It is recognised that each individual's success in life largely rests on their ability and capacity to understand, respond to and appreciate the power and importance of language and number. Our goal is to provide effective support and strategies to improve literacy & numeracy skills for individuals.
Students are assisted by both Educational Specialists and Professionals from the local community. Students have access to:
The QuickSmart Program aims to improve the numeracy and literacy development of students who are not achieving their academic potential. Participating students may have varying levels of learning difficulty due to a wide range of factors.
The QuickSmart program is a responsive small-group intervention that aims to develop fluent (Quick) and efficient (Smart) strategy use. QuickSmart uses research-based instructional strategies to support the learning of selected middle school students so that they are more actively and successfully engaged in inclusive classroom settings.
A limited number of students in years 7 and 8 will be selected for either the Numeracy or Literacy program following a thorough screening process and parents/guardians will be contacted regarding the program.
The Victorian DET (Department of Education and Training) have produced a booklet called The 201 Literacy and Maths Tips which provides handy hints and ways you can help your child develop literacy and maths skills. It provides practical activities for you do with your child at home and questions you can ask your child to help them learn.
The Department of Education and Training Victoria has produced a free App called SchoolMate that provides a wealth of information for parents about what the curriculum covers at each year level from Foundation to Year 10 and suggests activities and reading that you can do at home to support your child's learning.