Sunshine College is culturally diverse, co-educational, secondary school situated across 5 campuses in Melbourne. Teachers at Sunshine College are expected to effectively integrate Numeracy and Literacy development into all of their teaching and learning practices and to create innovative approaches to teaching and learning. These innovations are based on or derived from the understanding that students learn best through research & development processes and realistic applications. Staff have worked together to develop a “core plus” instructional model that allows for domain specific innovation and creativity but is underpinned across all domains by five core instructional practice principles: learning Intention articulated, readiness for Learning determined, activities that target individual success, quality Feedback, and reflection. The performance and development culture is based around professional learning teams where curriculum is collaboratively designed and consistently delivered.