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Personal learning, Interpersonal learning & Health and physical education

We need to take responsibility for our own physical wellbeing, learning, relationships with others and understand our role in our local, national and global community.

Key concepts
  • Spirituality
  • Relationships
  • Work & leisure
  • Human Rights
  • Wellbeing
  • Individual potential
  • Needs & wants
  • Individuals & groups
  • Feelings & emotions
  • Place in space
  • Personal safety

Themes and activities
P - 2
  • Friends care, friends share
  • Staying safe
  • Our Bodies
3 - 4
  • Friends care, friends share
  • Staying safe
  • Our Bodies
5 - 6
  • Friends care, friends share
  • Staying safe
  • Our Bodies

Civics and citizenship

Each individual has rights and responsibilities and the potential to participate as an active, informed citizen in a democratic society and a global community.

Key concepts
  • Citizenship
  • Individuals and Groups
  • Community
  • Institutions
  • Gender equity
  • Roles. rules, laws
  • Society and socialisation
  • Conflict & cooperation
  • Social justice
  • Power & control
  • Organisation
  • Beliefs and values

Themes and activities
P - 2
  • Families
3 - 4
  • What makes our town tick?
5 - 6
  • People power – governments and decision making
  • The Making and Shaping of Australia

Humanities [economics]

Different societies allocate scarce resources to satisfy the wants and needs of its members.

Key concepts
  • Consumption
  • Communication
  • Supply & demand
  • Systems
  • Work & leisure

Themes and activities
P - 2
A helping hand – our community
3 - 4
What makes our town tick?
Our food
5 - 6
Shop ‘til you drop

Humanities [history]

Our own world view is not necessarily shared by others – there are many different cultures, past and present, from which we can learn.

Key concepts
  • Culture
  • Power & Control
  • Changing lifestyles
  • Traditions
  • Diversity
  • Beliefs & values
  • Spirituality
  • Customs and Rituals
  • Location
  • Indigenous people
  • Human Rights

Themes and activities
P - 2
  • Swiss –Italian Festa
  • Traditions & Celebrations
  • Today and yesterday – when grandma was a baby
3 - 4
  • Swiss –Italian Festa
  • The land is our library – Indigenous Australians
  • Then & Now
5 - 6
  • Swiss –Italian Festa
  • Our place in Asia - welcome to Indonesia
  • The making and shaping of Australia

Humanities [geography]

Places on the surface of the earth can be observed, described and analysed to provide explanations \of human and physical phenomena and their interactions.

Key concepts
  • Location
  • Distance
  • Spatial Perspectives
  • Scale
  • Physical Phenomena
  • Movement
  • Sustainability
  • Topography
  • Resource Management
  • Fieldwork

Themes and activities
P - 2
  • What’s the weather like today?
3 - 4
  • Australia – Faces and Places
5 - 6
  • Natural Disasters
  • Our place in Asia - welcome to Indonesia

Science [chemical]

Matter has different properties and uses and can be altered through chemical or physical change.

Key concepts
  • Invention & design
  • Organisation
  • Cause & effect
  • Chemical change
  • Interaction
  • Energy

Themes and activities
P - 2
  • Why is it so - science at work
  • Our food - what’s cooking?
3 - 4
  • What’s it made from - materials & substances
5 - 6
  • Scientists at work

Science [environmental & earth]

Each person has a relationship with the planet. Our choices and actions have implications for the environment.

Key concepts
  • Adaptation
  • Ecological sustainability
  • Production
  • Choices
  • Resources
  • Conservation
  • Needs & Wants
  • Global society
Themes and activities
P - 2
Endangered Species
  • Take a look around – our environment
3 - 4
  • Our food – from spade to splade
5 - 6
  • Scientists at work
  • Shop ’til you drop
  • Only one planet

Humanities [biological]

The biological world is made up of a series of systems that are both similar and diverse.

Key concepts
  • Life & living
  • Behaviour
  • Adaptation
  • Survival
  • Ecological sustainability
  • Interdependence

Themes and activities
P - 2
  • Living and growing – life cycles
3 - 4
  • Habitats – our Earth
5 - 6
  • BODY - Human growth & puberty
  • Scientists at work

Humanities [physical & space]

The physical world is made up of different systems.

Key concepts
  • Cause & effect
  • Energy
  • Physical phenomena
  • Interaction
  • The physical world

Themes and activities
P - 2
  • Toys and tools
3 - 4
  • How does it work – machines
  • Up, up and away – flight
5 - 6
  • Scientists at work
  • Only one Earth
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