Enrolments for Foundation 2019

Welcome to Rowellyn Park Primary School

Our Vision:

Empowering students in a caring community, where learning is everywhere, opportunities are varied and character is developed.

Our Motto:

Together we learn.

Our Values:

Respect, Resilience, Responsibility, Reflection

Our Mission

We aim to immerse families in a wholesome primary school journey filled with memorable experiences and challenging opportunities - a place in which children are supported to develop life-long friendships.
We gain the highest level of job satisfaction from helping children become literate and numerate, valuing a hands on approach, with a practical emphasis on how their learning is useful in the 'real world'.
We have built an inclusive culture in which diverse backgrounds are celebrated and individual social, emotional, physical and cognitive needs are met.
As a genuine community with a shared sense of responsibility for the future of our children, we enjoy a unique family feel.

Flexible Groups

The different learning needs of each student are taken into consideration when teachers plan their teaching and learning programs.  A variety of assessment tools are used to identify areas where students need further work, or are showing greater learning.  Focus groups are created within double classes to help cater for these different learning needs.  The members of each group change depending on the needs of the students and the content being covered.  This makes the learning programs specifically targeted, and much more effective and relevant.
Teachers at Rowellyn Park Primary School use flexible groups within their classroom, double grade and year level, to ensure that the curriculum is delivered and taught to their students at their point of need.

Explicit Instruction

Explicit instruction is a structured, systematic and effective approach for teaching academic skills.  It is unambiguous and direct.  Students are guided through the learning process with clear statements about the purpose and rationale for learning, with clear explanations and directions from the teacher.  The learning proceeds in small steps, with frequent checks for student understanding and students are supported with feedback until mastery is achieved.

Teachers at Rowellyn Park use the elements of explicit instruction to provide a learning program that is targeted to the needs of each individual learner.

Personalised Learning

Teachers at Rowellyn Park use personalised learning to tailor the curriculum to meet the individual needs of learners.  They use assessment to identify the learning needs of each student, and use a variety of teaching approaches and learning environments to help each student achieve their personal best.

School Values

The school values of Respect, Responsibility, Resilience and Reflection form the backbone of what is expected from students at Rowellyn Park.  They feature heavily in the Yard and Classroom Stages of Behaviour and Rowellyn Rulz.

Student Wellbeing

Developing the Values of respect, Responsibility, Resilience and Reflection are just as important as developing skills in Literacy and Numeracy.

We use a range of programs to complement the classroom instruction.  In the Senior School, The Resilience Project forms the core of or Wellbeing Program.

In 2018 we welcomed Murphy our Support Dog to work with our students to provide support and comfort when necessary.

Out of School Hours Care

Rowellyn Park Primary School operates an Out of School Hours Childcare (OSHC) service. OSHC incorporates vacation, curriculum day and before and after school care. The service includes a wide variety of activities that cater for children’s social, emotional, intellectual, language, physical and creative needs. Rowellyn Park’s OSHC is run by a vibrant, friendly and approachable, professional team.

The before school care program opens at 6:45am on weekdays and a nutritious breakfast is provided.  The evening session runs from 3:30 to 6:30pm and an afternoon snack is supplied.  During school holidays OSHC provides a host of vibrant activities that includes on site activities and external excursions.

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Awesome students
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District Pennants Won
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Distinctions in Australian Mathematics Competition

Rowellyn Park is about providing a safe and supportive learning environment where all students can realise their potential.

We pride ourselves on the positive relationships we build with students, parents and the wider community.

STUDENT SAFETY 90%
PARENT SATISFACTION 80%
STAFF SATISFACTION 80%