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Need some practical advice on how to support your child’s body confidence?

It can be hard to know how to respond when a child says they’re fat or ugly particularly when so many adults struggle with their own body esteem.

Join us for a FREE relaxed and informative 1.5hr seminar for parents/carers on positive body image in children and teens.

Tuesday, 19th November 2019

Courthouse Youth Arts Centre

60 Little Malop Street


7 – 8.30pm


The Butterfly Foundation is Australia’s leading not for profit for eating disorders and body image. Got a question? Email:


ly Foundation is Australia’s leading not for profit for eating disorders and body image. Got a question? Email:

Exchange students from Japan.
Caring families who are interested in other cultures are needed to host a student from Japan.
Short term visit from Naha Nishi High School from Wednesday 6th November to Sunday 10th November, 2019.
4 nights - the students leave at 6pm Sunday evening.
Based at Lara Secondary College Contact: Jacob 0417 623 553 or email:
Families are asked to include the student in Aussie life, provide a bed and 3 normal meals a day.
They will attend the study centre each day for excursions and 1 day interaction.
There are no airport pick ups, they can share a room and you certainly don't need to speak Japanese.

The Grade 3 and 4 students will be attending their bi-annual camp to Phillip Island Adventure Resort. This camp is one of the memorable highlights of the Middle Department. The Phillip Island Adventure Resort is a modern facility which offers excellent accommodation and activities for our students to participate in during their stay.

If you want to plan holidays for 2019, please view the school term dates.
Term 1 29 January 2019 5 April 2019
Term 2 23 April 2019 28 June 2019
Term 3 15 July 2019 20 September 2019
Term 4 7 October 2019 20 December 2019

Prep 2019 Information  - Attendance Timetable
Wednesday 30th January to Wednesday 6th February - Student assessment pre-booked appointment
Thursday 7th February  9:00am - 1:30pm half day
Friday 8th February       9:00am - 1:30pm half day
Monday 11th February  9:00am - 3:20pm  full days Monday to Friday

Lara Lake Primary School uses the communication system called COMPASS.
Lara Lake Primary School uses the communication system called COMPASS.  The Compass Parent Portal is an integrated, online portal that allows you to access up-to-date and meaningful information about our school and your child's progress. Compass includes many different features, including the ability to:
·         Monitor your child's attendance, and enter an explanation for absence or lateness
·         Communicate with your child's teachers
·         Update your family phone numbers and email addresses
·         View the school calendar
·         Download and view your child's Semester Reports
·         Book Three Way Conferences
·         Read School news
Click the link to access Compass
Steve Durkin

Are you looking to hire a venue for your club?

The Lara Lake Primary School gymnasium is hired out most evenings to a local club however Saturday and Sunday are still available if there are any other clubs that might like to have access to a large hall with wooden basketball flooring, only suitable for runners / sneakers.  For all enquiries please contact the Business Manager, Kerry Hanrahan Ph. 52821261. All hirers need to have Public Liability insurance and sign a Lara Lake PS Hire Agreement. Charges for hall hire are as per the charge schedule, which will be made available upon expression of interest.

The school ‘squoval’ is also available for hire after school hours or during the weekend and/or school holidays. Again, there is a requirement for Public Liability insurance.