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'Our vision is to inspire a PASSION for LEARNING that 

motivates us to live life with ENTHUSIASM and a POSITIVE ATTITUDE'

Democratic Principles

The programs and teaching at Dandenong West Primary School support and promote the principles and practice of Australian democracy, including a commitment to: 

  • elected government 

  • the rule of law 

  • equal rights for all before the law 

  • freedom of religion 

  • freedom of speech and association 

  • the values of openness and tolerance.

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Dandenong West Primary School seeks to create a challenging learning environment that encourages high expectations for success and allows for individual differences and learning styles. Our school promotes a safe, orderly, caring, and supportive environment. Each student's self-esteem is fostered by positive relationships with students and staff. We strive to have our parents, teachers, and community members actively involved in our students' learning.



At Dandenong West Primary School our students are taught and demonstrate the schools H.E.A.R.T. values.


H - We are HONEST

E - We show EMPATHY

A - We have a positive ATTITUDE

R - We show RESPECT for everyone and everything

T - We show TOLERANCE by accepting that everyone is entitled to their own ideas





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