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Our Curriculum
Mount Nelson Primary School Curriculum
 
The school offers a comprehensive curriculum, which embraces the Australian Curriculum and includes other significant areas as outlined below.
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
  • Society and HASS
  • Arts
  • Physical Education/Health and Wellbeing
  • Indonesian
In primary school years you can expect your child to be assessed against Australian Curriculum Achievement standards in:
  • English
  • Maths
  • Science
  • HASS
Health and Wellbeing and the Arts will be assessed by your child’s teachers by a comment based on their judgement of progress being made. Teachers will monitor ICT progress across the years with state assessment by a skills check at year 6.

 

In addition we offer:

 

  • Indonesian
  • A highly qualified and experienced team of teachers
  • Specialist teachers in physical education, Indonesian, art and music
  • New Music and Art facilities
  • A one to one netbook program for grade 4/5
  • A bring your own computer program which allows internet access here at school
  • A robotics program for grade 6 students
  • An emphasis on information, communication and technology for all students with appropriate resources
  • After-school-care programs run by Lady Gowrie Inc.
  • A range of sports, both those held during school hours and those run by parent volunteers during weekends and after school
  • Attractive buildings and grounds, including a land care area, which provide a stimulating teaching and learning environment and opportunities for school, parents and community partnerships
  • An enthusiastic and active School Association which is involved in policy and management decisions
  • A comprehensive new library and research facility, and
  • A whole school approach to English and Mathematics teaching and learning with additional support to children in the early years through our Flying Start program.