Features and Programs

The school day runs from 9:00am to 3:30pm Monday to Friday and each day is broken up into a morning session of 2 hours, middle session of 2 hours, then an hour at the end of the day. Students have access to a wide and varied curriculum and a fantastic array of extracurricular activities while at school. The curriculum is developed by staff in line with the Victorian Curriculum. Staff are very aware of ensuring all children excel and work to their highest capability.


Some of the suport programs that are in place to ensure this happens are:

Reading Recovery

GRIN (Getting ready in Numeracy)

SPA (speech assistance)

Visiting Teacher

The Big Write and VCOP


The school is also very focusd on extending students who excel academically. 


At Cardinia we are a very family focused school. Different activities are offered to ensure that every part of the community can have the opportunity to be involved. The programs that are ran are:

. Whole School Beach Picnic at Phillip Island

. Whole School Camp

. Whole School Sleepover

. Family and Friends Morning

. Yakerboo

. Whole School Christmas Concert

. Easter Bonnet Parade

. Whole School Party


There is also an opportunity for students to participate in many different sporting activities. These include:

school sports· Intensive Swimming Program

. Interschool sport

. 3-6 Swimming Sports

. 3-6 Athletics Carnival

. 3-6 Cross Country

. Kea Cup

. Bike Education Week

. 3/4 Football Clinic

. Junior School Sports Day

. Jump Rope for Heart

. Hoop Time








 There are many interest based programs ran during school that students are welcome to participate in. These include:

School Concert. Choir

. Instrumental Program







After School Care is also offered on Monday to Friday until 6 o'clock pm and is run by Camp Australia.


As well as these fantastic programs we also have a range of physical features that enhance the learning and development of students.

farm yard

  • Animal Farm (guinea pigs, chickens, rabbits)
  • Large classrooms and small classes
  • A large playground and yard
  • Netball court
  • Ipads
  • Undercover basketball area
  • Oval
  • 3 different playground areas
  • 2 Sandpits
  • 2 cubby houses and a fairy garden
  • Indoor quiet areas