Welcome to merrivale Primary School

Merrivale Primary School is situated in the South West area within the City of Warrnambool. The school comprises of approximately 190 students and currently has 9 classrooms.

Simon Principal

A message from the principal

Merrivale Primary School is a creative, caring and innovative school community where learning opportunities for your children are endless. When you enrol your child at Merrivale Primary School you become part of a unique small school community, where relationships and partnerships are valued in all aspects of school life.

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Term 2 we host school visits for prospective families looking to enrol their Prep children at Merrivale.

Please email us merrivale.ps@education.vic.gov.au
or call 5562 7172

We will then be in contact and communicate all information packs and forms via email.


Our School Values


Everything we do at Merrivale is guided by our school community values. Students, staff, parents and carers enact our values through the partnerships and learning that takes place on a daily basis. Our values are our way of being and caring for each other.

Merrivale primary school

A caring, thriving community.

We strive for excellence in all areas of teaching and learning. Our expectations are extremely high because we know students will step up to these expectations.
Students at Merrivale know their teachers have high expectations for success and they live up to those expectations. 

We expect excellence every day, in every area of our school. Our students achievement and outcomes at Merrivale are well above comparative schools in all areas of the curriculum. 


We want our students to be ‘life long learners’, to be curious about the world, be creative and connect with their community and make a difference.

At Merrivale we are relentless in making sure students have as many opportunities to learn, in as many different ways as possible.


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