Mawson Primary School opened in 1968 and has provided the local community with high quality education for 46 years.

Mawson Primary School offers:

  • Purpose built Environmental Centre with specialist teacher
  • Positive human relationships are developed through the explicit teaching of values and social skills
  • Designated Mandarin language learning classrooms for our bilingual and LOTE programs
  • Mawson Preschool located in the school buildings
  • Before and After School Care service is located in the school buildings
  • Spacious classrooms, with interactive whiteboards, wireless connection and students have access to IWBs,  Mac Books and iPads.
  • Academy of Science’s Primary Connections program and winning entries in the annual ACT Science Fair
  • Instrumental Music Program-Recorder Band for years 4 &5 with specialist music teacher
  • Guitar and ukulele music programs for years 3 to 6
  • Particiation by years 3-6 in ACT Rostrum Competition
  • Interschool sporting opportunities such as AFL, cricket and touch football.
  • Bilingual, Chinese/ English, private childcare facility for children from birth to 5 years of age is located within school grounds

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Ghirardello's Road to Australia

Ghirardello’s The Road To Australia

By Chelsea Attard Published April 1, 2016

In an effort to empower students to take charge of their learning, Mawson Primary School teacher Trish Ghirardello has created an iTunes U course entitled The Road to Australia. Read the article in Education HQ by following this link.

Posted on 23 May 2016


Mawson Primary School Open Day


Friday 27 MAY 2016

9:30 TO 11:00am

Public Education Week 24-27 May 2016

To celebrate the wonderful learning that is done at our school, families are invited to visit the school.

For families who have submitted enrolment forms for 2017 Preschool and Kindergarten, there will be a tour of preschool and kindergarten classrooms from 9:30-10:30am..

Classes will be involved in a number of activities including our unique Mandarin language programs, Environmental Centre activities and music lessons for Yrs 4-6 students. Families will be able to visit Preschool to Year 6 classes during this time.

If you would like to join teachers and students please contact Mary by email at: or phone 6205 8033 by next  Wednesday 25 May.

Posted on 19 May 2016


Last P&C meeting for the year

P&C meeting (last of the year) to be at 6-8pm on Tues Dec 1st in the Environmental Centre. The whole family is welcome, so bring a snack! It will be nice to celebrate the last year's worth of success and to enjoy planning the fun for next year.

Posted on 26 Nov 2015


School Concert

We look forward to seeing many of you at our annual school concert on Friday 27 November. Please arrive at 1.15pm for a 1.30pm start. Seats will certainly fill up quickly!

Posted on 25 Nov 2015


Preschool Christmas Raffle

Preschool is running a Christmas Raffle with great prizes! Money and ticket stubs are due back on Tuesday 1st December, or Thursday 3rd December.
Thanks for your support! 

Posted on 17 Nov 2015

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