Canterbury Primary School is located in the leafy eastern suburbs of Melbourne. As you enter our front gates, you will notice two large oak trees, which were planted in 1905. These trees symbolise our school’s rich history, spanning over 115 years. You will often find students collecting the acorns that have fallen, or meeting new friends below one of these trees, which is known to students as the ‘friendship tree’.
To celebrate Education Week, we welcomed our community into our classrooms and school. Family members joined in Maths and Literacy lessons, as well as Discovery Learning in Prep and STEM sessions in the Makerspace.
After spending the last two years mostly apart, this collaborative school-wide project was designed to bring our school community back together. We celebrated the differences, experiences and strengths we each have, as humans of Canterbury.
Our students may be young, but our school’s history extends back 115 years!
Canterbury Primary is a school that is proud of its heritage. The school is located on Wurundjeri land, of the Kulin Nations. We acknowledge that the traditional owners have deep connections with these land, waterways and skies dating back thousands of years.Our History