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Proud of Our Past

Dedicated to Our Future


Surrey Hills Primary School

At Surrey Hills Primary School, our vision is for our students to become compassionate, independent and optimistic lifelong learners who thrive and contribute to their immediate and global communities. We strive to provide a balanced educational journey that values success, addresses individual needs, and celebrates differences.

We want our students to model and promote:

  • Critical thinking
  • Interactive learning
  • Open-minded curiosity
  • Self-motivation
  • Respect
  • Action
  • Belonging

We are dedicated to creating a safe, dynamic and inclusive learning environment that promotes learning for all. We recognise the importance of growing a caring, community focused and respectful school environment. As a school, we are committed to providing a variety of learning opportunities for students to learn and develop their academic, social and personal skills, whilst meeting students’ individual needs. We aim to provide rich, in-depth learning opportunities that develop the many different qualities within every child.

Surrey Hills Primary School is an accredited International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program (IB | PYP) school. IB World Schools share a common philosophy - a commitment to high-quality, challenging, international education - that we believe is important for our students. For further information about the IB and its programmes visit

Our school is committed to continuous improvement and collects performance data, including parent opinion, to inform improvement initiatives. Staff offer experience and enthusiasm, are committed to their own learning and are proud to be members of the school community.


Prospective Parents

Whilst we welcome enquiries from any and all interested parents of students from Prep to Year 6, please be aware that in accordance with advice from the Department of Education, priority must be given to those families who reside within our enrolment boundaries. You can check if we are your local neighbourhood school by visiting

If your enquiry is about:

  • admission during the current school year, please call the School Office on 9890 1560.
  • next year, please complete an Enrolment Enquiry Form.
  • prep next year, please complete an Enrolment Enquiry Form and/or Book a School Tour if you would like to visit the school. These tours are specifically designed for Prep parents and are available during Term 1 and Term 2.

Find Out More Book a tour - for 2025 Prospective Prep Parents

2024 School Leaders

Being a school leader is a great way to represent our school. We work as a team to help and organise school events. Along with the other student leaders in Year 6, we also run our whole school assemblies and together we are role models for the other students in our school.

Surrey Hills Primary School Captains

Principal's Welcome

At Surrey Hills Primary School we are committed to maximising the educational opportunities for all students, striving for continuous improvement and living each day according to our shared values.

I am proud of our staff who are committed to the attainment of excellence, promote life-long learning and who believe that students’ health, safety and wellbeing are essential to their learning and development.

I look forward to meeting you and showing you around our wonderful school during a school tour. Please have a look at our school tour page for information on how to book a tour.

Travis Paterson

Travis Paterson

School Principal