Staff use a range of strategies and teaching styles to provide the opportunity for all children to achieve their potential, whilst recognising each child’s individuality and special needs.
The Victorian Curriculum F-10A broad and balanced educational program is provided throughout the school and is based on the Victorian Curriculum. The Victorian Curriculum F-10 has been developed based on the National Curriculum, but for the Victorian context. Your child’s progress in this curriculum will be reported to parents both in June and December.
Find out more about the Victorian Curriculum F–10.
Integration of Information Technology into the CurriculumThe school has an extensive computer network that is integrated into each classroom. Students regularly access computers in each classroom, as an integrated part of their learning in many curriculum areas.
The school is also connected to the Internet and boasts a computer literate staff that is committed to on-going professional development in this area. The development of proficiency in the use and application of Learning Technologies throughout the school is one of our major priorities.
Other technologies which staff and students make use of to enhance the learning experience include:
Video Conferencing technology
Communication is a key learning skill and students using videoconferencing can gain opportunities for higher level thinking via live face-to-face interaction with peers, tutors or experts from around the world. Video Conferencing in the classroom can enrich the existing curriculum in many ways such as:
We are continually strive to provide the children with the most up-to-date technologies and the platforms for their use.
HomeworkHomework occurs outside of school hours. It may include conversations with your child, reading, completing work from school, projects, collecting information, spelling, tables, etc. Homework is a valuable aspect of the learning process and contributes to the growth and development of the student. It allows for the development of sound study habits. A Homework class is run on a Thursday afternoon from 3.00pm until 4.00pm. Signed consent forms (available at the office) are required before any child can attend this class.