Buxton Primary School was established in 1875 and continues to be an integral and important part of the Buxton community. It is situated at the foot of the Cathedral Range in the Acheron Valley within the Shire of Murrindindi. At Buxton Primary School our mission is to provide a positive learning environment that places a high value on lifelong learning, through believing in and supporting students to achieve their full potential in all areas of the curriculum. This mission is firmly based on our core values of Kindness, Fairness and Growth.
Buxton Primary School is committed to continuous improvement and dedicated to ensuring that all students achieve at the highest level. We are proud of our focus on identifying and meeting the educational and interpersonal needs of each student. Our school implements the Victorian Curriculum from Foundation to Year 6 and provides a range of specialist programs including PE, Library, Art, Music, Drama and LOTE. We are one of only 10 schools in Victoria to offer an Indigenous Langauge and Culture Program, taught by a respected local elder and linguist of the Taungurung people. Our Inquiry program makes strong links with the local environment and community. The school is set in a uniquely beautiful physical environment with extensive grounds which includes a Land for Wildlife area and bush tucker gardens. We undertake excursions and camps throughout the year, including a swimming program, cross country skiing at Lake Mountain, Kids Teaching Kids, Boite Choir, Cathedral Cluster sporting events and the Marysville Writer's Camp. Buxton Primary School is committed to continuous improvement and excellence in all aspects of learning and teaching. Our school provides our students with a nurturing, safe and high quality learning environment within excellent facilities.
Our students, staff and the broader school community have created a unique school that places an emphasis on community and puts students at the heart of every decision. The distinctive culture of the school, its relationship with the local community, its strength in supporting student wellbeing and its wide variety of programs ensure that Buxton Primary School continues to be a vibrant learning community.