Victorian Curriculum

At Yinnar Primary School, we offer a comprehensive curriculum based on the Victorian Essential Learning Standards (VELS). In addition to the traditional curriculum areas students develop knowledge, skills and behaviours within the interdisciplinary areas of thinking, use of ICT and communication.


Strand Domain
Physical, Personal and Social Learning
This strand covers:

Health and Physical Education
Interpersonal Development
Personal Learning
Civics & Citizenship


Discipline Based Learning
This strand covers:

The Arts
Humanities (Economics, history, geography)
Languages Other Than English (LOTE)


Interdisciplinary Learning
This strand covers:

Design, Creativity and Technology
Information & Communication Technology (ICT)



A summary of the VELS structure can be obtained by clicking here.

Aus Vels Overview  


The school also places great emphasis on the ability of children to read being the gateway to learning. For the past five years our grade 3 and 5 Reading results have been well above state averages, whilst our Mathematics results have been in the top 20% of Victorian Primary Schools.


We have specialist teachers in Performing Arts, Visual Art, Physical Education and Technology.

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