Junior: R-5 Introduction | Primary School Adelaide

JUNIOR SCHOOL CURRICULUM

Reception to Year 5

At King’s, conventional and up-to-date methods are used when planning and implementing curriculum. Staff undergo specific training in essential areas such as literacy and numeracy. Best teaching methodology is offered in other key learning areas throughout the Junior School.

The Junior School provides all students with exceptional programs in literacy and numeracy. Students experience explicit teaching of reading, writing, spelling and oral language on a regular basis. Students learn to construct meaning from mathematical concepts through real life experiences. A whole Junior School approach in teaching mathematical concepts is the key to student’s ongoing success in numeracy at King’s.

The achievements of the early years are extended through the Primary years and beyond. All students are catered for through a differentiated curriculum which provides access to knowledge from a wide range of learning needs.

From Reception the following experiences are offered to all students:

  • Faith Studies, incorporating daily devotions, Christian Education and weekly Chapels
  • Integrated Studies which covers Health, Science, Design Technology, Studies of Society and Environment
  • The Arts i.e. Drama, Visual Art, Dance and Music which includes choirs, ensembles and private instrumental lessons. Year 2s have a stringed instrument program and Year 5s have a wind program.
  • Information Technology through explicit computer-based lessons
  • Physical Education, including daily fitness, skills based lessons and various events throughout the year e.g. Athletics Day, Swimming, Cross Country, interschool competitions
  • German, with Year 5s having exposure to the Japanese language as well
  • Library, incorporating Resource Based Learning and borrowing
  • Co-curricular activities which include: athletics, cricket, netball, basketball, football, soccer and aerobics

The following subjects are taught by specialist teachers to all Reception to Year 5 students: Visual Arts, Music, Computer, Physical Education, German and Library (Resource Based Learning).

The curriculum offered at King’s is designed to develop the ‘whole person’ as God has intended each person to be. We encourage inquiry, creativity and solving problems through persistence, confidence, goal setting and a positive self worth.

Curriculum Handbooks are available from this link.

King's Baptist Grammar School | 3 Keithcot Farm Drive, Wynn Vale SA 5127 | P.O. Box 64 Modbury North SA 5092 | Ph. (08) 8289 0222 F. (08) 8289 1622

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