It’s not the curriculum that we offer that sets us apart, it’s the manner in which it’s delivered
Any school can teach a curriculum. Amazing schools like ours is full of teachers actively and passionately exploring the possibilities of making their teaching practice more innovative, engaging and fun at every turn. This is the single ingredient that drives the most growth in our students.
The success we attain is not only evidenced by the assessment data – but it’s seen through the smiles and joy we see on our student’s faces as a concept is grasped. This is the indefinable element that drives us as teachers to produce and grow our own teaching skills year in, year out.
Student well-being is at the heart of everything we do. Children are supported in many ways in order for them to feel safe and connected to their peers and the wider school community.
Educating the Whole Child
The whole child approach to learning focuses on the bigger picture. We recognise the responsibility to support the health and happiness of our students and not just their academic results
All students at Templestowe Valley Primary School participate in Reader’s Workshop every day. During these sessions students learn effective strategies for life-long reading.
At Templestowe Valley Primary School we want all children to be confident problem solvers and enthusiastic Mathematicians. Students are given lots of opportunities to explore and investigate Mathematics in their everyday lives.
All students have 1 hour lesson of Physical Education per week. Students in Foundation – Year 2 focus on PMP and developing their Fundamental Motor Skills (run, jump, hop, skip, leap, one and two-handed strike) in fun and engaging games. Students in Years 3-6 learn Sport Specific Skills; tactics, umpiring and rules of most sports.
The Visual Arts program is held in a large and spacious classroom attended by each grade for one hour per week. The program consists of the various aspects of the curriculum including painting, drawing, collage, printing, modelling, construction, clay and textiles.
The Performing Arts program at Templestowe Valley Primary School provides students with a creative, engaging and encouraging environment where they learn, perform and develop skills in all aspects of performance.
At Templestowe Valley Primary School, the Mandarin Program provides learners with language skills, and also a cultural awareness of the Chinese speaking community.
At Templestowe Valley Primary School, our community is made up of energetic staff, students, parents and friends who have demonstrated a strong commitment to environmental education, sustainable living practices and empowering students to become future leaders.
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