The Upper Primary program, located on the Northcote Campus, caters for students between the ages of 8-12 years. The students within the Upper Primary Department are supported by two fulltime teachers and two teacher assistants. The program is implemented in line with the Victorian Essential Learning Standards (VELS) and incorporates the Victorian Curriculum.
The program focuses on students’ individual learning needs and engagement in age-appropriate activities, and aims to develop and extend students’ independent living and social skills within the school setting. Students participate in Discipline-Based Learning sessions such as English, Mathematics and Integrated Units of Learning, Health and Respectful Relationships and Social Capabilities; as well as attending regular Art, Performing Arts and Physical Education sessions with specialist staff.
There are further opportunities for students to participate in extra-curricular activities including camps/sleepover, excursions, swimming, gardening and Bike Ed.