Our School Website Is Now Mobile Friendly
Showing parents how to use our school's new mobile friendly website. You can save calendar events directly into your mobile phone. Easy!Read More
Lilydale West 'In The News'
Click on the picture below to read about Lilydale West Primary School's fantastic partnership with Lilydale Rotary, which was explained in a recent edition of the Leader Newspaper.Read More
Grade 3 and 4 Camp at Mt Morton Lodge
Year 3 and 4 students and teachers had a wonderful time at Mt Morton Camp in Belgrave Heights. We were involved in a range of engaging and exciting activities such as bush cooking and art, initiatives, hut building, archery, a ropes course, rock climbing, using the flying fox and giant swing, orienteering, bush walking and a disco.
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TIQBIZ @ Lilydale West
Engaging with Different Cultures @ Lilydale West
The newly introduced Australian Curriculum (AUSVELS) includes a number of cross curriculum priority areas, with one of these being 'Asia and Australia's engagement with Asia.' This is quite exciting for a number of reasons. Studies that have investigated the long-term benefits of exposing children to a variety of cultures are telling us that:
- Children who are taught to respect cultural differences become well-adjusted adults.
- Familiarizing young children to diverse cultures at an early age promotes better development.
- Introducing children to a variety of backgrounds and ethnic traditions prepares them to be more productive in the classroom and in the workplace.
To read a complete article on this topic, click on the following link. http://www.globalkidsoz.com.au/teaching_diversity.php
How Children Learn to Read
Click on the link below to read a two page article written by Professor Kevin Wheldall from Macqurie University. A great way to gain an understaining of the reading process.Read More
It is with pleasure that I welcome you to Lilydale West Primary School. Our school is highly regarded for the value it places on building and maintaining quality relationships between students, teachers and parents....Read More