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Key Learning Areas

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Science and Technology develops student’s skills in thinking, investigating and problem solving. It gives them knowledge and skills in scientific investigation, design and applied technology. This subject builds on the curiosity children have about their natural and built environments.

Human Society and its Environment
In Human Society and its Environment (HSIE) students learn about history, geography, civics and citizenship. They investigate their personal community identity, and gain an understanding of their nation and its place in the world. They learn to participate effectively in maintaining and improving the quality of their society.

Creative and Practical Arts
Creative Arts gives students experiences in visual arts, music, drama and dance. They have opportunities to explore their creativity in each of these areas. They learn to appreciate the meaning and values that each art form offers. They perform and express themselves through visual arts, music, drama and dance.

In 2012 we have employed a specialist Visual Art Teacher and a specialist Music Teacher. The school also utilises the services of a band master for our school band.

Personal Development, Health and Physical Education
Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE) develops the knowledge, skills and attitudes students need to lead healthy, active and fulfilling lives. Students learn about the importance of good food and regular exercise. They learn how bodies grow and change over time. They learn skills to play individual and team sports, and values of sportsmanship and teamwork.