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Page last revised: 16/08/2018

 

    

CURRICULUM

Kirton Point Primary School’s Curriculum is based on the Australian Curriculum.
The Australian Curriculum specifies the understandings and skills required for students from FOUNDATION TO YEAR 10 and is organized in 8 learning areas:

LEARNING AREA SUBJECT
ENGLISH ENGLISH:
READING & VIEWING
WRITING
LISTENING & SPEAKING
MATHS MATHS:
NUMBER & ALGEBRA
MEASUREMENT & GEOMETRY
STATISTICS & PROBABILITY
SCIENCE SCIENCE:
SCIENCE UNDERSTANDINGS – Biological, Chemical, Physical, Earth & Space
SCIENCE INQUIRY
SCIENCE AS A HUMAN ENDEAVOUR
HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES HISTORY
GEOGRAPHY, CIVICS & CITIZENSHIP, ECONOMICS & BUSINESS
THE ARTS DRAMA
DANCE
MEDIA ARTS
MUSIC
VISUAL ARTS
TECHNOLOGIES DESIGN & TECHNOLOGIES
DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES
HEALTH & PHYSICAL EDUCATION PERSONAL, SOCIAL, COMMUNITY HEALTH
MOVEMENT & PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
LANAGUAGES SPANISH

In each learning area, content descriptions specify what all young people should be taught, and the achievement standards set out the depth of understanding and sophistication of skill expected of students at points in their schooling.

General Capabilities and Cross-Curriculum Priorities:

7 General Capabilities and 3 Cross Curriculum Priorities are integrated and developed throughout each learning area.
 

GENERAL CAPABILITIES CROSS CURRICULUM PRIORITIES
Literacy Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures
Numeracy Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia
Information and Communication Technology Sustainability
Critical and Creative Thinking  
Personal and Social Capability  
Ethical Understanding  
Intercultural Understanding  

Viewing the curriculum online:

The Australian Curriculum is published online to provide maximum flexibility in how the curriculum can be accessed and organised. For more information, refer to the website: http://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/

Teaching for Effective Learning:
The Australian Curriculum identifies WHAT  needs to be taught in Australian Schools.
In South Australia, Teaching for Effective Learning (TfEL) specifies HOW the Australian Curriculum should be taught. 
It is organized into 4 domains:

DOMAIN ELEMENTS
1.LEARNING FOR EFFECTIVE TEACHING

Understand how self and others learn

Develop deep pedagogical and content knowledge
Participate in professional learning communities and networks

Engage with the community

Discuss educational purpose and policy
Design, plan and organise for teaching and learning

2.CREATE SAFE CONDITIONS FOR RIGOROUS LEARNING Develop democratic relationships
Build a community of learners
Negotiate learning
Support and challenge students to achieve high standards
3. DEVELOP EXPERT LEARNERS Teach students how to learn
Foster deep understanding and skilful action
Explore the construction of knowledge
Promote dialogue as a means of learning
4.PERSONALISE AND CONNECT LEARNING Build on learners understandings
Connect learning to students’ lives and aspirations
Apply and assess learning in authentic contexts
Communicate learning in multiple modes

For more information, refer to the website:
           
http://www.learningtolearn.sa.edu.au/tfel/pages/tfelresources/satfelframeworkguide/?reFlag=1

     

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Kirton Point Primary
 Matthew Place, Port Lincoln S.A. 5606 Phone : 86821003 Fax: 86826266

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