The Victorian Government made a commitment to deliver
100 new schools between 2019 and 2026. This includes Garrang Wilam Primary School which opened in 2021.
Garrang Wilam Primary School (pronounced ga-rung wil-em) was originally known by the interim name of Truganina South East Primary School while it was being planned and built.
Natalie Nelson was appointed as the
first principal. Enrolments are now open for Prep to Year 6.
Further information on the school, including enrolment, can be found on its official Facebook page.
Enrolments are now open for Prep to Year 6.
State-wide school zone maps are available at findmyschool.vic.gov.au .
Policies on enrolment, placement, and admission are available on the Department of Education and Training website.
Your new school includes the following facilities:
kinder is being
planned next to Garrang Wilam Primary School. This may help local children
make a smooth transition from pre-school and reduce the number of
drop-offs for some parents with kinder and school-aged children.
Garrang Wilam Primary School (pronounced ga-rung wil-em) was chosen as the school name following community consultation and discussions with Geographic Names Victoria, with consideration given to factors including public interest, relevance to the local area, and the consideration of local Indigenous languages.
Garrang Wilam is from the Woi-wurrung language, as spoken by the
Wurundjeri people, and means ‘eucalyptus home’.
We consulted with local communities for three weeks from Wednesday 24 June to Wednesday 15 July 2020. Thank you for your input.
Natalie Nelson has
been appointed as the first principal of Garrang Wilam Primary School. This appointment follows a
thorough Department of Education recruitment process.
In the video presentation below, Natalie Nelson answers all your
questions about enrolment, curriculum, wellbeing programs, facilities, uniform,
culture, jobs and more.
You can also read more about Natalie's plans for the school in
this Frequently Asked Questions document (PDF or WORD)
33 St Andrews Place
1800 896 950
We respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Owners of country throughout Victoria and pay respect to the ongoing living cultures of First Peoples.