2021 School Year

The 2021 school year commences on Wednesday 27th January, and our Office will open. Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th January are student-free days at EHPS. Years 1 to 6 students commence and Preps attend their Meet & Greet session on Friday 29th January.

EHPS is closed for the Summer school holidays. The 2020 school year ended on Friday 18th December. 

Term 1 commences on Wednesday 27th January 2021. This day is a statewide student free day for all Victorian government schools; our Office opens on this day. Each government school is allocated three additional student free days in the school year. The first of these student free days at EHPS is Thursday 28th January. On these first two days of term, staff are preparing for the start of the school year and participating in professional development.

Years 1 to 6 students commence on Friday 29th January. 

Our incoming Prep students will attend a Meet & Greet session on Friday 29th January, have their School Entry Assessment (SEA) interview between Friday 29th January and Thursday 4th February, and commence on Friday 5th February, starting at the designated time between 9am and 10am, and finishing at 1.30pm on this first day.

Start of 2021 School Year in summary:

  • Wednesday 27th January - Term 1 commences; statewide student-free day in all Victorian government schools. Office opens.
  • Thursday 28th January - EHPS student-free day
  • Friday 29th January - Years 1 to 6 students commence (8.50am to 3.30pm). Preps attend their designated Meet & Greet session.
  • Friday 29th January to Thursday 4th February - Prep School Entry Assessment (SEA) - one hour interview between the student and their teacher; parents/guardians do not stay. Uniform is not required. Students are to bring a water bottle to their SEA interview.
  • Friday 5th February - Prep students commence; Prep students will have a staggered start between 9am and 10am (specific time advised in school start letter), and finish at 1.30pm.
  • Monday 8th to Friday 12th February - Prep students attend school from 8.50am to 2.30pm.
  • From Monday 15th February - Prep students begin attending school full time from 8.50am to 3.30pm.