Our schooling philosophy
At Kings Park Primary School we hold high expectations for our students and are committed to their well-being as well as their academic progress. Each student is encouraged in a caring and secure environment to achieve their personal best.“Closing the gap, raising the bar, expanding horizons” This statement encapsulates our school’s core purpose and direction. The school is united and relentless in its pursuit to ensure that every student maximises their learning to achieve an acceptable Literacy and Numeracy standard. Our school’s primary focus is on the acquisition, consolidation and extension of fundamental Literacy and Numeracy skills. We are indeed fortunate to have a staff committed to implementing the very best educational practise.
All students enrolled at Kings Park Primary School have the right to feel safe and be safe. The wellbeing of children in our care will always be our first priority and we do not and will not tolerate child abuse. We aim to create a child-safe and child-friendly environment where children are free to enjoy life without any concern for their safety. There is particular attention paid to the most vulnerable children, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, and children with a disability.
At Kings Park we have adopted the following guiding principles for the development and implementation of school policies and programs.
In the implementation of these principles our school provides:
The core curriculumThe Principal and teaching staff are responsible for developing and implementing curriculum programs according to the School’s Strategic Plan, school policy and Department of Education and Early Childhood Development guidelines. A balanced curriculum is planned so that all students experience a range of studies and activities during their primary years.School curriculum programs are founded on the Victorian Essential Learning Standards that has been developed for use in all Victorian Government schools. At Kings Park, we use these guidelines to develop and implement teaching & learning programs that emphasise the relationship and interdependence between the key learning areas. The school core essential learning areas are:
Our school motto is “Learn to Live” and our school vision is “By the time, students leave Year 6 at Kings Park Primary we believe that they should have the ability to access information, utilise skills and possess values to be independent communicators and life long learners.”