We have strong links with many organisations in the community, who work with us to provide rich learning experiences for our students.
Gymnasium Planning Permit
We have a state of the art gymnasium available for sporting organisations to use. Please click here to read the Planning Permit for the Gymnasium.
Cameron Close residents are both our neighbours and valuable contributors to our school community. Each week, students in Year 1 visit Cameron Close to read with residents. Many volunteer in our Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program. Others contribute to our Year 6 Graduation celebrations.
Alkira Centre - Dignity and Purpose
“Alkira” is an Aboriginal word for “bright and sunny”. For many it has come to mean “a happy place in the sun”. We support Alkira and look forward to their members visiting us regularly to help out in our classrooms.
Deakin University Students
As part of the Deakin University Bachelor of Education program, university students visit our school and deliver a range of engaging and exciting science lessons for our students. It usually runs in term 3 and the activities are supervised by a university tutor and classroom teachers.
Friends of Back Creek
For the past ten years, The students of Wattle Park have worked closely with the Friends of Back Creek to revegetate the reserve adjacent to Back Creek and Lyndon Park in Camberwell. The partnership commenced in March 2001 with Schools Clean Up Day. Participating in the annual National Schools Tree Day, the students have planted over five thousand locally indigenous plants provided by the City of Boroondara.
News and Information on Programs and Services to Support Parents Across the Eastern Region of Melbourne. ParentZone programs cater to all ages and stages, from newborns to teenagers. Programs address the stages and challenges faced by parents including family violence and mental health. Key programs are also offered in multiple languages. They are usually held across the state in schools, kindergartens, community houses, and churches but due to current restrictions are being held online.