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Teaching and learning

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Curriculum

The school has detailed programs for each curriculum learning area Prep to Year 6. The programs are aligned to Education Queensland’s suite of curriculum units which have been developed from the Australian Curriculum.

The curriculum is delivered through the areas of English, Mathematics, Science, Humanities, technology, the arts, health and physical education.

In addition to the above subjects:

  • LOTE (languages other than English) is taught. Students in Years 5 and 6 receive tuition in basic Japanese.
  • Early Years Curriculum Guidelines - Health and Physical Education, Social and Personal Learning and Active Learning Processes for students in the Preparatory year. These additional curriculum areas are designed to assist each student develop knowledge, skills and attitudes that will foster his/her social, physical, cultural and academic development and promote lifelong learning.

Pedagogical framework

There is a consistent approach to the delivery of these programs based on our school pedagogical framework. This framework ensures consistency of curriculum within year levels and continuity of delivery across the year levels.

The Reading to Learn program, written and developed by Associate Professor Dr David Rose, underpins our pedagogical framework and our approach to the teaching of literacy in all curriculum areas. Reading to Learn is a world renowned program aimed at ensuring all children develop the necessary literacy skills to actively engage in all curriculum areas. All teaching staff at Albany Creek State School have completed the 8 day Reading to Learn professional development course with Dr Rose.

 

 Acknowledgement of Country

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Last reviewed 22 August 2019
Last updated 22 August 2019