Key Learning Areas
Religious Education K-6
All students from Kindergarten to Year 6 participate in Religious Education classes, prayer, liturgies and relevant retreat or reflection day experiences as an integral part of their learning.
Our Religious Education program links with faith formation programs and opportunities that allow students to engage with their local parish through sacramental programs and the opportunity to practise and bear witness to their faith as members of a wider parish community.
The aim of English in Years K–10 is to enable students to understand and use language effectively, appreciate, reflect on and enjoy the English language and to make meaning in ways that are imaginative, creative, interpretive, critical and powerful.
Through responding to and composing a wide range of texts and through the close study of texts, students develop knowledge, understanding and skills in order to:
The aim of Mathematics in K–10 is for students to:
Science and Technology
The study of Science and Technology in K–6 enables students to explore scientific and technological concepts and develop knowledge and understanding of the world; enabling them to inquire, plan, investigate and develop solutions to problems. Through the application of Working Scientifically, and Design and Production skills, students develop an interest in and an enthusiasm for understanding nature, phenomena and the built environment.
The aim of the History syllabus is to stimulate students’ interest in and enjoyment of exploring the past, to develop a critical understanding of the past and its impact on the present, to develop the critical skills of historical inquiry and to enable students to participate as active, informed and responsible citizens.
The aim of Geography in Years K–10 is to stimulate students’ interest in and engagement with the world. Through geographical inquiry they develop an understanding of the interactions between people, places and environments across a range of scales in order to become informed, responsible and active citizens.
The study of the creative arts enables young people to engage with and enjoy exploring expressive forms, ideas, and values. The Creative Arts syllabus provides opportunities to enchant, explore, investigate and respond to the world through making and performing.
Personal Development/Health/Physical Education (PDHPE)
The study of PDHPE in K–6 aims to enable students to develop the knowledge, understanding, skills, values and attitudes required to lead and promote healthy, safe and active lives.
Students in Years 4-6 also engage in a Personal Development program that also incorporates aspects of our faith as an important part of this development.