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Curriculum

Maroochydore State School engages students in a learning community that encourages excellence, supports diversity, and fosters innovation. We are proud to be part of the #qldtechschools pilot, Minecraft Education Edition pilot and Makerspace project.

Our Curriculum programs are based on the Australian National Curriculum.  All of our staff have a strong focus on student engagement, supporting individual achievement by providing a place of challenging activities and whole learning through inspiring teaching and learning opportunities. Our Curriculum Framework allows for flexibility in implementation, to allow teachers to be responsive to the needs and interests of the students, within the parameters of the requirements of Education Queensland.

The Australian Curriculum is designed to help all young Australians to become successful learners, confident and creative individuals, and active and informed citizens.  Students develop capability when they apply knowledge and skills confidently, effectively and appropriately in complex and changing circumstances, in their learning at school and in their lives outside school.

Learning Areas

  • Mathematics
  • English
  • Science
  • Humanities and Social Sciences (Geography, History, Civics and Citizenship, Economics and Business)
  • Health and Physical Education (HPE)
  • Languages Other Than English (Japanese)
  • The Arts (Art, Music, Dance, Drama and Media)
  • Technologies (Digital and Design)English

General Capabilities

The general capabilities play a significant role in the Australian Curriculum in equipping young Australians to live and work successfully in the twenty-first century.

  • Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability
  • Critical and Creative Thinking
  • Personal and Social Capability
  • Ethical Understanding
  • Intercultural Understanding

Cross-curriculum priorities

The priorities provide national, regional and global dimensions which will enrich the curriculum through development of considered and focused content that fits naturally within learning areas. They enable the delivery of learning area content at the same time as developing knowledge, understanding and skills relating to

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
  • Asia and Australia’s Engagement with Asia
  • Sustainability