At Tucker Road Bentleigh Primary School, we have a year’s 3 & 4 unit that comprises of: 3 x year 3 classes and 3 x year 4 classes. Students work in individual, pair and group situations where they are provided with an engaging and stimulating program that focuses on explicit teaching of the curriculum. Our learning programs ensure that we cater for the diverse range of needs, values, and interests of our students. At Tucker Road Bentleigh Primary School, we value the individuality of each child and cater for specific needs by differentiating learning activities and personalising the learning to meet children’s need and maintain student engagement.
The years 3 & 4 program provides an enjoyable and challenging learning environment for our student which encompasses all areas of the Victorian Curriculum F-10. Our students also participate in a range of specialist programs which include Visual Arts, Physical Education, Music/Performing Arts – including learning the recorder, Italian, Year 3/4 Sport program and Library.
Information and Communication Technology is embedded into the classroom program as a tool to support students’ learning. We use digital devices such as laptops and interactive whiteboards and online programs to assist learning and provide of a range of online fiction and non-fiction texts.
In Years 3 & 4 students participate in a range of incursions, excursions and they also participate in a two week Bike Education program. This program culminates in the year 4 children attending the three day bike riding camp at the Derby Hill Blue Light Camp at Maldon during Term 4. Students are also provided with a range of leadership opportunities such as Student Representative Council, classroom roles and responsibilities as well as other extracurricular activities that are on offer at the school.
The Teachers are:
- Denise Van Cuylenburg
- James Borghero
- Liam Whittaker
- Karen Burgess (Learning Specialist Numeracy – P-6)
- Karen Baxter
- Michael Conway