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School Dates and Times


2024 school terms

The Victorian 2024 school term dates are as follows:

Term 1: 30 January - 28th March 2024

Term 2: 15 April  - 28 June 2024

Term 3: 15 July - 20 September 2024

Term 4: 7 October - 20 December 2024

For Greenhills Primary School students, the first day of the 2024 school year is Wednesday, 31 February for students in Grades 1-6.

Preps will have a staggered start on Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th February with their first full day on Friday 9th.

There are several curriculum days and student-free days throughout the school year, ratified by the Greenhills School Council and announced in the school newsletter and on Compass.


Outside school hours care is available on curriculum days, student free days and school holidays, provided by Team Kids.

The school day

School hours are Monday to Friday, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm. 

Children are supervised on school grounds from 8:45 am and until 3:45 pm. Out of hours care is available for families requiring childcare outside school hours through Team Kids

Students should be present on school grounds by 8:55 am. 

Bell times


  • Commencement - 9:00 am

  • Morning Recess - 10:55 am – 11:25 am

  • Lunch Recess

    • Lunch eaten inside 1:20 pm – 1:30 pm

    • Outside play 1:30 pm – 2:20 pm

  • Dismissal - 3:30 pm

Students arriving after the commencement bell should report to the office.


Absences can be notified to the school via the Compass app

Our Families

Parents, grandparents and carers are a vital part of the Greenhills Primary School community, providing vital support both inside and outside the classroom. 

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