Curriculum

PREP TO YEAR 3

The Prep to Year 3 Curriculum focuses on the Key Learning Areas, highlighting the basic building blocks of literacy and numeracy skills. The Key Learning Areas are Mathematics, English, Science, Humanities and Social Science (HSS) (History, Geography and Civics), The Arts, Technology and Physical Activity. Class teachers are responsible for literacy, numeracy, HSS and science, while specialist teachers take other areas such as Physical Education, LOTE and The Arts. Private tuition in Speech and Drama, Instrumental Music and Singing is also available at the school.

YEAR 4 – 6

The Year 4 – 6 Curriculum is developed in line with the Key Learning Areas in Years 7 – 10 (English, Mathematics, Science, HSS, LOTE, Technology, The Arts and Health and Physical Activity). Secondary School facilities are available to Senior Primary students and Specialist Secondary Staff oversee classes in some areas including Science. Private tuition in Speech and Drama and Instrumental Music are also available at the School.

YEAR 7 AND 8

In Year 7 and 8 a broad-based education provides the foundation for informed subject choices in Years 9, 10 and beyond. The following curriculum areas form the basis of the broad Middle School curriculum:
Core Subjects: English, Mathematics, Science, Humanities and Social Science and Physical Activity. Students also study the Arts, LOTE and Home Economics.

YEAR 9 AND 10

Along with core subjects of English, Mathematics, Science, Humanities and Social Science and Physical Activity, in Years 9 and 10 students select three electives of particular interest for deeper exploration. They may choose any three from: Agricultural Science, Business, Dance, Drama, Home Economics/Hospitality, Spanish, Music, Digital Technology, Health and Physical Education and Visual Art.

YEAR 11 AND 12 PATHWAYS

In Year 11 and 12 students prepare for post school life by constructing an individual curriculum plan. Each student maintains a minimum of one English and one Mathematics subject and four other options from our 25 senior subjects or alternate pathway choices. Students may choose to study for a school based apprenticeship or traineeship, a TAFE course or may even choose to start their university studies.

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