Preston South Primary School is situated in Hotham Street Preston and has an enrolment of 120 students.
Students come from diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. Based on the Family Occupation Index the school is in the low-mid range. There are a high proportion of ESL students. This diversity is celebrated and a strong emphasis is placed upon acceptance of difference and the appreciation of all cultures. Our aim is to provide all students with a nurturing, stimulating environment in which they feel confident to explore their world and to develop their competencies. Values which form the foundations for action include Respect, Integrity, Co-operation, Responsibility and Perseverance. The school promotes a strong sense of community awareness, independence and responsibiity in its students.
Special emphasis is placed on improving student performance in English and Mathematics at all Levels. The core curriculum is enhanced by a range of special programs including Art,Physical Education, LOTE (Mandarin,Macedonain, Greek) Bike Ed and Instrumental Music classes.