You are welcome to discuss your child’s progress any time at Rolling Hills Primary School.  The Getting to Know You interview, early in Term 1, is a wonderful opportunity for you to share information about your child's strengths and specific interests, so that teachers can pass on relevant enrichment programs as they become available.

Rolling Hills Primary School acknowledges that each student is unique and possesses unique characteristics. Within the broad aim of the school is the inherent philosophy that students should be encouraged to reach and stretch their potential. This philosophy recognises that different students may need different resourcing to enable them to reach their full potential.

 

  • The focus of the Performing Arts Program at Rolling Hills Primary School is to promote a passion for and enjoyment of and skill in the areas of drama, dance, singing and music. Students in all year levels participate in one hour Performing Arts sessions each week. Students also have the opportunity to participate in numerous extra-curricular programs and performance opportunities including:

  • Chinese (Mandarin) at RHPS is about learning communicative skills through fun, engaging and challenging activities.  Understanding Chinese culture and cultural diversity is also valued as an important part of our class learning.

  • At Rolling Hills Primary School, Information & Communications technologies are an important educational tool, fully integrated across the school curriculum.  Children have access to the latest technology in all classrooms and in the Library.

  • Our Commitment to waste reduction

    All students are encouraged to pack lunches which minimise the amount of waste going to landfill. Reusable containers, home-made goods and fruits or vegetables are great ways of reducing packaging. Reusable canteen satchels are also available at the office for lunch orders.

  • Personalised learning at Rolling Hills is developed through literacy, numeracy and concept investigations.

    Concepts being studied over two years include:
    • Term 1:  Identity/Community
    • Term 2: Change/Sustainability
    • Term 3: Discovery/Social Justice
    • Term 4: Connections/Creativity

     

  • Excursions

    Excursions and visting arts programs are offered 3-4 times per year to support the curriculum program at the time.  The curriculum foci alternates every second year and classroom teachers ensure that the excursions are relevent to the learning concepts.  Programs which have been successful at each level and are all-time favourites.

  • Visual Art is where students are given the opportunity to express themselves visually in a range of media including; drawing, painting, modeling, sewing, construction, collage and textiles.

    We use a range of materials, tools, techniques and understandings to develop our own art works. We also explore art works by specific artists or art periods and recreate our own versions of these.

  • The focus of the Physical Education Program at Rolling Hills Primary School is to deliver a program of sequential skill development, promoting fun, fitness and a positive attitude to participation.  Students in all year levels participate in one hour Physical Education lessons each week, with an additional hour of Level Sport for Levels 3 - 6. 

  • You are welcome to discuss your child’s progress any time at Rolling Hills Primary School.  The Getting to Know You interview, early in Term 1, is a wonderful opportunity for you to share information about your child's strengths and specific interests, so that teachers can pass on relevant enrichment programs as they become available.