Supporting Your Child's Learning

From Term 1 2017, Victorian government and Catholic schools will use the new Victorian Curriculum F-10. Curriculum related information is currently being reviewed and may be subject to change.

For more information on the curriculum, see:
The Victorian Curriculum F–10 - VCAA

​​There are different ways you can help your child learn at home.

Helping with homework

Helping your child with homework is a great way to get involved in your child’s education. Your child’s teacher will usually tell you about homework at the start of the year and give you a copy of the homework policy. For advice on the different types of homework, se​e: Homework

Literacy and maths tips

​The Department is currently reviewing its literacy and maths tips information for parents. Once the review is complete, a revised tips brochure will be available from this page. For more informaiton see: 

Premiers’ Reading Challenge

The Victorian Premiers’ Reading Challenge is for all Victorian students in Prep to Year 10. The aim of the Challenge is to promote a love of reading. It is not a competition but a challenge to each student to read, to read more and to read more widely.

For more information, see: Premiers’ Reading Challenge


SchoolMate is a free mobile app for parents of school-aged children in Victoria. It breaks down what your child is learning at school in each subject and each year level, and suggests activities and reading that you can do at home to support your child's learning. To download the SchoolMate app, see: SchoolMate

Online resources

Connect Primary Students is a Department website that links you to a range of suitable websites for primary school aged children that contain information, activities, projects and games. 

For more information, see: Connect Primary Students