Gilmore Primary School

An ACT Public School


How to access Gilmore Primary School's Digital Backpack resource and the Science and Technology homepage:

This term students will be able to access both the Digital Backpack resource and the Science and Technology homepage from the Gilmore Primary School homepage.

A link to each resource has been provided in the last two navigate tabs to our site. They can also be accessed using the following shortcut links.

Instructions on how to use your school login details to access resources has been placed on the Science and Technology homepage underneath the Term 4 unit links.

Consent form: Accessing the Digital Backpack/ GAFE/ Office 365

Last term, we have emailed and sent out a permission note to parents and guardians of the Gilmore Community to ensure that your child/ren were able to access two new features of the ACT Education and Training Directora's Digital Backpack. These are:

  • Google Apps for Education (GAFE), and
  • Microsoft Office 365.

If you have not had the chance to do so, please contact the school to request a consent form to participate in this program that we will be offering this term.

If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact the school on (02) 6205 7844.

We are the future

Gilmore Primary School provides quality learning opportunities for all students in a positive, safe and supportive learning environment. Our school promotes a positive climate for developing students' confidence, resilience, cooperation, persistence and organisation.

Pictures of students in a positive, safe and supportive learning environment.

All members of our community are encouraged to contribute to the development of school practices and celebrate our successes in a variety of ways.

Pictures of students from Gilmore Primary engaging in community events.

We are proud of our academic, sporting and social achievements at Gilmore. We encourage you to subscribe to our Facebook page to continue to support, encourage and promote the very best in every child who attends our school.

Resident Artist Byrd

As Byrd's work with our students nears completion, here is a clip broadcast on 7:30 ACT showing three practicing artists (including Byrd) who work on other street art that is being painted on walls of Canberra's laneways.

We thank Byrd for his work, in collaboration with students at Gilmore, to extend the teaching of contemporary art practise and for strengthening our students' understanding of art and culture within our school community.

Visit ABC News to view this broadcast.

We are a SunSmart School

Given students are at school during peak ultraviolet radiation (UVR) times throughout the day, between 10am and 3pm, schools play a major role in both minimising a student's UV exposure.

With this in mind, Gilmore Primary School realises the need to protect student's skin and educate them about SunSmart behaviour.

To achieve this, we encourage all students to follow our SunSmart policy by:

Wearing a SunSmart hat, along with appropriate clothing
The Cancer Council recommends hats with a 7.5cm brim, legionnaire-style or bucket (minimum of 6cm brim). With clothing, the Cancer Council recommends clothing with collars, sleeves and are made out of closely woven fabric (natural fibres).

Use shaded or covered areas when outdoors.

To learn more about the work that Cancer Council ACT does as part of the National Schools Program visit the 'Why Primary Schools?' information page.

Weather and UV Alert

The Gilmore Primary School Facebook page is not intended for or designed to attract anyone, under the age of 13, to create their own Facebook account to access content on this page. We do not intentionally or knowingly collect personal information on this site from those who are under 13.

We encourage parents to be involved in the online activities of their children to ensure no information is collected from a child without parental permission.

Gilmore Primary artwork of students

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Heagney Crescent,
ACT. 2905
Phone: (02) 6205 7844
Fax: (02) 6205 7845

Upcoming Events

29th Aug 2016 10:00am
Week 2 K-6 Swimming

31st Aug 2016 9:15am
Preschool Open Day

31st Aug 2016 2:30pm
Assembly with 1/2R

6th Sep 2016 9:00am
P&C Walkathon

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