Children are provided with opportunities to worship our Heavenly Father each day and learn in a faith filled environment.
We provide an inquiry based learning program, using Understanding by Design (UbD). Children’s understanding of concepts are developed, with opportunity for innovation, creativity and academic rigor. In Literacy we use Jolly Phonics and the Doorway Into Practical Literacy programs (DIPL).
Children have the opportunity to engage in specialist lessons with trained specialist teachers: Spanish, Physical Education, Performing Arts and Research and Inquiry Learning (RAIL) in the library.
Children’s wellbeing is very important at SVCC. Through the KidsMatter initiative, we seek to develop a sense of belonging and security. Lunch time clubs, House competitions and special events such as Grandparents’ Day and the Arts Extravaganza give children many opportunities to be involved in school life. Parents are also very welcome at these events.
Integral to a sense of security at SVCC is our behaviour management policy, which is carefully implemented.
Years 4 to 6 participate in a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) iPad program. We believe it is vital for children to be equipped to participate in our ever-changing 21st Century society. iPads are a necessary tool to empower children to learn.
Foundation to Year 3 students access a school bank of iPads.
The Learning Hub provides Learning Support and Extended Learning programs.
Learning Support enables children to build the critical literacy and numeracy skills necessary for success. Communication between teachers and families is a valued part of the process.
Our Extended Learning program offers opportunities for children to flourish in their giftings. Philosophy is offered across all year levels to grow analytical thinking. We offer Debating, Chess tournaments, Tournament of the Minds and the Oliphant Science Awards in the program.