Sunbury Heights Primary School's moral purpose is to ensure that all students regardless of their location or background can achieve. Our goal is that all our students will be literate, numerate and curious and our aim to build a platform of achievement in a caring environment . At Sunbury Heights every student has the right to feel safe and comfortable and the right to learn. We value team work, effective communication, informed decision making and community involvement.
Parent’s are our child’s first teachers. At Sunbury Heights , we are committed to working in partnership with parents in the continuing education of their children. At Sunbury Heights , staff and parents are united in their common aim to provide the very best in learning and welfare for each child.
Learning -Discovering new things. Getting better at what we do and how we think.
Cooperation-Working with others for the good of everyone
Responsibility- Maklng good decisions and setting a good example
Caring- Looking after yourself and being considerate of others. Accepting everyone and valuing their bnbeliefs and opinions
Respect- Being polite and taking care of the environment
We pride ourselves on
- Caring and highly professional staff
- Active school council
- Enthusiastic parents and friends association
- Well resourced classrooms and Art, Library, Physical Education and Science facilities and programs
- One to one Laptop access for students across school
- Celebration of student success
- Regular community assemblies and events
- Spacious playground area
- Full operating canteen providing affordable and healthy breakfasts , lunches and snacks
- Before and After school Care on –site
- Vacation Care and holiday programs on –site
- Free Fruit Friday
Curriculum and Programs
Sunbury Heights provides a comprehensive ,stimulating program which provides a diverse range of learning opportunities for all our students. Our curriculum is designed based on the Victorian Essential Learning Standards and encompasses the three major domains of :
Personal and Social Learning (Health, Physical Education, Personal Learning and Interpersonal Learning)
Discipline Based Learning (The Arts, English, Mathematics, Science , Humanities)
Interdisciplinary Learning (Communication , Design, Creativity and Technology, Information and Communication Technology, Thinking Processes)
Specialist Programs include Visual Arts, Physical Education, Perceptual Motor Program, and Science.
Students with additional educational needs are well catered for and there is an opportunity for students to participate in National Literacy and Numerac y Testing. In grades 4 and 6 scholarships and recognition both at a school and local government level are available to our students.
Students have the opportunity to participate in many extra curricula activities. Music Makes The Mind Go Round (prep -2) Footsteps Dance Sports grades 3-6 and instrumental programs in guitar and keyboard . Our students proudly perform at assemblies, school concerts and a range of community events.
- Media Club
- Art Club
Our camping and excursion program s are an integral part of the school program. Camps are offered in Years 4 and 6. We also have a number of excursions and incursions to compliment classroom studies.
Other programs include Language support Programs , Prep-Year 6 Buddy program, Interschool Sport, Swimming ,aerobics, Junior School Council, Year 6 Health and Human relations Program and classroom helpers program