our curriculum & programs

Student achievements are included in the uEducateUs Communication application which parents are able to access throughout the year.

core curriculum

A broad and balanced educational program is provided throughout the school and is based on the Victorian Curriculum.

The Victorian Curriculum F-10 sets out what every student should learn during their first eleven years of schooling.  The curriculum is the common set of knowledge and skills required by students for life-long learning, social development and active and informed citizenship.

The Victorian Curriculum F-10 incorporates the Australian Curriculum and reflects Victorian priorities and standards.  

The Victorian Curriculum F-10 includes eight learning areas and four capabilities.  The learning areas of the Arts, Humanities and Technologies include distinct disciplines.  The capabilities represent sets of knowledge and skills that are developed and applied across the curriculum.

The following table indicates the eight learning areas and four capabilities.

Learning Areas Capabilities
The Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Media Arts
  • Music
  • Visual Arts
  • Visual Communication Design
English
  • English
  • English as an Additional Language (EAL)
Health and Physical Education
The Humanities
  • Civics and Citizenship
  • Economics and Business
  • Geography
  • History
Languages
Mathematics
Science
Technologies
  • Design and Technologies
  • Digital Technologies
Critical and Creative Thinking
Ethical
Intercultural
Personal and Social

 

More information about the Victorian Curriculum can be obtained by clicking here.

reporting to parents

School reports are distributed at the end of Semester 1 and 2. 

Parent teacher interviews are conducted at the start of the school year, mid-year and the end of year.  Additional parent teacher interviews are available throughout the year upon request.

In addition, Student achievements are included in the uEducateUs Communication application which parents are able to access throughout the year.

 

programs

Open Water Learning Program

Tyers Primary School conducts an Open Water Learning Program that provides students the opportunity to participate in water safety learning at venues such as the beach, closed waterways and rivers so as to learn how to be safe whilst swimming in these locations.  These programs are supported by trained lifesavers and instructors.

 

 

Paddock to Plate Program

The school Paddock to Plate program provides students the opportunity to use produce grown at the school and learn how to cook simple snacks and meals.  This program is linked in with the literacy and numeracy curriculum to provide real life learning situations.

The school has a small school farm & garden that includes chickens and quails.  Students are involved in the care and feeding of the chickens and quails.  Students collect eggs which are then used in student cooking lessons.

The school has a number of fruit trees and vegetable gardens which provide produce for use in the student cooking programs

 

 

Camps & Excursions

Students in Grade 5 & 6 participate in a three day ski camp to Mt Baw Baw in August each year where they participate in both downhill and cross-country skiing, environmental studies and snow play including tobogganing.

Grade 3 and 4 students participate in a three day camp. This camp is held in conjunction with other local rural schools to allow students the opportunity to connect with students from other schools. Students in Grade P- 2 participate in a school activities evening.

The school participates in a range of incursions and excursions, including; visits to the Traralgon Library, visiting artists and cartoonists and in-school performances.

 



Arts Program

The Arts Program includes specialist sessions in art, participation in a school performances and productions and the opportunity to view art through the Tyers Art Festival.

 

 

Science Program

The school has a dedicated Science and Technology room where students are able to explore scientific concepts and processes.  They are encouraged to experiment and take risks with their learning in a safe environment.

 

Sport

Tyers Primary School provides a comprehensive sports program that includes health and physical education lessons, involvement in the local school’s district athletics, crosscountry and sports competitions.  Students from Tyers have successfully moved through to zone, regional and state competitions in a range of sports.

 

 

after school care 

This After School Care Program is conducted at Tyers Primary School each night of the school week up until 5pm. There is a minimal cost to parents who use the program of $10.00 per student per night.  Bookings are essential.

Download Booking Form for Tyers Primary School After School Care