Palmerston District
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Kosciuszko Avenue
Palmerston ACT 2913

Phone: (02) 6142 1440
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Palmerston DPS 2020 School Board Nominations

We want YOU for the Palmerston District School Board! If you're keen to contribute to the governance of Palmerston District Primary School, please nominate for a position on our School Board. No prior experience is necessary.

The following position is vacant for a two-year appointment:

  • One parent and citizen member

Please fill in a School Nomination Board Form available from the school's front office. Nominations open on Friday 14 February and close 11.00am Friday 28 February 2020.

You can submit your nomination by:

  • hand delivery to the Palmerston District Primary School Front Office from 8.30am - 3.30pm - attention the the Assistant Returning Office.
If an election is required the voting period will be from 11.00am Friday 6 March to 11.00am Monday 13 March.

Once decided the appointment commences 1 April 2020. 

Posted on 20 Feb 2020

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Protective Behaviours - Parent Information Session



Protective Behaviours For Parents

An information session for parents at Palmerston District Primary School

“How to teach children about personal safety skills

When:   5.30pm to 6.30pm in the Staffroom on the 3 March 2020

Ø During this session learn how to teach children about their early warning signs.

Ø Find out what safe behaviours are.

Ø Learn how to practice personal safety skills in your family.

Ø Teach how to find safe adults to ask for help.

Ø Teach children about being safe without making them scared.

Ø Find out what are important safety rules about touch.

Ø Find out how to teach children to be the boss of their bodies.

Ø Learn about stranger safety.

Ø Find out how to develop a family safety plan.


This session will be run by a school psychologist


Posted on 18 Feb 2020

Grow Inclusion

As part of the 2019 International Day of People with Disability, the year 1 students planted some seedlings with their friends. This is part of the conversation of growing inclusion in our school.

Click here to view the Powerpoint. This link is for download only.  Grow Inclusion Powerpoint.pptx (192M)

Posted on 18 Dec 2019

Annual Christmas Concert

Palmerston DPS community is invited to bring along a blanket and picnic and enjoy our annual carols evening.

Date: Wednesday 4 December 

Time: 5.30pm (gates open 5.00pm)

Location: Palmerston Oval 

All students are encouraged to wear festive clothing and enclosed shoes. 

We look forward to seeing you all tomorrow!

Ho! Ho! Ho! 

Posted on 03 Dec 2019

Twilight Fair Mufti Day Fundraiser

On Friday 22nd November, there will be whole school mufti dress up day to raise money for the Twilight Fair. Students can dress up in appropriate casual clothes and footwear and bring in a gold coin donation.

   Your help is very much appreciated to support this upcoming spectacular event.

 Many Thanks

 Palmerston Primary P&C

Posted on 18 Nov 2019

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