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our vision for teaching and learning
Freshwater Bay Primary School is dedicated to the “continuous improvement of all children’s learning” and aims to provide a teaching and learning environment that is modern, differentiatied for individual needs and provides an outstanding education for all children’s learning.
We believe it is essential to recognise individual differences and our teachers employ a variety of learning strategies to help every child reach his/her potential. Our school academic plans, including the development of strong collaboration and feedback skills, leads to enriched learning and enhanced outcomes for students.
Our Academic Planning:
- Recognises the expertise, commitment and professionalism of our teachers
- Integrates the practices in literacy and numeracy that are part of the Western Australian Curriculum.
- Acknowledges the crucial role of high quality collaboration, communication and feedback in school effectiveness and improvement.
- Recognises the challenges in meeting the diverse needs of all students and requires teachers to identify and support or challenge those in need.
- Recognises the importance of new technologies and their evolving role in assisting students to learn and demonstrate their literacy and numeracy capabilities.
- Is based on the commitment of the teachers to prioritise literacy and numeracy and use a combination of strategies to ensure all students reach their full potential
- Is informed by clear evidence and data gathered by a variety of sources.
- Recognises and values the importance of the partnership between home and the school.
Literacy and numeracy remain at the heart of our curriculum. All teachers priortise the development of these important skills and all students are supported to progress to higher standards as they move throughout the school.
The school community has identified 3 areas of priority for students:
- Extension of Writing