At our school, the curriculum is designed to promote supportive and equitable teaching and learning environments in an endeavour to foster the development of the whole person. Our school provides challenging and diverse programs within supportive learning environments that are responsive to learner needs.
Curriculum is informed by our school's understanding of its Curriculum Vision and relevant Diocesan guidelines, as well as National syllabus documents, to allow each student to have rich and authentic learning opportunities.
At St Benedict’s, our curriculum covers the key learning areas of;
HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCIENCES
HEALTH & PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Together we seek to create a welcoming, respectful community where all learners feel safe and supported. We want all to be reflective and self directed lifelong learners who grow as responsible global citizens living lives of hospitality.
We believe a child leaving St Benedict's Catholic Primary School Yeppoon will have a clear Catholic identity inspired by the Benedictine vision and be a valued member of a faith community. Therefore the child will be:
a person who lives a life of hospitality
a responsible global citizen
a lifelong learner
a reflective and self directed learner
We believe St Benedict's Catholic Primary School Yeppoon offers a collaborative learning environment. Therefore our learning environment nurtures:
enjoyable and meaningful learning
learning that caters for the individual
on going learning
At St Benedict's we value teaching practices that align with a Catholic theology and philosophy of education. Therefore our teaching practices incorporate:
collaborative planning and teaching
reflection with head and heart
Our teaching practices create an enjoyable safe and supportive environment where all learners can grow.