Introduction

School Beliefs About Teaching

At Saint John Fisher Catholic School we believe:

  • Children learn in different ways and at different rates
  • Children learn best when activities are meaningful, relevant and reflect the real world
  • Recordings can take a variety of forms
  • Children should be empowered to take responsibility for their own learning
  • Links to other KLAs should be explained and explored
  • Children need time to reflect on their learning

School Beliefs About Learners

As a community we value life long learning and look to develop learners who:

  • Collaborate with fellow learners
  • Strive for their best
  • Take responsible risks
  • Listen with interest
  • Communicate effectively
  • Think flexibly and creatively
  • Think about their thinking
  • Organise their learning

Areas of Study

We follow the NSW Board of Studies Curriculum in the Key Learning Areas and the Diocese of Broken Bay Curriculum (K-12) for Religious Education. St John fisher Catholic School provides a balanced curriculum approved by the NSW Board of Studies Syllabus and complies with all Diocesan, NSW and National standards in regards to timetabling, assessment and reporting. We are supported by the Catholic Schools Office, Diocese of Broken Bay which exists to educate and form young people in Catholic Discipleship offering the experiences of following Jesus as members of Catholic community.

Students at St John Fisher Catholic Primary School participate in the following areas of study:

  • Religious Education
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Human Society and its Environment (HSIE)
  • Science and Technology
  • Creative Arts
  • Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE)

Students also work with specialist teachers once a week for:

  • Physical Education
  • Library
  • Music
Parents Guide to the NSW Primary Syllabuses Nationally Consistent Collection of Data