Opportunities to ExploreWe pride ourselves on a wide range of curriculum opportunites for our students
It’s not the curriculum that we offer that sets us apart, it’s the manner in which it’s delivered
Any school can teach a curriculum. Amazing schools like ours at Chirnside Park is full of teachers actively and passionately exploring the possibilites of making their teaching practise more innovative, engaging and fun at every turn. This is the single ingredient that drives the most growth in our students.
The success we attain is not only evidenced from the assessement data – but it’s seen through the smiles and joy we see on our students faces as a concept is grasped. This is the indefinable element that drives us as teachers to produce and grow our own teaching skills year in, year out.
We are widely regarded as one of the leading schools in the region for literacy. Our approach is unique and hands on.
One of the pillars of the strong education we offer at Chirnside Park. We make numeracy engaging by bringing it to life with real world problem solving.
Student wellbeing is central to everything that we do inside the classroom and outside. We have a strong focus on building ‘good character’ in all of our students
Our aim is to promote healthy bodies and healthy minds through our brillaint P.E. program.
Music & Performing Arts
Through play & experimentation, our music program is designed to build confidence in our students
Creativity is a vital attribute for 21st century learners and we understand this. Our visual arts program is something we are intrinsicly proud of.
Technology is an inescapable medium in todays digital age and with a very healthy eye on balance we immerse our students in Ipads, interactive whiteboards, computers and lots more.
Science, tech, engineering, art & mathematics sets students up to be critical thinkers for life. Ask any student at Chirnside about STEAM & you will probably hear it’s one of the highlights of the week.
Camps & Outdoor Ed
From years 3-6 our students participate in educationally linked trips off site to many destinations throughout Victoria. The annual surfing safari for Year 6 is a highlight!
Immersion in a secondary language gives students not only the skill of speaking another language but the understanding of a different culture. This benefits of this are teaching students a greater awareness of the world in which they live.