The student report card includes:
Learning areas –
each child’s report contains achievement information about each learning area
studied. The report may also contain information about extracurricular
Achievement codes –
these codes describe your child’s overall achievement for each learning area
studied against what is expected at the time of reporting using the Australian
Curriculum Achievement Standards for each learning area.
In Prep, a five point scale
is used to report achievement in English, maths, science and
history. The five point scale used is: Applying, Making
Connections, Working With, Exploring, Becoming Aware.
In Years 1–2 the achievement
ratings Very High, High, Sound, Developing, Support Required are used.
In Years 3–10 the achievement
ratings of A, B, C, D, E are used.
Effort and behaviour are
reported for your child against a five point scale.
In Years 3-10 the
effort scale is Excellent, Very Good, Satisfactory, Needs Attention
In Years 1-2 the effort scale
is Very High, High, Sound, Developing, Support Required.
Written comments outline what
your child has achieved and provide advice on areas for improvement.
number of unexplained absences for your child is documented on the report
Please be assured that achieving a ‘C’ on the report
card is considered a sound level of achievement. In other words, ‘C’ should
be acknowledged as achieving at the level expected of an average child at
this stage of schooling.
Where there is concern about a child’s progress,
behaviour, etc. parents are urged to make an appointment to see the class
teacher. If school personnel are concerned about a child, parents will be
advised and an interview/discussion time, (possibly also involving the
Principal or Deputy) will be arranged.
The general reporting cycle for Prep to Year 6 is:
- Parent/teacher interview to discuss child’s progress
occurs during the first 2 weeks of Term 2.
- Parent/teacher interview at the end of Term 3 at
- A standard school report is issued at the end of
Semester 1 and 2 for all year levels.