About Us

Cardross Primary is a rural school with a 2017 enrolment of 107 students, 8.6 equivalent full time staff, including 1 Principal, 6.0 Teachers and 1.6 Education Support staff. A high value is placed on parent participation to develop and implement programs that encourage a positive, caring atmosphere.

Staff work together in teaching teams to constantly revise, develop and implement a comprehensive curriculum with particular attention to detailed, individual instruction, evaluation and assessment. The school is particularly committed to advancing students skills in numeracy and literacy. Ongoing investment in technology, including 1:1 netbooks and iPads enhances these areas. Our ‘1:1’ program currently extends from Year 4-6 and all students utilise the student portal, ‘Compass’, to not only enhance their learning, but to maintain an ongoing record of their learning that parents can access at any time.

The school offers a diverse curriculum which covers all components of the Victorian Curriculum. Our staff know that continuous learning and a best practice approach to teaching is the key to achieving the best learning outcomes for children. As a result we are involved in weekly professional learning sessions as a team and are in the middle of our work on an exciting three year project which focusses on ‘New Pedagogies for Deep Learning’.

Our school’s strategic plan places a high priority on the areas of literacy, numeracy, with a major emphasis on creating a culture of deep learning through New Pedagogies and leveraging the power of digital learning. A continuous focus on improving the quality of our teaching and learning and the strong partnerships that we have developed with our school community will continue to create a vibrant, positive learning environment for our children.

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Our Values

The school’s underlying values and philosophy are summed up within the name CARDROSS.

Care – A caring environment for students, families and staff.

Achievement – A school environment that ensures all children can achieve the best outcomes possible.

Respect – Mutual respect from students, staff and parents underpins our educational program.

Dreams – Anything is possible – follow your dreams.

Resilience – Children are supported to develop strategies to cope with difficulties and an ability to bounce back.

Opportunity – A broad challenging educational program provides children with the opportunity to shine.

Safe – Children have the ability and right to learn in a safe and caring environment.

Supportive – Children are supported by all members of our school community to undertake new learning.

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Our School

Contact Us

Cardross Primary School
Dairtnunk Ave
C/O Cardross Post Office
Cardross, 3496
Victoria, Australia
PH: (03) 5024 1267
Fax: (03) 5024 2109