Ballarat's oldest Victorian Government Primary School established in 1857

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DANA ST PRIMARY SCHOOL

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Welcome to Dana St Primary



In 2020 Ballarat Primary School ( Dana Street ) has a student enrolment of nearly 250. It is located in the Ballarat central business district. The school is Ballarat’s oldest Victorian Government primary school and was established in 1857. It has played and continues to play a significant role in the education community of Ballarat.

The core purpose of the school is to provide a comprehensive education for all students through effective communication, strong teamwork and the application of a range of teaching and learning strategies within a climate of fun and enjoyment that enables students to reach their academic, social, emotional and physical potential.

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About Our School

Information about our school; Ballarat’s oldest Victorian Government Primary School, established in 1857

Mothers Day Message

Mothers Day Message


We are very much missing our students. Our staff are also missing their mothers. This year, for Mother’s Day, we all thought about our own mothers and the weird and wonderful…

Dana Bop Music Festival

Dana Bop Music Festival


Our Dana Bop music festival was an enormous success on the evening of Friday 13th March! Although the weather was not optimum, thankfully the rain stayed away for the evening. There…

Senior Athletics Carnival

Senior Athletics Carnival


On Tuesday 10th of March we had our Senior House Athletics Carnival at Llanberris Reserve and were joined by Lucas Primary School. All of our students did very well, showed…

Year 5 Sovereign Hill

Year 5 Sovereign Hill


On Thursday 12th and Friday 13th March, our Year 5 students stepped back in time to experience the life of the 1850s at the Ballarat Goldfields. The students thoroughly enjoyed…