Latham Primary School

Latham Primary School offers a quality education from Preschool to year 6 for children living in the suburb of Latham. At Latham Primary School we develop the whole child to maximise their learning potential and embrace a life of learning and achievement.  We support individual needs through an engaging and meaningful curriculum. In partnership with the community we nurture resilient, independent and respectful participants of society. We believe that all students and adults have the ability to be life-long learners. We encourage students to take risks within their learning in a safe and supportive learning environment.

Latham Primary School is guided by:

Our vision: To develop global citizens

Our mission: We provide a quality education where everyone belongs and embraces learning

Our Values: Collaboration, Resilience, Motivation, Respect and Positivity

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Father's Day Stall

Posted on 21 Aug 2018

Tuesday 28 August (Tuesday stall will be set up for Tuesday Pre-School only)

Friday 31 August (Thur/Fri Pre-School – Year 6)

We have great gifts for Dad ranging in price from $1 to $5.

Please ensure your child brings their money in a zip lock bag or envelope with their name clearly marked.

Book Week Celebrations at Latham

Posted on 21 Aug 2018

Holly Bidwell, storyteller – for Preschool to Year 2 and LSUA classes, there will be a storyteller visiting through the week. 

Book Week Character Parade - All students are invited to participate in our annual Book Week dress up parade on Wednesday August 22. We will have a parade of characters at morning assembly on this day. Parents are invited to stay and see all the fun.

School Satisfaction Surveys

Posted on 21 Aug 2018


On Tuesday 14 August an invitation was emailed to families to complete a satisfaction survey for each child at the school.

The survey results will contribute to our school improvement processes and will also be used in public interest research projects and longitudinal studies aimed at improving the quality of services in the ACT. The survey will take about 15 minutes to complete. No personal information will be provided to any school or college.

The survey includes questions on general satisfaction together with the school climate module, which covers relationships with other students and teachers, connection to the school, well-being, leadership and professional development. This module is part of a longitudinal study being conducted in partnership with researchers at the Australian National University.

The Australian National University and the Education Directorate will handle all personal information in accordance with the Territory Privacy Principles set out in the Information Privacy Act 2014. Details about how personal information is stored and used are available in our Privacy Policy (available at

If you did not get the email a hard copy of the invitation can be collected from the front office.  Please contact the front office if you did not receive the email on 6142 0077. A hard copy was sent home with students or if not you can use the link

Enrolling at Latham Primary 2019

Posted on 22 Mar 2018

Enrolling process for 2019

Enrolment applications for term 1 of 2019 open on Monday 30 April 2018 and must be submitted online at

All ACT children are guaranteed a place in an ACT Public School, from preschool through to college. Information about the enrolment assessment criteria and priority enrolment areas can be found at


Posted on 06 Mar 2018

Canberra, this is your reminder to be safe and park safely and legally at and around schools. We’ll be actively monitoring school zones, so if you’re caught doing the wrong thing, you will be fined.

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