Awards

We have won acclaim for our sustainability programs, including school of the year, teacher of the year, our reducing our waste, energy and water usage, and more.

2020

We were listed as a finalist in the 2020 Resource Smart Awards in the following categories:

  • Community Leadership School of the Year (Primary) 
  • Curriculum Leadership School of the Year (Primary)

2019

Castlemaine Mail- Newshounds

  • Most innovative page

2016

Premier’s sustainability awards

Parks Victoria Environmental Sustainability Award

Bendigo’s healthiest school award 2016 – winner

2015

ResourceSmart Education Awards

  • ResourceSmart SCHOOL of the Year
  • ResourceSmart TEACHER of the Year – Jeanette McMahon
  • ResourceSmart WASTE school of the year
  • ResourceSmart ENERGY school of the year.

We were finalists in:

  • ResourceSmart WATER school of the year
  • ResouceSmart STUDENT LED ACTION team of the year.

More information: Sustainability Victoria: 2015 ResourceSmart Education Awards

VIC SRC Awards - Group Action Award

Garden Awards

  • The great schools’ veggie challenge
  • Highly commended and special award for its leading role in promoting sustainability and in facilitating the spreading of this message among other local schools.
  • Commended for our indigenous food plantings.
  • Maxicrop- Best Edible Garden

ACEL (Australia Council of Educational leaders)

  • Teacher Jeanette McMahon won the ‘New Indigenous Voice’ in School Leadership Scholarship.

Coliban Water poster competition – 3 regional prizes

Mt Alexander Battery Exchange Competition

  • Winter’s Flat was the co-winner of the competition with Chewton Primary School for collecting 68.5 kgs of batteries.

2014

Countrystyle Harvest Table Awards

  • Winner- School Harvest Table