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Chilwell Primary School is located in Newtown with an enrolment of 351. Chilwell is a family orientated school with a strong partnership with the community. Chilwell creates a learning environment for all students & staff in which the principles of care, courtesy & respect for the rights and property of all are valued. A school Chaplain will be appointed to our school; the role is integrated with our Student Engagement Policy.
Classroom programs focus on developing a positive & cooperative learning environment in which children can achieve their potential in all curriculum areas. The school provides a sequential & inclusive curriculum based on VELS, enhanced by Learning Technologies and guided by Early Years & Middle Years philosophies. Teachers remain committed to continuous professional development. Team planning of curriculum and Professional Learning Teams promote a shared pedagogy, are driven by assessment data and supported by e5 Instructional Model, PoLT, Literacy & Numeracy Coaching. Literacy, Numeracy & ICT are our curriculum strengths. This school has 24.5 equivalent full time staff, 2 principal class officers, 21 teachers and 4 Education Support staff.
Major building works were completed in 2011 with the construction of four new classrooms, an ICT Lab, Library and canteen.
From the Principal