School News

School Photos - Thursday 2nd March

It's that time of year again, school photos will be held on Thursday 2nd March. 

Our school photographer, Watson School Photography has provided instructions on how families can order photos this year.

All orders must be placed online at, click school photos'order online' using the unique code X7YT9Y9H.

Family photo orders must be placed by midday Wednesday 1st March.  

Students must be in full school uniform for the photos.  

If you have any questions please contact the school office on 5561 5955.


Annual Privacy Reminder

Our school collects, uses, discloses and stores student and parent personal information for standard school functions or where permitted by law, as stated in the Schools’ Privacy Policy.

Please take time to read our school’s collection notice, found on our website School Policies - Warrnambool Primary School (


We ask parents to also review the guidance we provide on how we use Microsoft 365/Google Workspace for Education safely at the school and what parents can do to further protect their child’s information. If after reviewing the guidance, you have any questions or concerns regarding your child using Microsoft 365/Google Workspace for Education, please contact the school.

For more information about privacy, refer to: Schools’ Privacy Policy — information for parents. This information is also available in ten community languages:

  • Amharic
  • Arabic
  • Dari
  • Gujarati
  • Mandarin
  • Somali
  • Sudanese
  • Turkish
  • Urdu
  • Vietnamese

CSEF - Camps, Sports, Excursions Fund

The Camps, Sports and Excursions Fund (CSEF) provides payments for eligible students to attend activities like:

  • school camps or trips
  • swimming and school-organised sport programs
  • outdoor education programs
  • excursions and incursions

Families holding a valid means-tested concession card or temporary foster parents are eligible to apply.  Your card will need to be valid from the 31 January 2023.  Payment amounts for 2023 are $125 per eligible student.


If you have previously applied at Warrnambool Primary School, then there is no need to re-apply.  Forms can be obatined from the School Office.

Lunch Orders

Lunch Orders are back! Phoenix Cafe are now providing lunch orders for all students. Orders must be made through flexischools or via the flexischools app. Families need to set up student profiles, please ensure you select the correct class. Orders must be made by 9am.


Curriculum Contributions 2023

Thank you to all the families who have paid curriculum contributions so far this year. All money paid goes towards supplying your children with the items needed for their classrooms and specialist classes. Without families paying, we would not be able to offer the great programs that we currently run. If you are yet to make payment towards the curriculum contributions, it’s not too late. Payment can be made via Compass (it will show as Course Confirmation / School Payments) or at the school office.  

If you are yet to order a Jamo Journal, this can be done using the same link.

State Schools Relief

Did you know that State School Relief is a Victorian not-for-profit organisation that supports the needs of disadvantaged government school students by providing new school uniforms, school shoes and many other educational resources.

If you require assistance please contact the school to arrange an appointment to discuss further.


Uniforms and School Headphones

School uniform can be purchased from the school on Tuesday mornings 8.30am to 9.30am and Thursday afternoons 3pm to 4pm. Otherwise you can fill in the below form and return. 

As part of the uniform items available for purchase we offer Moki Headphones. Headphones are recommended for students from Prep to Year 6 to use with ipads and also during library time on the computers.