Grade 1 & 2


In Grades 1 & 2 the daily program consists of the 2 hour Literacy block (Reading and Writing) and 1 hour of Numeracy each day.

The Grade 1 & 2 students participate in fluid grouping for some Mathematics topics. This involves mixed class teaching with students placed in groups that best suit their individual needs and stage of development.

A range of technology is used across all areas of the curriculum including computers, Talking Tin Lids and iPads to enhance teaching and learning.

During the week the children also participate in Visual Art, Performing Art/Music, Library, ICT, French, STEM (Science and Technology) Physical Education and the ‘You Can Do It / Mindfulness’ program.

Grade 1
The Integrated Curriculum topics covered are:

TERM 1: How can we keep ourselves safe?
TERM 2: Who helps us in our community
TERM 3: How has family life changed over time?
TERM 4: What is a life cycle?

Activities that enhance and further support student learning involve:

  • RACV Street Scene program
  • Road Spotto Walk
  • Community helper visits (a doctor, life saver, vet, police officer & fireman)
  • Community Helper Dress Up Day
  • Barwon Grange excursion
  • Olden Days Dress Up Day
  • Roaming with Reptiles incursion


Grade 2
The Integrated Curriculum topics covered are:

TERM 1: How can we use our YCDI skills to help us?
TERM 2: How can we keep ourselves healthy?
TERM 3: What can magnets and electricity do?
TERM 4: Why are plants and trees important to our environment?

Activities that enhance and further support student learning involve:

  • Healthy Bodies learning rotations
  • Scienceworks excursion
  • Static electricity experiments
  • Ecolinc excursion
  • Adopting a tree program
  • Grade 2 camp experience