At Templestowe Park Primary School we are proud of our academic, sporting and artistic achievements. We have high expectations and we encourage all of our students and teachers to achieve their personal best.
Please take a moment to peruse our many achievements of both current and former students.
CONGRATULATIONS to our NETBALL and FOOTBALL TEAMS
Congratulations to our Netball A Team who won their District Final against Templestowe Valley scoring 28 goals to 4.
Our Football team continued in their winning ways scoring a total of 61 points against Templestowe Valley (12). They are now champions of the Manningham District.
Well done to both teams, we are very proud of your achievements.
RRIPO ROLE MODEL AWARDS
The RRIPO Role Model Award is presented to students who exhibit the school values of Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Pride and Optimism. They receive a special ‘RRIPO Role Model’ ribbon at our school assembly and we celebrate their fantastic achievements together as a community. Congratulations to our outstanding RRIPO Role Models.
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Templestowe Park is one of the highest achieving primary schools in Victoria for NAPLAN results. We consistently achieve in the top 10% of all primary schools.
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We have received recognition and registration as an eSmart school. We are a school where the smart, safe and responsibile use of information and communications technology is a cultural norm. Students, teachers and the wider school community are equipped to embrace the best these technologies can offer, while being savvy about the pitfalls.
GRADE 6 LEGACY PROJECT
A colourful mural has been designed and created by our Grade 6 students and Visual Arts Teacher, Nicole Sumner, as a way of remembering their time here at the school.
BEST EVER FOOTBALL SEASON
Our 2014 Football Team produced the best results we have ever had in the School Sport Victoria competition. The team, comprising students from Grade 6 and 5, won 14 straight games which included a grand final win over St Anne's at the Eastern Metropolitan level. They then advanced to the state quarter finals where they lost in "extra time" to St Mary's Wooroopna in a nail biting game at Wangaratta. Well done team, we are so proud of your talent and fighting spirit.
We would like to congratulate Amber, who finished Grade 6 in 2010 and has recently been selected to play hockey for the Victorian U21 state team. She was also part of the U18 Victorian team that won a silver medal at the national championships in April 2015.
We also have a tennis champion in Jasmin who finished here in 2012. Jasmin has, for the second time, earned a place in the School Sport Victoria Tennis Team, playing for the U/19 team at just 14 years of age. The team once again came second at the Australian Championships which were held in Hobart earlier this year.
Scott Ayton, Class of 1997, is part of an Australian research group that is leading the way into the possible causes of Alzheimer's disease. Dr Ayton is working at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health in Melbourne; his team is responsible for investigating the rate of decline in patients who have high levels of iron in their brain. Their research has determined that this amount of iron stays the same throughout your life.