Teaching & Learning

At Kyneton High, we aim to provide an innovative learning program that promotes our values of Respect, Diversity, Sustainability and Excellence.

Kyneton High School - Students Working

Our Curriculum

We offer guaranteed and viable curricula from Years 7 to 12, starting with delivery of the Victorian Curriculum in Years 7 to 10, and then offering individual pathways at Years 11 and 12 through the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE), and VCE Vocational Major (VCEVM), Vocational Education and Training (VET) subjects and school-based apprenticeships and traineeships (SBATs).

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Wellbeing and Equity Support

At Kyneton High School we are committed to providing all students with access to the highest quality educational opportunities. Our Equity program aims to enhance the student’s self-esteem, worth and dignity. Encourage interaction and socialisation with peers and provide access to a curriculum which offers a range of opportunities for individualised and group learning.

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Kyneton High School - eLearning


Kyneton High School treats eLearning as an important element the modern classroom. All students are expected to have a laptop with them in class, as these are used for a range of learning activities.

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Kyneton High School - School Library


The Library and Resource centre is central to supporting a collaborative learning environment which encourages respect for individual differences, tolerance for differing opinions and points of view. It fosters and enriches the learning and charter goals of the School and its priorities of improving the learning culture and the physical learning environment.

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Learning Support

Support for students with specific needs

Our Equity Leader has a dedicated team of educational support staff who support students with specific learning disabilities (SLDs), including those funded through the Program for Students with Disabilities (PSD). This team works in conjunction with the students, their parents, teachers and Year Level Leaders to put together individual education plans (IEPs) and Learning Goals for the students. Our teachers constantly review our learning sequences and access professional development to support the learning of students with SLDs, such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, etc.

Student Excellence Program

We recognise that well-abled students need specific supports to be able to access and cultivate their ‘gifts’, to encourage them to engage mindfully with their education and foster a growth-mindset. The Gifted and Talented Students co-ordinators in our school assist staff to identify students who are very well-abled academically or in particular subject areas (e.g. art, sport, etc.).

With the student, their parents and teachers, the co-ordinators develop an individual education plan (IEP) for the students that takes into account their areas of strength, challenge and interest to develop long and short term learning goals. In this way, we aim to encourage our well-abled students to develop higher-order and critical thinking skills through curriculum enhancement tasks in the context of a mixed-ability classroom.