Glen Huntly Primary School implements its curriculum derived directly from the current Victorian Curriculum F-10 requirements, covering the Learning Areas of English, Mathematics, Humanities, Science, Technologies (Design and Technologies and Digital Technologies), Health and Wellbeing and Capabilities (Ethical, Intercultural, Critical and Creative Thinking and Personal and Social Capabilities), including the Learning Areas as specialist domains of Visual Arts, Physical Education, Music, Science and the LOTE area of Japanese, and as per Department’s School Hours.
The Victorian Curriculum provides a coherent and comprehensive set of prescribed content and common achievement standards, which Victorian schools use to plan student learning programs, assess student progress and report to parents.
Glen Huntly Primary School provides all students with a planned and structured curriculum to equip them with the knowledge, skills and attributes needed to complete their schooling and to make a successful transition from school to work, training or further education.
Glen Huntly Primary School is committed to offering a comprehensive curriculum based on and derived from the Victorian Curriculum F-10. The key points in this framework, and in line with the F–10 Revised Curriculum Planning and Reporting Guidelines, are a commitment to:
● A defined curriculum content that is the basis for student learning
● Curriculum planning that is based on two-year bands of schooling rather than each year level
● Developing and publishing a separate whole-school curriculum plan that documents our teaching and learning program
● Reporting student learning against the Achievement Standards in the curriculum
● Reporting student learning to students and parents/carers/carers in line with the Department of Education and Training (DET’s) Reporting Student Achievement and Progress Foundation to 10 policy.
Glen Huntly Primary School is committed to providing a safe, supportive and inclusive environment for all students, staff and members of our community. Our school recognises the importance of the partnership between our school and parents/carers and carers to support student learning, engagement and wellbeing. We share a commitment to and responsibility for, creating an inclusive and safe school environment for our students and staff.
The programs and teaching at Glen Huntly Primary School support and promote the principles and practice of Australian democracy, including a commitment to:
· elected government
· the rule of law
· equal rights for all before the law
· freedom of religion
· freedom of speech and association
· the values of openness and tolerance
· Inclusive education
Glen Huntly Primary School’s vision is to optimise student learning growth across all curriculum areas derived directly from the Victorian Curriculum F-10 and levels of ability, enhance the leadership profile and strengthen instructional and shared leadership aligned to the high performance culture of the school. Students are at the heart of every decision we make and we implement a shared belief and understanding about student and staff success.
Glen Huntly Primary School has a deep commitment to:
· Inspire our students to be respectful, caring and resilient citizens of the local and global community; Learning Today Leading Tomorrow
· be a high performing school with embedded evidence and informed best practice that is visible in each classroom
Should you wish to investigate further the Victorian Curriculum that is being implemented at Glen Huntly Primary School, you may consult the following websites: