Recent News

Summer holidays & 2019 School Year

EHPS is closed for the Summer holidays. Our Office will reopen on Tuesday 29th January 2019. Our email will be monitored over the holidays, but will not be actioned until the Office reopens. We look forward to welcoming our returning and new families after a safe and restful holiday.

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Start dates for students in 2019

Years 1 to 6 students will commence on Thursday 31st January 2019. Tuesday 29th and Wednesday 30th January are student-free days. Preps will attend their SEA interview between 31st January and 6th February, and start school on Thursday 7th February, as per school start letter.

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CSEF 2019 applications now open

Applications for the 2019 Camps, Sports and Excursions Fund (CSEF) are now open. If you hold a valid means-tested concession card or are a temporary foster paerent, you may be eligible for CSEF. Collect an application form from the Office or download from the school website.

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Carnival ... a great success!

The EHPS Carnival was held on Saturday 24th November. We had a memorable, enjoyable and successful day exhibiting the Essex Heights spirit. We are delighted to announce that our Carnival profit is $27,000, and our most successful stall on the day was the Pre Loved Goods.

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Enrolment for 2019 and 2020 entry

If enrolment for entry in 2019 is required, please contact our Office when we reopen for the 2019 school year on Tuesday 29th January. Our Office is open between 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday during school terms. Enrolment for entry in 2020 can be submitted from Term 1 2019.

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School Tours

School tours are offered for families interested in enrolment at EHPS in the current and coming school year. Tours for entry in 2020 will commence in Term 1 2019 (about mid March); contact our Office when bookings open.

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Technology holiday guide for parents

'Technology holiday guide for parents' is the latest Insights article from Parenting Ideas. Access this article from Martine Ogelthorpe from the Parenting Ideas section on this home page (see below).

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Developing a resilience mindset

'Developing a resilience mindset' is a newly published Parenting Ideas Insights article. Access this, and earlier, articles from the Parenting Ideas section on this home page (see below).

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Showcase 2018

Showcase 2018 was held on Friday 2nd November 2018 at Robert Blackwood Hall, Monash University. This annual event is a wonderful celebration of the music program at EHPS. Souvenir programs available from the Office. DVD/USB orders were due on 14th November; late orders can be taken.

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Drought fundraiser for Aussie farmers

On Monday 10th September students and staff dressed up as a farmer or favourite farm animal (for a gold coin donation), and a fundraising concert featuring 'The Blazing Saddles' (EHPS staff super group!) was held. We raised $4,358.25.

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