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School Dates and Times


2023 school terms

The Victorian 2023 school term dates are as follows:

Term 1: 30 January - Thursday 6 April 2023

Term 2: 24 April  - 23 June 2023

Term 3: 10 July - 15 September 2023

Term 4: 2 October - 20 December 2023

For Greenhills Primary School students, the first day of the 2023 school year is Tuesday, 31 February for students in Grades 1-6.

Preps will have a staggered start on Tuesday, 7 February or Wednesday, 8 February 2023.

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 OSHClub.

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 OSHClub

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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