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Curriculum

Curriculum at Norris Road State School is currently determined by The Australian Curriculum in the subject areas of;

  • English

  • Mathematics

  • Science

  • HASS (Humanities and Social Sciences - (formally History and Geography))

  • Health and Physical Education

And by the Education Queensland Syllabus in the remaining Key Learning Areas (KLAs) of;

  • The Arts 
  • Technology
  • Language (Japanese)

 

The Australian Curriculum sets out the core knowledge, skills and capabilities that are important for all Australian students. It identifies what all young people should learn as they progress through schooling, and is the foundation for high quality teaching to meet the needs of all Australian students.

While implementing the Australian Curriculum in our classrooms, Norris Road State School teachers prioritise the teaching of literacy and numeracy.

We also consider and value the following factors:

  • Australian Curriculum

  • Education Queensland syllabus

  • Queensland Government legislation

  • Opportunities to set goals and provide feedback

  • Student abilities

  • Expert teaching teams

  • Consistent curriculum delivery

For further information about the teaching structures of our school, please see the Australian Curriculum government website, and the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority information pages.