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Curriculum

All children are supported to reach their full potential. We pursue excellence, we offer innovative and inspiring learning programs, we support each other academically and socially.

Students at Sorrento Primary School seek to achieve academic excellence through comprehensive, creative, challenging and responsive learning programmes. In 2011 The Australian Curriculum was introduced and implemented in English, Mathematics, Science and History. Students also undertake programmes in the following learning areas; Technology and Enterprise, Health and Physical Education, French, Visual Arts and Music.

The Western Australian Curriculum encompasses the Australian Curriculum, setting out the knowledge, understandings, skills, values and attitudes that students are expected to acquire. The curriculum has a twenty-first century focus. It is the base for future learning, growth and active participation in the Australian community.
The Western Australian Curriculum comprises:

  1. The Early Years Learning Framework
  2. Kindergarten Curriculum Guidelines
  3. Pre-primary to Year 10 Curriculum
  4. Alternative Curriculum Recognition.
  • is implemented by active, enthusiastic and experienced teachers who have a thorough understanding of the required learning areas
  • provide appropriate intervention strategies for those requiring additional help as well as challenging and stimulating programmes for academically talented students
  • recognises that positive relationships with and between students are a necessary condition of learning
  • recognises that a supportive environment and opportunities are the cornerstone to successful learning
  • provides opportunities for students to engage in and personally excel in learning across academic, physical, emotional and social areas
  • is differentiated in order to respond to the varying needs of students
  • utilises a breadth of assessment techniques and data analysis to ensure learning programs are targeting the needs of students
  • recognises the technological rich world we live in and incorporates technology tools by embedding them into learning programs to enable students to use technology in a safe, appropriate and responsible manner
  • provides rich, relevant and real learning experiences that motivate and engage students
  • provides strong foundations in the ‘basics’ whilst ensuring that students are offered opportunities to demonstrate their strengths and develop individual focus areas
  • expects students to be willing and active participants, whilst supported in the learning experiences that are provided
Physical Education

Our Physical Education specialist teaches from Years 1 to 6, and offers many extra-curricular sporting opportunities.

Music

Our music program operates from Years 1 to 6 under the guidance of our specialist music teacher.

Science

A well-resourced, dedicated science specialist works with Years 1 to 6 students.

French

Our contemporary Languages program operates for students from Year 2 to Year 6.

Flute and Clarinet

Our instrumental program is available for selected Year 5 and 6 students on-site through SIMS.

PEAC

Available to selected academically talented students from both Yrs 1-3 (Early Years) and Yrs 4-6.

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