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:
HASS ( Humanities and Social Sciences)
(art, music, dance and drama)
Physical Education (HPE)
Languages Other than English (LOTE) -
Chinese in Middle and Senior School.
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.
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 priority areas.
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.
Squad" teams compromising of teacher
aides work with each mini school ensuring each child receives regular adult
support targeted to meet their needs.
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 the 5 Keys to Success in Prep :
In years 1-6 the 12 Positive Attitude are explored and
I Can Do It