Footscray West Primary School values learning within a supportive environment to ensure the healthy development of every child, so that each has, the knowledge, skills, and resiliency to be successful in a rapidly changing world. Teachers, leaders, support staff, students and community members all work together as a learning community that is dedicated to caring and support, active participation, and positive expectations for all students.
The school adopts the following principles:
Our students experience an engaging curriculum, which develops content, concepts and skills sequentially and is aligned to the Victorian Curriculum. Our students learn more effectively because their learning needs are recognised and instruction is differentiated. They understand when, how and why they are assessed, and how to use quality feedback to support their learning.
Literacy and Numeracy are the foundations of a rich curriculum complimented by the following:
A variety of extra curricula activities are provided, as is support for students with special requirements.
We are proud that our students are confident and that their needs are supported by our professional learning community.
Our instructional model complements the curriculum and connects to practices that have a high impact on student learning.