Meadow Heights is a school of which its community is proud.
At Meadow Heights Primary School our purpose is promote lifelong learning and provide opportunities for children to achieve to the best of their ability, in a secure, caring and stimulating learning environment that embraces the diverse qualities of our school community.
At Meadow Heights Primary School everyone has the right to do as much work as possible and to feel comfortable and safe. Everyone is to demonstrate specific responsibilities and encourage others to do the same.
Our Values are:
Respect: At Meadow Heights Primary School all members of the school community are to be respected. Respect demands tolerance, empathy, compassion and acceptance. We respect each other as individuals with a variety of needs all working towards the education of the child.
Equality: Meadow Heights Primary School strives for equality in all aspects of its operation. We believe that equality is achieved when every child has access to programs and resources and all members of the school community have access to the school and its facilities. Equality means that all members have meaningful access to the decision-making process and that the individual needs of the members within the school community are responded to.
Excellence: At Meadow Heights Primary School we strive to attain excellent outcomes in all aspects of education. This is achieved through a comprehensive curriculum, innovative, inclusive programs and ongoing commitment to continuous improvement.
Meadow Heights Primary School was established in 1992. It is situated 4 kilometres north of Broadmeadows on over three hectares of attractively landscaped grounds. The school grounds feature several designated grass play areas, basketball courts, large, open courtyard and covered playground areas.
The school services a community representative of a diverse socio-economic and multicultural background. It has successfully met the challenges of its very diverse community and enjoys high parent approval.
The school is equipped with modern classrooms, an Early Learning Centre, a functional Performing Arts Room, Visual Arts Room, Library and Gymnasium and Media Centre. In this way the children are able to develop intellectually, physically, perceptually and socially. The provision of playground equipment and shaded play areas complement the aesthetically pleasing outdoor environment.
The importance of home/school partnerships is an integral part of the school learning program. Our practice has been to celebrate the participation of parents through a number of forums, which primarily include School Council, The community Hub, classroom assistance, fund raising and parent in-service programs.
The school currently provides additional programs that cater for a variety of needs including:-