Lockwood SOUTH Primary School is a small rural school situated on the Calder Alternate Highway approximately 12 kilometres from Kangaroo Flat. Currently there are two homegroups: Hakeas; Grades Prep-2 and Melaleucas; Grades 3-6. Head to our Enrolment page for a virtual tour and flyover.
The school is set in attractive natural surrounds that includes a creek area. It has excellent new facilities: all Learning Spaces are open, bright and welcoming and are linked by a large undercover area and paths. The undercover area ensures students have an outside play area regardless of the weather. A separate building operates as an Agriculture Centre and includes a kitchen, vegetable garden, orchard, compost area and chickens.
Lockwood SOUTH Primary School offers a comprehensive and rich learning program drawn from the Victorian Curriculum with Literacy and Numeracy the main priority.
The school offers specialist areas of Visual Arts, MARC Library Van, Music with a Performing Arts Production once a year, Mandarin in partnership with Bendigo Senior Secondary’s Confucius Classroom, Physical Education with participation in the Loddon Calder District School Sports Association and Sporting Schools. ICT is integrated across the curriculum and are used on a daily basis particularly Netbooks and Interactive whiteboards.
Students also participate in Wellbeing programs led by the school Chaplain, one to one mentoring sessions with staff, Cooking and Science in the Agricultural Centre, Hands On Learning - gardening/cooking, woodwork and creating as well as Environmental Projects in partnership with the Upper Spring Creek Landcare. In reaching Grade 6 students become part of the Grade 6 Leadership Team organising special events, participating in leadership development as well as leading Assembly.
The school also has a comprehensive incursion, excursion and camps program which supports diversity, depth and learning beyond the walls of the classroom. Regional Staff: Speech Therapists, Psychologists and Social Workers are accessed for students with additional needs.
The school is also an eSmart, Better Buddy and ResourceSmart School.
Our school also offers our families to access our Out Of School Hours Care progam which operates Monday to Friday.
Morning session 7.45-8.45
Afternoon session 3.30-5.30