Category Archives: Special Event


Hey everyone, Come and join us for a fun filled night here @ U.P.S. ‘ROARING 20’S’ $20 tickets @ the door Come dressed in your groovy flapper outfits. Heaps of great prizes & silent auctions.    

Book your tickets now for our TRIVIA NIGHT!

  2016 flyer trivia night

Mr A’s Retirement Celebration


Breakfast at the Langham!

Dear Families, friends and Staff, This morning our wonderful Principal Laura and our two School Captains, James and Kurtis attended the Leader Community Breakfast at the Langham Hotel in the City.  They left on the 5.15am train and have enjoyed A very fancy breakfast. Please like the posts on Facebook that Laura has put up, we have a chance to win an IWatch for

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Mini Beasts Festival

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Happy Easter Upwey PS!

Today we ended Term One on a high with our Junior School Council and Mrs Lambert hosting a delicious breakfast for all of our students.  This was followed by our Easter Bonnet Parade in which we all had a blast parading around the basketball court.  Mr A even came back to assist with the judging. Thanks to the Parents Association for organising another great Easter Raffle

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Fundraising Event, Family Portraits by Curiouser Photography

Curiouser-Upwey Primary Fundraising In term 2, Curiouser Photography are offering exclusive mini sessions for family portraits as a fundraiser for Upwey Primary School. Click the button above for more details and bookings.

Woohoo! We are Finalists!

Please vote for our School, click on the link below and share around 🙂 Upwey Primary School recently submitted an entry in the Leader Local Grants, asking for funding to rebuild the deck on out BASC room. I’m excited to announce we have been named a finalist! Now we need your help. Please visit the website above, create an account and vote for

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Start Your Engines Folks! It’s the UPS Billy Cart Grand Prix!


Christmas in the Hills 2015

COMMUNITY EVENING Tuesday 10th November

A reminder to all our UPS community that our Parent Forum is on Tuesday 10th November, starting at 6pm. “BE A PART OF OUR JOURNEY”

TWILIGHT WORKING BEE: Friday 6th November


School Disco 2015

Junior School Council Animal Dress Up Fundraiser

Upwey Primary’s Annual Trivia Night this Saturday night!

Come one, Come all to our Annual Trivia Night. Saturday 15th August, 7pm Book your own table or join a table. Tickets are $15 prepaid, or $20 on the night Please call  9754 2369 to book your ticket. TRIVIA NIGHT FLYER

A tribute to our ANZAC’S by our 5/6W students


You are invited to a Special Event @Upwey Primary School Wednesday 22nd April @ 7pm The Forum will look at: What Upwey PS is doing well in What Upwey PS can improve on What drives and provides future focus This special event will take place in the Library from 7pm – 8.30pm followed by a Wine & Cheese Supper to celebrate the great work done!

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Passions Week 3 Photos

Fire Safe Education with Upwey CFA


Our fantastic Passions Program commenced this week. We have a wonderful band of volunteers, teaching our students their Passion.          

Character Dress Up Day, Wow!

A recreation from where it all began in 1934

The Original Site of Upwey P.S.   The students played their part to a tee!

1934-2014 Booklet

Cindy has created a beautiful booklet for our 80th Anniversary. It includes photos throughout the years and “old school” photos from some of this week’s activities. Download the PDF file or enjoy the slideshow at the bottom of the page. 1934-2014 BOOKLET

Mt Burnett Observatory on ABC TV

It was fantastic to see James Murray, an Upwey Primary School parent and our Science in Schools partner, discuss the Mt Burnett observatory on ABC News. We were very lucky to travel up to the telescope, along with other schools in the area, last year for a special event (Mt Burnett 2013). James and a few other volunteers will be bringing the stars to us

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80th Anniversary Celebrations

80th ANNIVERSARY RECOGNITION We will be completing several events to recognise the 80th Anniversary of Upwey Primary School this year. The major events will be: Early Days/Old Time Classroom – Dressing Up in old time clothes/costume to attend school onMonday 18th and Tuesday 19th August (our actual anniversary date) Lessons from the Early Days – Grade rotations on Monday 18th August to complete 4 different activities for the day from 11:30 to

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Trivia Night, Saturday 2nd August

Onesie & PJ Day

Here are some photos from the last day of Term 2. The Junior School Council members decided on the dress up theme and the charity that the gold coin donation went to. It was lots of fun.

Days of Old

80th Anniversary 1934 – 2014 Upwey Primary School has had its fair share of ups and downs. We are still here, providing excellent opportunities for all of our students and the community. Here are a couple of old newspaper articles that we found in the archives.

Working Bee April 2014

The April 6th Working Bee was very productive. Almost 15 adults and not quite as many kids turned up to lend a hand. We focussed on the car park area. Rob kindly brought his dingo along and moved the dirt and old mulch piles. Eric was working very hard, removing the grime from the walls around the admin building. Other parents were weeding, raking,

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World’s Greatest Shave Success 2014

Off With Their Hair! What an amazing sight! Upwey Primary School community members volunteered to have their heads shaved as a part of The World’s Greatest Shave in order to raise funds for the Leukaemia Foundation. They had their heads secured firmly on their shoulders with their objective in mind as they sat at the school assembly and had their heads shaved for the

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