With the emphasis on learners and 21st Century learning, Holy Family Catholic Primary School endeavours to develop deep engaged learning for our students.
Holy Family encourage students to take more responsibility for their learning through the process of inquiry learning. Evidence shows inquiry learners are more engaged and develop investigative and thinking skills.
The Australian Curriculum is designed to develop successful learners, confident and creative individuals, and active and informed citizens. Presented as a developmental sequence, the Australian Curriculum describes what is to be taught and the quality of learning expected of young people as they progress through school.
In each learning area or subject, content descriptions specify what young people will learn, and achievement standards describe the depth of understanding and the sophistication of knowledge and skill expected of students at the end of each year level.
In the Australian Curriculum, the general capability encompasses knowledge, skills, behaviours and dispositions. Students develop capability when they apply knowledge and skills confidently, effectively and appropriately in complex and changing circumstances, in their learning at school and in their lives outside school.
There are seven general capabilities and these are:
For further information on the general capabilities visit the Australian Curriculum website.
PMP – (Perceptual Motor Programme) is implemented for Transition to Year 2 students. This program aims to develop a child’s perceptions and understandings of themselves and their world through movement and motor experiences. It assists the student to gain experiences to further their learning in the classroom environment.
At Holy Family the following are also included in our program: