Curriculum Primary

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Curriculum Primary

The Curriculum followed by the Alkimos Baptist College Primary and Secondary School is based on The Australian National Curriculum and the Western Australian K - 10 Syllabus and covers the following

  • The Arts - music, dance, drama, visual arts and media
  • English - reading, writing, speaking, listening, spelling, handwriting
  • Geography
  • Health and Physical Education
  • History
  • Languages - Indonesian and French
  • Mathematics
  • Society and Environment
  • Science
  • Technology and Enterprise

 

Christian Education will also be part of the curriculum.

Learning in the Primary and Secondary School is often integrated within these Learning Areas.

All Mathematics, Science, English, History and Geography is following the Australian Curriculum at Alkimos Baptist College. All text books will reflect the Australian Curriculum.

 

The College Curriculum will be guided by the Australian National Curriculum as it is implemented in Western Australia.

 

Junior Primary K-3

 

  • The Junior Primary component of the Primary School is committed to the development of the whole child (physical, academic, emotional and social) and we will provide a variety of programs which focus on the individual needs of each young learner.
  • Quality literacy and numeracy programs will be provided at each year level, with literacy integrated across all learning areas. Learning programs will be effective, exciting, contemporary and challenging.
  • Early intervention in the Early Learning Centre will ensure that professionals identify levels of phonological awareness and perceptual motor development in students.

 

Upper Primary 4-6

  • The Year 4-6 program aims to provide a caring, secure and stimulating learning environment, to develop self-confidence in each student, with tolerance of and concern for others.
  • The program will be a balanced curriculum, which aims to challenge each child according to his or her ability.
  • We will encourage children to take responsibility for their own behaviour and learning during their transition years of schooling.

 

Other opportunities in Primary

  • A quality Arts program will be enjoyed by all students. This will include Visual Art, Music and Dance and includes Drama and Media for some classes and/or as elective clubs.
  • The Music program will incorporate choirs, bands and musical productions.
  • Private music tuition, at a cost to parents, will also be offered for a wide range of musical instruments.
  • The Languages other than English learned will be Indonesian in K to 3 and French in Year 4 to 6.
  • Technology and Enterprise studies will include ICT and computing as well as Design challenges and competitions.
  • Physical Education and fitness programs will be offered and Health awareness will be encouraged at each year level. This specialist area includes Physical Education lessons, Health lessons and sport. A number of different sports will be offered to allow children the opportunity to develop skills and participation in a range of sports. Interhouse sport will be Athletics, Swimming, Cross Country and some Fun Game challenges. Interschool sport will be Athletics, Cross Country and Invitational Sports.
  • Our Extra-Curricular Programs will provide students with an opportunity to participate in a wide range of different activities and will include after school clubs such as Cooking, Chess, Craft and Active After School Sports.
  • Camps are provided for students in Year 5 and 6 at no cost to parents.
  • In-term swimming lessons will be held for 2 weeks during Term 3. These lessons are a compulsory component of the Physical Education program. Students will only be exempt due to illness and a doctor's certificate is required.