts are directed at giving our students a great start in their educational journey which sets up each individual for their future.

I feel extremely privileged to lead such as wonderful school and enjoy the opportunity to welcome prospective parents to tour our school.

We hope that our website will assist visitors and particularly current prospective parents by providing the latest news, information and excitement of school life at Albany Rise.

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Judy Drew

Principal