Student Learning

Our highly motivated and professional staff members provide a sound education that fosters a love of learning and encouragement for individuals to excel.


To enhance individual strengths and needs, we offer:


- SALT: Student Action Leadership Teams (Years 5 & 6s)
- Student Representative Council (SRC) - Year 3 to 6
- Visiting speech therapist and school psychologist
- Whole school Resilience Program
- Reading Support at Year 1 and 2 
- Perceptual Motor Program for Preps
- Buddy program (Year 6s and Preps)

- Kinder buddy program (Year 5s and local kinder)
- LAUNCH program first week of Term 1
- Transition Up - moving to the next grade in Term 4.
- Inspire Program - For highly able students in three local schools:    Ashburton, Solway and Glen Iris Primaries.


Curriculum Enrichment Programs

In addition to the standard education, we promote:

- Interschool sport

- A swimming program for all years (bi-annual for Grades 5/6)

- A bi-annual School Concert.  The next concert year is 2020.
- A sequential camping program years P-6 beginning with a Prep Breakfast, Year 1 Dinner-at-school and games night, Year 2 Sleepover and Years 3-6 School Camps.
- School incursions, excursions and visiting presenters to complement curriculum programs.

Outside Providers
Outside providers offer music lessons, sports clinics, dance classes, and martial arts amongst others. 
For a full list, see the Activities at GIPS page.