Curriculum at Yarrilee:
Our curriculum plan is inclusive of all year levels from Prep
through to Year 6 and is focussed on developing the needs of the whole
Our curriculum plan encompasses all key learning areas:
- the arts
(art, music, dance and drama)
- health and
physical education (HPE)
other than english (LOTE) - Chinese in Middle and Senior School.
Curriculum team, led by the Head of Curriculum and Master Teacher, includes
representative teachers from P-6 who develop literacy and numeracy programs
that encourage higher order thinking skills, align with the Australian
Curriculum requirements and reflects our whole school pedagogical framework so
that effective instruction is happening in every classroom, every day. This
promotes high expectations and positively influences the achievements of our
students so that they develop a life-long love of learning.
and Numeracy Focus:
State School has highlighted Literacy and Numeracy as school priorities for
2016 and 2017.
years we have had both our HOC and Master Teacher working with staff to further
compliment their development of Yarrilee programs and procedures. This enabled
us to embed a whole school approach to Reading and implement balanced literacy
blocks including modelled and shared practices as well as decoding and
comprehension, Sound Waves, Words Their Way, writing and vocabulary. Our
focussed guided reading groups ensure each child receives regular adult support
to address and develop their individual reading goal.
is prioritised with specialist staff in structured blocks where students engage
in Warm Ups, Problem Solving using the STAR process and hands on learning to
experience maths in real world contexts.
Do It- Program Achieve.
and Emotional learning’s main purpose is to support students in a collective
effort through school and home to optimise the social, emotional and academic
outcomes for all young people.
has adopted the You Can Do It Program: with the core purpose of developing
young people’s social and emotional capabilities, including:
- Confidence (academic and
- Getting Along and