Yarra Junction Primary School Students has a broad teaching and learning program which caters for diverse learning needs.


Classroom learning;

  • Strong emphasis on Literacy and Numeracy
  • Technology (Laptop banks available for class use)
  • Wellbeing Program (Respectful Relationships and The Resilience Project)
  • Specialist Classes;
    • Performing Arts
    • Visual Arts
    • Physical Education
    • Library
    • Community Studies (including the LOTE subject of Woiwurrung- the language of the Wurundjeri people, Humanities, Civics and Citizenship and Environmental Science)


Additional Programs;

  • Additional assistance IEP's for students with additional needs
  • Full time Well Being Coordinator
  • School Chaplaincy Program
  • Intervention Programs; LEAP (Literacy Excellence Acceleration Program)
  • Interactive learning within all areas of the curriculum.
  • Grade 6 Buddy program for new Prep students
  • Grade 5/6 personal development and leadership skills programs
  • High Abilities Programs (Art Sparks, Show Stoppers, Time to Shine and Talent Masters)
  • Excursions and incursions
  • Whole School Swimming Program
  • Gardening Club, Coding Club, Dance Club, Art Club, Skipping Club, Mindfulness Club, Homework Club and  Sustainability Club
  • Instrumental Program
  • House sports carnivals 
  • 5/6 Interschool sports
  • Whole School Production linked with Performing Arts program
  • School Choir
  • Skipping Squad
  • JSC - Junior School Council
  • Whole School Snow Play at Lake Mountain & 3/6 Ski/Snowboard Day Trip
  • Exciting camps from Grade 1 to 6;
    • Grade 3/4 Camps 3 Days
    • Grade 5/6 Camps 5 Days