Reception to Year 6
R-6 teachers aim to provide a learning environment that is caring and nurturing, encourages parent participation and guides students from concrete thinking to abstract.
Students in R-6 are encouraged to develop independent learning skills, be actively involved in their learning and self-assessment, to work collaboratively and to learn to pose and solve problems.
Students are given the opportunity to work in a variety of learning situations such as explicit teaching and modelling, activity based learning, resource based learning, group work and cross age work.
Seven areas of study are taught to all year levels across Reception to Year 6.
Health & Physical Education
HASS (Humanities & Social Sciences)
The curriculum is inclusive of all students. Those with learning difficulties are identified at the beginning of the year and reviewed throughout the year.
Our main objective is to provide your child with the opportunity to develop academically, physically, socially and emotionally in a safe, friendly, supportive and caring environment.
Research shows that effective communication and partnerships between the student, school and their family increases their educational and wellbeing outcomes. We encourage parents and caregivers to communicate with their child’s teachers to discuss any aspect of their child’s education.
R-6 caters for the formative years of school. Classrooms and play areas are closely situated to each other to develop a sense of belonging. Students spend most of their day in the R-6 area but have frequent access to the Library, Oval and General Purpose rooms.
They will have some access to other specialist areas such as the Home Economics Centre, Science Labs and Art room throughout the year.
The Child Protection Curriculum and SHine SA is used across R-6 to build emotional resilience and foster wellbeing.
Teachers in R-6 encourage reading at home every night. It is an expectation that homework will be completed.
Homework will be set:
- To reinforce learning at school
- To develop study habits.
- If work is not completed in class