Curriculum

The introduction of the Australian Curriculum is an ongoing process and will occur gradually over the next few years. 

Teachers are using both the new Australian National Curriculum and previous South Australian State Curriculum (SACSA) until all areas have been fully introduced.

The Australian Curriculum is set up in 3 main dimensions:

Learning areas

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science Humanities and Social Science – HASS (History, Geography, Civics Citizenship and Business & Economics)
  • The Arts (Dance, Drama, Media Arts, Music and Visual Arts)
  • Languages
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Technologies (ICT and Design and Technology)

General capabilities

  • Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability
  • Critical and Creative Thinking
  • Personal and Social Capability
  • Ethical Understanding
  • Intercultural Understanding

Cross-curriculum priorities

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories & Cultures
  • Asia & Australia’s Engagement with Asia
  • Sustainability

More information

For more information please see the Australian Curriculum website.

Performing Arts

Performing Arts continues to be a major priority within Grange Primary’s teaching and learning programs.

The Arts program refers to all facets of performing arts.

All students have access to a weekly lesson with a specialist teacher; the main focus of these lessons in 2019 is Music and Drama.

Additionally Visual Arts continues to be integrated into classroom learning programs.

Sports & Physical Education

Student participation in Sport and Physical Education is seen as important at Grange.

Through our specialist teaching staff, sports skills/coaching programs and a highly organised after school hours sports program, a wide range of Sport and Physical Education learning activities are available to all students at Grange. The school recognises the importance of a healthy life style and regular daily fitness activities for its students.

We are proud to offer the following after-school sport activities for students:

  • Netball, Wednesday lunchtime
  • Soccer, Terms 2 and 3
  • Softball, watch this space
  • Football, Terms 2 and 3
  • Basketball
  • Cricket, Terms 1 and 4

Get in touch

Location: 39c Jetty Street, Grange SA 5022

Telephone: (08) 8353 2688

Email: dl.1022_info@schools.sa.edu.au

Office hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm

Recess: 10:45am to 11:15am

Lunch: 12:55pm to 1:25pm

Class times: Monday to Friday, 8:45am to 3:05pm

School grounds: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 3:20pm - where there is a teacher on yard duty

 

Get in touch

Location:
39c Jetty Street, Grange SA 5022

Telephone:
(08) 8353 2688

Email:
dl.1022_info@schools.sa.edu.au

Office hours:
Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm

Class times:
Monday to Friday, 8:45am to 3:05pm

Recess: 
10:45am to 11:15am

Lunch: 
12:55pm to 1:25pm

School grounds:
Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 3:20pm - where there is a teacher on yard duty