The school in outer suburban Melbourne has approximately 300 students. It has an increasing number of students from EAL/D backgrounds, many of which are represented in the teacher’s class. In year 1, there are a number of students that have been identified as requiring support in oral language and literacy. The school encourages professional learning through peer observation. Another year 1 teacher observes the lesson in order to improve her knowledge and understanding of the strategies used to improve students literacy skills.