Victoria Park State School is committed to our students achieving their personal best.
Our school vision
into Learning – Achieve Your Personal Best
Being aware of others and their culture.
Accepting diversity within a democratic society.
Being included and including others.
Respect – Treating others with
considerationand regard, respecting
another person's point of view.
Responsibility – Being accountable for your own actions,
resolving differences in constructive, non-violent and peaceful
ways, contributing to society and civic life and care for the environment.
E Excellence in Endeavour
Seeking to accomplish something worthy and admirable, trying hard and
Our shared beliefs and understandings
Each student can achieve high standards, given the right amount of time and support.
Each teacher can teach to high standards, given the right assistance.
High expectations and early and ongoing intervention are essential.
Teachers and administrators need to be able to articulate what they do and why they teach the way they do.
Parent and community engagement that is effectively focussed on student learning can improve student outcomes.
Working collaboratively: students and staff work towards reaching SMART goals together.
Curriculum & Core Pedagogies
The Australian Curriculum website sets out the core knowledge, understanding, skills and general capabilities that are important for all Australian students.
Age Appropriate Pedagogies
Positive Behaviour for Learning (PBL)
a quality education to every student in a happy, safe, supportive and
Our Agreed School Wide Practices:
Our teachers challenge their students. We have high expectations for all students and we also challenge them by providing instruction that develops higher-order thinking skills.
Our teachers are intentional about their teaching. We are clear about what we teach and use high yield instructional strategies to help students accomplish their learning goals. Our teachers know not only what to do to support student learning but how to do, when to do it, and why we do it.
Our teachers use evidence to improve their practice: We tap into classroom artefacts and students' voice to get the full picture of our impact on learning.
At VPSS our leadership team work alongside our teachers to provide coaching that supports their Performance Developing Plans and to improve student learning outcomes
Our Guiding Questions
How are our students doing in their learning?
How do we know?
What are we doing to improve student learning?
How do we know it is working?
Partnerships (student – teacher – parent)
Our staff value good student-teacher-parent partnerships. This is achieved by all partners communicating in an effective manner to ensure that relationships grow and flourish for the benefit of each and every student. School newsletters and the School Stream App keep our parents informed of class happenings. Formal parent teacher interviews occur at the end of Term 1 and 3.