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Welcome to Wallaroo Primary School

Wallaroo Primary School’s mission is to be a school of excellence where every child achieves his or her potential through the provision of outstanding education and care. Driving this aim is a belief that:

 Ø  Every child matters, every day

Ø  All children can be high achievers

In improving outcomes and providing a high standard of academic achievement the school is focussed on effective teaching approaches such as Explicit Instruction and Direct Instruction and the development of literacy and numeracy through the delivery of rigorous and structured Reading, Writing, Spelling and Mathematics programs.

 Underpinning our relentless focus on continuous improvement and quality outcomes is our school’s philosophy which includes:

 The 3 Imperatives

Ø  Students trust and respect their teacher

Ø  Work must be provided at children’s level

Ø  All Children have friends at school

 The 4 Pillars

Ø  Teachers are accountable for student learning

Ø  Explicit instruction

Ø  Moving students learning from short-term memory to long-term memory

Ø  Positive relationship between students and teachers

 The 6 Givens

Ø  High expectations

Ø  Quality relationships

Ø  Excellent presentation and handwriting

Ø  High quality classroom display

Ø  Students’ work is corrected and they are given detailed feedback

Ø  Positive and productive teaching and learning environments

By enrolling your child at Wallaroo Primary School, you can be confident you have made the right choice for your son or daughter as our school is firmly focussed towards best practice and students striving to be the best they can be.