Our current programs are based on the Australian Curriculum (AusVELS). As of 2017 the new Victorian Curriculum will come into effect and teachers will plan a guaranteed and viable curriculum which is underpinned by the Victorian Curriculum and based on the needs of the students at Colac West. This will cover the areas listed below.

Clicking on the Domain name will take you to the relevant area of the Victorian Curriculum Website:

For Parents and Carers


There is a range of information available for families with children attending Government Schools, visit For Parents

Literacy Links

If you would like more information about THRASS please visit The THRASS Institute or follow them on Facebook by searching for The THRASS Institute and liking the page.

For more information about The Big Write and VCOP please click here Andrell Education

If you are interested in CAFE and The Daily 5 please visit The Daily Cafe


For Rob V’s Mathematics Approach please visit Rob Vingerhoets Educational Consultancy

For some practical tips on how you can help with maths at home visit Setting your child up for success with maths: Tips for parents

Values & Social/Emotional Learning

For information relating to health and wellbeing visit Kids Matter.