Teaching and learning

Fostering curiosity and a love of learning is central to our teaching and learning program here at Wales Street, and as an accredited IB school, we strive to ensure that our learning program is engaging, relevant, challenging and significant.

THE IB PRIMARY YEARS PROGRAMME

We are an authorised IB World School* for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme.

VICTORIAN CURRICULUM

Victorian Curriculum is the Foundation to Year 10 curriculum that provides a single, coherent and comprehensive set of prescribed content and common achievement standards

MORE ON THE PYP

Find out more about the Primary Years Programme and how we’re implementing it at Wales Street Primary School.

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Introducing the Learner Profile >

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LITERACY

Literacy is vital to ensuring your child has the best chance to succeed in their schooling and everyday life. 

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MATHEMATICS

We believe that Mathematics provides a way of explaining and analysing the world around us.

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VISUAL ARTS

Our Visual Arts Program exposes our students to a wide range of experiences through which they develop skills, techniques and processes in each of the art areas in the curriculum.

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PERFORMING ARTS

During their 7 years at Wales Street, students develop a rich understanding of all facets of the crafts of Music, Drama and Dance.

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PHYSICAL EDUCATON

See how we use games and activities to develop teamwork and sportsmanship, fundamental movement skills, co-ordination, co-operation and confidence.

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ITALIAN

We offer an engaging and interactive Italian program to develop communication skills, social, historical and cultural knowledge of the Italian language. 

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LIBRARY AND ICT AT WALES STREET

Our Library is a safe and relaxing space, where we use our imagination while we listen to, find and read stories, and feed our curiosity.

PRESENTATIONS FOR FAMILIES

Maths information night

Maths information night

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Grade 3 info night

Grade 3 information night

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Literacy info night

Literacy information night

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Additional programs and activities

INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC

We facilitate access to quality instrumental music lessons through a user-pays system delivered by a number of external providers

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SCHOOL SWIMMING

Wales Street offers a swimming program for all grades – from Foundation right through to Grade 6. The program runs for 8 weeks, and while optional, we encourage all children to learn to swim.

KELLY SPORTS

Run each term after school, the Kelly Sports program provides a range of fun and stimulating activities that develop children’s fundamental sporting skills in an environment that encourages children to give sport a go.

CHESS CLUB

Think! Concentrate! Gain Confidence! Have FUN! Chess Club runs all year for all year levels, for rookies and advanced players. Contact Coach Jim Cannon for more information:

jimphd2000@gmail.com

KARATE

Heiwa No Te Karate Do.

Contact Registered Office – Michael Delmo ( Director )
14 Ballarat Street LALOR Vic 3075. 0409022601.
Head Instructor. Peter Patsiavos  0418591934
Email: mrd44@optusnet.com.au
Website:  heiwanote.org