RATIONALE:Curriculum covers all the arrangements the school makes for students’ development and learning. It includes the course content, student activities, teaching approaches, the way in which teachers and classes are organised and decisions on the need for and the use of facilities and resources.Our school encourages its students to strive for excellence in all of their endeavours. To achieve this, the school provides sequential teaching and learning programs that deliver a comprehensive, broadly based and inclusive curriculum.Each year the school will map out its curriculum offerings. It will be in the form of a Curriculum Plan (see Appendix A).AIMS:
(http://www.eduweb.vic.gov.au/edulibrary/public/schadmin/environment/4-3.pdf)The teachers will determine the curriculum program for the following year, based on student interests, the ‘Four Year Inquiry Study’ planner and the needs of the school’s curriculum plan to maintain balance.The Victorian curriculum will be used as a framework for curriculum development and delivery at years Foundation to 6 in accordance with DET policy and guidelines. Teachers will also access National Curriculum Scope and Sequence statements for guidance and reference.