Open Water Learning Program
Tyers Primary School conducts an Open Water Learning Program that provides students the opportunity to participate in water safety learning at venues such as the beach, closed waterways and rivers so as to learn how to be safe whilst swimming in these locations. These programs are supported by trained lifesavers and instructors.
Paddock to Plate Program
The school Paddock to Plate program provides students the opportunity to use produce grown at the school and learn how to cook simple snacks and meals. This program is linked in with the literacy and numeracy curriculum to provide real life learning situations.
The school has a small school farm & garden that includes chickens and quails. Students are involved in the care and feeding of the chickens and quails. Students collect eggs which are then used in student cooking lessons.
The school has a number of fruit trees and vegetable gardens which provide produce for use in the student cooking programs
Camps & Excursions
Students in Grade 5 & 6 participate in a three day ski camp to Mt Baw Baw in August each year where they participate in both downhill and cross-country skiing, environmental studies and snow play including tobogganing.
Grade 3 and 4 students participate in a three day camp. This camp is held in conjunction with other local rural schools to allow students the opportunity to connect with students from other schools. Students in Grade P- 2 participate in a school activities evening.
The school participates in a range of incursions and excursions, including; visits to the Traralgon Library, visiting artists and cartoonists and in-school performances.
The Arts Program includes specialist sessions in art, participation in a school performances and productions and the opportunity to view art through the Tyers Art Festival.
The school has a dedicated Science and Technology room where students are able to explore scientific concepts and processes. They are encouraged to experiment and take risks with their learning in a safe environment.
Tyers Primary School provides a comprehensive sports program that includes health and physical education lessons, involvement in the local school’s district athletics, crosscountry and sports competitions. Students from Tyers have successfully moved through to zone, regional and state competitions in a range of sports.