Bunyip Primary School provides the best possible learning environment for all students and maintains a continuing emphasis on:
- improvements in literacy and numeracy
- continuing professional development of all staff
- commitment to student leadership, developing and expanding programs roles for our Senior students
- the use of learning technologies in classroom program
- positive and consistent school wide approach to discipline
Bunyip Primary School, established in 1880, draws its students from the small local townships and surrounding farming areas. The student population at the school is 270 (May 2016).
- develop self-disciplined, questioning and caring students
- encourage children to reach their individual potential and experience success at school
- provide a challenging and stimulating curriculum
- support a positive, safe and friendly environment
- encourage parents, teachers, students and the community to work together as a team to further develop and improve the school
- provide equal opportunity for all members of the school community
- encourage responsibility, independence, problem solving, active learning and creativity
- prepare students for future success in learning and life by building on their strengths
- a quality, sequential seven year program in all learning areas
- composite and straight grades
- library, science, physical education, art/craft and literacy support.
We also make great use of appropriately trained parents in program delivery, especially during literacy programs.
- Better buddy program,
- Peer activity leadership (PAL) program,
- iPads in the junior school
- Netbooks in the middle and senior school.
- Junior red cross
- Junior school council.
- twelve class rooms
- art/craft room,
- science room,
- fully automated library
- large school hall
- computer learning centre
- multi-purpose room
- basketball, netball, bat tennis courts
- spacious gardens and grounds, including two ovals and cricket nets.