At Whorouly Primary School we have a vibrant and enthusiastic cohort of students. Each of our students feels a sense of belonging and connection to our school and to fellow students. We forge close relationships where each individual is valued and everyone is equal.
We begin allocating responsibilities to our student as soon as they begin Foundation. We have high expectations of our students and scaffold them to be active participants in all areas of the school from their first year.
We provide personalised learning and tailor our teaching to the interests and abilities of our students. We also actively seek student voice and the opinions, ideas, wonderings and feedback from our students is used in planning and decision making.
While we nurture our students to be their best academic, social and emotional selves, we also are active in ensuring we build broad partnerships and social networks for our students.
We have a sister-school partnership with Everton PS. Once a fortnight these two small schools come together for a combined day of learning. We combine to create larger classes and our students complete varied academic tasks and challenges.
We are also members of the OLC, which comprises Carraragarmungee PS, Everton PS, Glenrowan PS Milawa PS, Oxley PS, Springhurst PS and Winton PS. Together we are able to combine resources and numbers and attract exhibitions and events and performances to our schools each term. We also participate in shared camps and sporting experiences, and create transition opportunities for our older students in preparation for entering secondary school.
Some Links to our Resiliency Practices include:
Values and Purpose – Our Statement
The following values underpin the beliefs of the
Whorouly Primary School community
and provide the basis for our actions:
Learning: Acquiring academic, social, physical and emotional knowledge and skills.
Relationships: Developing authentic relationships where mutual respect and support are promoted.
Persistence: Cultivating a positive work ethic and managing challenging situations as they arise.
Respect: Building respect for self and others, our community and the environment.
Teamwork: Working co-operatively with others towards common goals.
Please also find attached below copies of our Child Safe Policies.
All students enrolled, and any child visiting, have a right to feel safe and be safe. The wellbeing of children in our care will always be our first priority and we have zero tolerance to child abuse. We aim to create a child safe and child friendly environment where children feel safe and are free to enjoy life to the full without any concern for their safety.