Tecoma Primary School provides a broad curriculum that ensures opportunities and successes for all children. Our school has a reputation for its positive, caring environment which promotes and celebrates endeavour and the pursuit of excellence.
We promote excellence in learning by providing quality programs that challenge and interest all students.
Tecoma fosters the development of self-esteem, confidence, independence and co-operative skills.
The Victorian Curriculum Foundation (Prep) – 10 (F – 10) sets out what every student should learn during their first eleven years of schooling. The curriculum is the common set of knowledge and skills required by students for life-long learning, social development and active and informed citizenship.
The Victorian Curriculum F-10 incorporates the Australian Curriculum and reflects Victorian priorities and standards.
The design of the Victorian Curriculum F-10 is set out below:
Critical and Creative Thinking
- Cross Curricular Learning in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures, Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia and Sustainability spans across all curriculum areas.
See https://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/ for more detailed information about the Victorian Curriculum.
The Victorian Curriculum matches the level to the grade as follows:
Foundation Level – First year of school (Prep)
Level 1 – Grade 1
Level 2 – Grade 2
Level 3 – Grade 3
Level 4 – Grade 4
Level 5 – Grade 5
Level 6 – Grade 6
Tecoma Primary School places particular emphasis on the development of Literacy and Numeracy skills.
We have specialist staff operating comprehensive programs in the areas of:
- Reading Room Literacy Support (Grade P-6)
- Literacy and Numeracy tutoring
- Visual Arts
- Performing Arts – Music
- LOTE – Japanese
- Physical Education
All students attend weekly Science & fortnightly Library sessions.
The use of Digital Technologies (laptops, Chromebooks, iPads, Promethean white boards) is interwoven into the curriculum to enhance and optimise student learning.
All students have the opportunity to participate in a range of educational programs and activities including:
- Swimming Program
- Camps and Excursions
- School Productions
- Bike Education
- Perceptual Motor Program
- Garden Club
- Lego CLub
- Art Club
- Junior and Senior Code Club
- Japanese Club
- Sports training
- Volleyball (Grade 5 and 6)
- Inter school Sport
- House Sports in Cross Country, Swimming & Athletics