Core Curriculum

Opening Times The library is open in the morning from 8:30am. Students are encouraged to return and borrow each day by their classroom teachers and can also come to the library from their class at 9-9:30am.Number of books students can borrow R/l - 2 books Yr 2 - 5 books…
NAPLAN In 2008, the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) commenced in Australian schools. Every year, all students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 are assessed on the same days using national tests in Reading, Writing, Language Conventions (Spelling, Grammar and Punctuation) and Numeracy. National Minimum Standards…
LOTE First language maintenance (Mother Tongue)Children from Greek or Italian backgrounds may access our first language maintenance programme. Children have a lesson per week in their first language. The lessons are held during the school day. Special Education The school's special education coordinator manages the school's special education programme. The…
Science and technology education in the primary school involves students learning to use the processes of investigating scientifically and designing and making to explore the natural and made environment. Students participate in the process of investigation by observing, classifying, exploring, predicting, testing, modifying and applying understanding to reach a conclusion.…
In July 1996, Ministers for Education in the States, Territories and the Commonwealth agreed that 'every child leaving primary school should be numerate, and be able to read, write and spell at an appropriate level'. Ministers agreed to develop national benchmarks for use in reporting minimum acceptable standards of literacy…
SACSA Framework The South Australian Curriculum Standards and Accountability (SACSA) Framework was introduced in 2001. Like the curriculum documents in other States and Territories the Framework is designed to support continuity of learning from birth to Year 12 and is organised around the eight Learning Areas. Key Ideas within each…