Australian Curriculum

Modbury School P-7 aims to create powerful learners through development of 21st Century skills. Embedded in our teaching are the 8 areas determined by the Australian Curriculum.

 

The eight areas of the Australian Curriculum are integrated with each other and contextualised to everyday life to ensure learning is personalised and relevant.

 

Australian Curriculum

 

English

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English develops reading and literacy skills which support the students to become confident communicators who can think creatively and critically. Areas of learning include: Language, Literature and Literacy.

 

 

Mathematics

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Mathematics develops numeracy and provides students with essential knowledge in real life situations. Areas of learning include: Number and Algebra, Measurement and Geometry, Statistics and Probability.

 

 

Science

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Science helps create questions and allows us to connect with the world through experimentation and logic. Areas of learning include: Science Understanding, Science as a Human Endeavour and Science Inquiry skills.

 

 

Humanities

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Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) provides understanding of the world in which we live, how people are active citizens and develop skills for the 21st century. Areas of learning include:  History, Geography, Civics and Citizenship and Economics and Business.

 

 

The Arts

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The Arts supports the development of confident and creative individuals that connect with others in a creative way. Areas of learning include: Dance, Drama, Media Arts, Music and Visual Arts.

 

 

Languages

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Languages help us to be effective communicators and connect with other cultures. . Students in Reception to year 1 learn Kaurna, whilst students from year 2 to 7 learn Japanese.

 

 

Health and Physical Education

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Health and Physical Education helps us to understand who we are, so we can create a healthy, safe and active lifestyle. We learn how are actions connect us to other people. Areas of learning include: Personal, Social and Community Health and Movement and Physical Activity.

 

 

Technologies

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Technologies develops students' critical and creative thinking skills through tools. They generate and produce solutions for real-life needs, they connect with others from across the world. Areas of learning include: Design and Technologies and Digital Technologies.