Introducing Footscray Primary School

The wider the range of opportunities we offer children, the more intense will be their motivations and the richer their experiences – Loris Malaguzzi

Our school supports our students to be active, caring thinkers who will contribute to the creation of a peaceful and sustainable future.


Our mission is to develop students who are internationally minded, active, compassionate and life-long learners who strive to achieve their personal best.


Our vision for the personal and academic development of all students is fostered by:
– An authentic, comprehensive and balanced curriculum personalised for all learners developing 21st-century learning skills.
– A safe, supportive and engaging environment where student choice is honoured.
– Developing deep understanding by exploring internationalism and responsible citizenship and sustainability through inquiry.
– Developing genuine partnerships with our community.


Personal best – We strive to be the best that we can be.
Respect – We respect the needs and rights of each member of the community.
Diversity – We embrace diversity and celebrate individuality.
Responsibility – We are honest and responsible in our actions.
Cooperation – We collaborate through communicating together and challenging each other appropriately.