We pride ourselves on a wide range of curriculum opportunities for our students
It’s not the curriculum that we offer that sets us apart, it’s the manner in which it’s delivered
Any school can teach a curriculum. Amazing schools like ours is full of teachers actively and passionately exploring the possibilities of making their teaching practice more innovative, engaging and fun at every turn. This is the single ingredient that drives the most growth in our students.
The success we attain is not only evidenced by the assessment data – but it’s seen through the smiles and joy we see on our student’s faces as a concept is grasped. This is the indefinable element that drives us as teachers to produce and grow our own teaching skills year in, year out.
The Religious Education Program at St Kevin’s follows the Religious Education curriculum framework “Coming to Know, Worship and Love” in the Archdiocese of Melbourne and uses the texts as developed by the Archdiocese as the primary resource.
At St Kevin’s, we view the partnership between home, parish, school and the wider community as an important element in the development of each student. ‘We promote a culture of relationships which upholds the dignity of each person.
English is a priority curriculum area for our school. At St Kevin’s, we teach English so that our students may function in the community, develop relationships and broaden their learning in a range of other subject areas.
Mathematics is another area of the curriculum that is given high priority at our school. At St. Kevin’s, we teach Mathematics so our students may function as independent mathematical thinkers in our complex, ever changing world.
It’s not the curriculum that we offer that sets us apart, it’s the manner in which it’s delivered. Any school can teach a curriculum. Amazing schools like ours is full of teachers actively and passionately exploring the possibilities of making their teaching practice more innovative, engaging and fun at every turn.
Physical Education is “education through the physical”. It aims to develop students’ physical competence and knowledge of movement and safety, and their ability to use these to perform in a wide range of activities associated with the development of an active and healthy lifestyle.
In the Victorian Curriculum F–10, the Arts includes Dance, Drama, Media Arts, Music, Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design.
Through The Arts, students develop their creative and expressive capacities by learning about the different practices, disciplines and traditions that have shaped the expression of culture locally, nationally and globally.
Learning languages in addition to English extend students’ literacy repertoires and their capacity to communicate. It also strengthens their understanding of the nature of language, culture and the processes of communication.
In a world that is increasingly digitised and automated, it is critical that children learn how to use technology in effective and ethical ways. This requires deep knowledge and understanding of a wide range of devices and systems that when used effectively, can transform learning, recreational activities, home life and work.
Extra Curricular Activities
St. Kevin’s has a very proud sporting tradition. The school is very fortunate to have dedicated teachers (and parents) who have given up their own time to train sporting teams for inter-school competitions in our District.
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