School Vision & Goals

Vision

A Caring Community School which aims to develop well adjusted individuals who strive to achieve their full potential in a dynamic, caring and supportive environment.

 

 

Goals

At Tallarook Primary School, we aim to meet the challenge of specific educational goals for students as well as developing resilient, independent and socially adept young children.   We aim to foster:

 

o   sound academics

o   self-discipline and self-worth

o   respect for others

o   co-operative learning and living skills

 

Our dedicated staff take a very real interest in all children and are committed to each child’s future success by providing challenging programs that promote individual growth and achievement, leadership and co-operation with others.

 

Students are encouraged to have significant input into, and responsibility for, their learning.  Our staff plan using learning styles, group work, communication and a wide range of thinking skills to encourage deep understanding and knowledge.  Every student, parents and the teacher contributes toward students’ Individual Learning Plans with student achievement being goal focused.

 

At Tallarook Primary School, our belief in providing your child with a broad and practical learning experience has resulted in an engaging, comprehensive curriculum incorporating:

 

  • -  A strong emphasis on Numeracy and Literacy
  • -  Thinking skills from Prep – Grade 6
  • -  A sustainable environment program
  • -  Multimedia and computer skills development
  • -  Access to visiting Library and Art services
  • -  Active Physical Education and interschool sports program
  • -  L.O.T.E. (Indonesian) from Prep – Grade 6
  • -  Exposure across all areas of The Arts

 

In addition, a marvelous buddy program is in place.  Students participate in many extra-curricular activities and can elect to participate in the Active After School Program.

 

At Tallarook Primary School, there is an active partnership between school, home and community.  We believe each child receives the care, attention and opportunities which will help them learn, broaden their experiences and develop the self-confidence they need to grow into successful young adults in the twenty first century.

 

Tallarook Primary School provides an inclusive education for children with specific needs.

 

Tallarook Primary School values students’ views and incorporates them into planning related to school environment, organisation and practice.  We actively provide student leadership opportunities which encourage students to:

 

o   Accept roles of responsibility with integrity and honesty

o   Foster a sense of vision and purpose

o   Work collectively with, and lead, others

o   Take on responsibilities and use decision making skills

o   Earn the respect of others through their actions