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Curriculum

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 child. 
Our curriculum plan encompasses all key learning areas:
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • HASS ( Humanities and Social Sciences)
  • Technology and Design
  • The Arts (art, music, dance and drama)
  • Health and  Physical Education  (HPE)
  • Languages Other than English (LOTE)  - Chinese in Middle and Senior School.

 

Our Curriculum team, led by our Head of Curriculum Maths/ Science and Head of Curriculum English/ HASS collaboratively  develop literacy and numeracy programs that encourage higher order thinking skills, are responsive to student’s needs, align with the Australian Curriculum requirements and reflect 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.
 
 
Literacy and Numeracy Focus:
 
Yarrilee State School has highlighted Literacy and Numeracy as school priority areas.
 
Year level teams together with our Heads of Curriculum English and Maths and the Leadership team meet regularly to examine student achievement data in order to target student misunderstandings in literacy and numeracy. High yield teaching strategies are identified that will ensure that children are continually moving forward and developing deep understanding.
 
"Flying Squad" teams compromising of a dedicated Literacy Support Teacher and teacher aides work with each mini school ensuring each child receives regular adult support targeted to meet  their needs.  
 
 
 
You Can Do It- Program Achieve.
 
Social 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.
 
Yarrilee 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 social)
  • Persistence
  • Organisation
  • Getting Along  and
  • Resilience