Junior School

(Prep – Year 4)

The Junior School curriculum is broad and balanced. It caters for a range of student needs and abilities. In order to cater for different learning styles and maximize student learning, teachers use a variety of teaching strategies together with a range of dynamic student groupings. Junior School students benefit from the care of dedicated, professional teachers who bring a commitment to teaching Christian values within a curriculum designed to lay the foundations for future learning. Four key values are particularly modelled and instilled in students: respect, kindness, honesty and excellence.

Junior Athletics

Junior Athletics

Year 3 Treasure Tree

Year 3 Treasure Tree

Book Parade

Book Parade

Yr 4 Students with Prep Buddies

Yr 4 Students with Prep Buddies

There is a particular emphasis on Literacy and Numeracy during these important foundation years. Literacy sessions are carefully planned to ensure students learn to use language effectively, developing the skills to form and convey ideas, inform, discuss, persuade and entertain. The numeracy program addresses concepts in the areas of number and algebra; measurement and geometry; statistics and probability. All other subjects are also guided by the Australian Curriculum. Students in the Junior School are encouraged to inquire about their world through participating in meaningful topics which draw upon their personal experiences, interests, knowledge and skills and allow them to make connections about concepts.

The development of the whole child is important, in terms of academic, social, physical, emotional and spiritual growth.

Student progress is closely monitored throughout the year and data collected from assessments is used to plan and develop the curriculum, as well as to review and reflect upon classroom practic