Gunbower Primary School

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Our School

Gunbower Primary School is a vibrant modern, well-resourced learning environment. We have been fortunate to be part of the Primary Schools for the 21st Century program and now have a new learning centre. Gunbower Primary School staff is committed to continuous improvement and achieving excellence in teaching and learning. We are committed to maintaining an emphasis on developing school, family and community partnerships in a small rural district. Our programs are designed to cater for the needs of each child and include a range of enrichment and additional assistance.

Our school zone

Our school zone is available on hosts the most up-to-date information about Victorian school zones for 2020 onwards.

Students residing in this zone are guaranteed a place at our school, which is determined on the basis of your permanent residential address.

The Department provides guidance through the School Placement Policy to ensure that students have access to their designated neighbourhood school and the freedom to choose other schools, subject to facility limitations.

You can find more information and answers to frequently asked questions on the Department’s website under School zones.  



TERM 2, 2018


21st May

Responsible Pet Ownership program (including Kinder)

24th May

Special Lunch

28th May

Staff Curriculum Day (student-free day)

11th June

Public holiday

18th June

School Council

21st June

Special Lunch

29th June

Last day of Term 2 (2.15pm finish)

Student Learning

 Gunbower Primary School is proud of its achievements as demonstrated in our student performance data. Our measurable data from a range of assessments is similar to or higher than other schools on adjusted school performance. The school comparison measures show we are excelling, with performance well above the predicted range for our students.

Student attendance is better than the Victorian median with continued improvement shown on the 3 year trend data.

The Student Attitudes to School survey measures students' sense of belonging to, and enjoyment of, their school. Our students like our school and continue to contribute strongly to the culture and learning environment .

Our 2010 results indicate that our students are motivated to learn and feel connected and safe at school. Gunbower Primary School has worked diligently to maintain such high levels of student engagement and connectedness, so the continuing upward trend is most pleasing. These scores are a credit to teachers' responsiveness and adaptability.


Gunbower is a town in northern Victoria, Australia. The town is located in the Shire of Campaspe, 272 kilometres (169 mi) north of the state capital, Melbourne on the banks of Gunbower Creek.