Metung Primary School aims to maximise the potential of its students both as individuals and within the community through nurturing a safe and stimulating environment where high expectations, empathy, inclusivity, teamwork, academic rigour and life-long learning are valued.
Metung Primary School, is situated in a natural bush setting on the Gippsland Lakes between Bairnsdale and Lakes Entrance. The local area has a healthy tourist industry based upon recreation, boating and fishing.
The core focus of the school is to provide opportunities for all students to achieve academic excellence, develop to their individual potential, become self-motivated learners, develop a sense of pride in their work and themselves and become active members of the community. Also the school aims to develop an atmosphere in which children care for and respect themselves, other people and their environment.
The school now consists of the original rural school and three relocatable classrooms. Two of these classrooms are brand new being part of a recent Government Grant. Metung Primary School comprises of 3 classes; Prep/1, 2/3/4 and 5/6. Specialist programs include Music program, LOTE, Science, Art, and the Mobile Library program (MARC).