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Learning and Teaching

IMG 0556St Michael’s is a school registered by the NSW Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards (BOSTES) and is subject to the curriculum requirements of the Board.

This includes an educational program based on, and taught in accordance with, the outcomes of BOSTES syllabuses in the six Key Learning Areas (KLA’s) of:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science & Technology
  • Human Society and its Environment
  • Creative Arts
  • Personal Development, Health and Physical Education

In addition, a course in Religious Education is taught in theory and practice.

The Primary Curriculum is organised into Stages: 

Early Stage 1 Kindergarten
Stage 1 Year 1 and Year 2
Stage 2 Year 3 and Year 4
Stage 3 Year 5 and Year 6

Most students will be working towards the outcomes for their Stage. Some students will be working towards outcomes that are above or below their Stage. The focus is on developing life long learners, who are independent and have the ability to work individually and as part of a group.

State Action Plan 2015