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Kurrajong Public School

Kurrajong Public School

Respectful, Responsible, Resilient Learners - Striving for Excellence

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Learning across the curriculum

Cross curriculum content enriches and supports the learning areas and adds depth to student learning. In NSW students study a range of learning across the curriculum content.

Cross curriculum priorities

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures 
  • Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia 
  • sustainability

General capabilities

  • critical and creative thinking 
  • ethical understanding 
  • information and communication technology capability 
  • intercultural understanding 
  • literacy 
  • numeracy 
  • personal and social capability

Other learning across the curriculum areas

  • civics and citizenship
  • difference and diversity
  • work and enterprise.

© NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales, 2012

University of NSW competitions

Each year the University of New South Wales conducts a series of written tests which are open, on payment of an entry fee, to primary students. These tests are optional and will provide for those who participate, a report and a certificate. Tests are administered at the school on the date advised, but set and marked by the University. Topics covered include English, mathematics, science, digital technologies, spelling and writing. 

Life education

The life education primary school program consists of 13 curriculum based modules focusing on issues around food and nutrition, personal safety, physical activity, cyber safety, safety with medicine and legal drugs; tobacco, alcohol and caffeine. 

The lessons provide students with the opportunity to develop strategies, and practice the skills required to avoid the harms associated with an unhealthy lifestyle.

For further information please visit the Life Education website.