Banyan Fields Primary School uses the Victorian Curriculum to plan for student needs and report on student progress. The Victorian Curriculum F–10 sets out what every student should learn during their first eleven years of schooling. The Victorian Curriculum incorporates the Australian Curriculum and reflects Victorian priorities and standards.
Banyan Fields Primary School provides a comprehensive curriculum with a strong focus on literacy, numeracy and wellbeing. Banyan Fields Primary School is committed to providing a safe, secure and stimulating learning environment for all students. We understand that students reach their full potential only when they are happy, healthy and safe, and that a positive school culture helps to engage students and support them in their learning. Our school acknowledges that student wellbeing and student learning outcomes are closely linked.
In English, students literacy skills are developed through targeted teaching and learning experiences. Students’ individual abilities are monitored using formal and ongoing assessment practices in order to provide learning opportunities that caters for the identified needs of each student. We are focused on developing students’ oral language, reading, writing and listening skills through development of their word attack strategies, text comprehension, vocabulary and fluency.
In Mathematics, students develop skills and mathematical understandings in fluency & language, logical reasoning, analytical thought and problem solving. Students’ individual abilities are monitored using formal and ongoing assessment practices in order to provide learning opportunities that caters for the identified needs of each student. We are focused on developing student understandings of mathematical concepts by providing opportunities for consolidation and application of learning through authentic experiences.
Digital Technologies are an integral part of student learning at Banyan Fields Primary School. Students have access to a wide range of digital technologies, students have access to iPads, chrome books and laptops to support student daily learning.
The Specialist program at Banyan Fields provide students with instruction in Physical Education, Language (Auslan), and The Arts and Science.