Our Lady's Primary School, Wangaratta

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Embracing a compassionate and dynamic community through strong Gospel values, quality education and promoting respect for all

 

Assessment and Reporting

 

Students are assessed at a number of points through out their time at school and in each school year.

The assessment of a students progress is fundamental to Our Lady's vision for learning. 

Assessment is both formative ( informing our teaching ) and summative ( a summary of how their learning is progressing ).

Read more: Assessment and Reporting

Programs

Our Lady's Primary School offers programs  in the areas of 

  • Religious Education
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Humanities
  • Health and Physical Education
  • The Arts
  • LOTE - Italian Year 3-6
  • Interdisciplinary Learning as out lined by AusVELS

Specialsit programs are run for Library, Visual Arts, Special Education, Performing Arts and Reading Recovery.

Support is avaialble for a range of social and emotion programs through the work of our Home School / Welfare officer.

 

Curriculum

The curriculum of Our Lady’s Primary School is the lived pathway to the educational hopes expressed in our graduates outcomes. It should embrace the government and Diocesan requirements as well as being relevant to the students and families of our community.

Curriculum Foundations:

  • The Religious Education curriculum is based on the direction given by the Diocese of Sandhurst.
  • The curriculum for areas other than Religious Education is based on the curriculum framework of Victoria, or Australia, as directed by the Catholic Education Commission of Victoria. 
  • The English curriculum is based on the Australian Curriculum using the links to West Australian First Steps English as the primary planning and pedagocical pathway. 
  • The Mathematics curriculum will be based on the Australian Curriculum using the links to West Australian First Steps English as the primary planning and pedagocical pathway. 
  • The Histrory curriculum is based on the Australian Curriculum and will be delivered through the inquiry throughline “Where are we in time and place”.
  • The Science curriculum is based on the Australian Curriculum and will be delivered through the inquiry throughlines “How the World Works” and “How we share the planet.”

Philosophy of Learning

 

Our Lady’s Wangaratta Vision For Learning:

... all involved with the school will have learning at the fore front of our effort and actions. We believe that learning happens best if it is explicit, based on information, relevant, engaging, based on clear expectations and it is the responsibility of every one.