The staff at Gruyere Primary School are embracing the highly effective approach of team teaching. This gives us the advantages of drawing on each other's strengths and experience as well as providing a variety of teaching and learning strategies to cater for individual learning styles and needs.


This approach has proven to model to children respectful relationships between adults.


Our core curriculum is delivered in this manner by:






Michele Upton (left) 

Principal and Team Teacher


Emma Braham (below) 

Team Teacher






















 We believe in achieving the highest standard in all areas; academically, physically, interpersonally and intrapersonally. We are dedicated towards providing experts and specialists in joining our collaborative teaching and learning program.


DEECD teachers currently working with us:


Mr Joel Fisher

Japanese Program


Miss Karen Johnston

M.A.R.C. Literature

Music Program specialist



External Providers currently working with us:


Sally Banks

Violin lessons


Wayne Cherry

Singing and guitar lessons


Lauren Newbery 

Keyboard lessons



Short term program partnerships:


Scientists in Schools Program - partnership with Sarah Maddison, astrophysicist


VIS Sportsperson in Schools Program - working with Jacqui Cooper and Ziggy Callan


Hawthorn Football Club - coaching sessions


Local sporting associations and clubs - clincs and demonstrations


Local artist - providing specialist classes