Student Wellbeing and 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

​​​​Purpose of this policy

To ensure schools promote student wellbeing in all learning experiences by:

  • providing an environment and curriculum that support students to develop knowledge, understanding and skills to manage their own health and wellbeing and to support that of others
  • aligning student welfare and curriculum policies.


Schools must:

  • provide an integrated and comprehensive curriculum approach that incorporates equitable opportunities for all students to enhance their own and others' wellbeing through their daily learning experiences

  • provide a curriculum that supports students to develop knowledge, understanding and skills that enables them to engage critically with a range of health and wellbeing areas and issues

  • identify areas where focused support or intervention is required to:

    • improve each child's learning and development
    • provide a curriculum that enables students to progress along the continuum of the Victorian Curriculum F-10 achievement standards, inlcuding the Towards Foundation Curriculum 'Levels A-D'. 

Related policies

Department resources

For more information on aligning curriculum and welfare policies see: