About Us

Welcome to Cowwarr Primary School. Our beautiful school was established in 1877 at the foot hills to the Thomson Valley. The school has a family atmosphere where children learn and play with friends of all ages, supporting and teaching one another. New families are always welcome to the township and a feeling of welcoming warmth is evident throughout our community.

We are a part of the Sale Rural Cluster 8 similar sized schools: Nambrok Denison PS, Bundalaguah PS, Cobains PS, Wurruk PS, Seaspray PS, Loch Sport PS and Airly PS

Cowwarr Primary School is situated approximately 186km east of Melbourne and 28km (26mins) north east of Traralgon in the Latrobe Valley and 44km (33mins) west of Sale in Gippsland and resides in the Wellington Shire district. The town and surrounding area has an approximate population of 563.

The school was established in 1877 and it has 23 students currently enrolled in 2020, with a full time teaching principal, one full time teacher and three part time education support staff. Our school has a large playground, sandpit and cubby house, covered walk way to the toilet block, vegetable garden, large hot house. There are also several fruit trees. Children are involved in the growing of vegetables, harvesting of fruit and vegetables, marketing and selling of produce at the local store. Internally we have two class rooms, a general purpose room, a library, art room, outdoor learning centre and fully equipped kitchen.