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 Learning & Teaching

St Rita’s Primary School offers a broad and comprehensive curriculum, in line with the requirements of the Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) and the Queensland Studies Authority (QSA). Included in the curriculum at St Rita’s is the Religious Education Curriculum of Archdiocese of Brisbane.
 

Learning Areas

Curriculum implementation at St Rita’s aligns with the BCE Learning and Teaching Framework and is based on evidence based planning processes taking whole school, class and individual assessment data into consideration.  With high expectations in mind, teachers determine what students need to be taught and achieve by considering current levels of achievement and following the content descriptions and achievement standards for each year level in each subject.  Student progress is reported against these standards.
The Learning Areas include :
 

General Capabilities

General capabilities comprise an integrated and interconnected set of knowledge, skills, behaviours and dispositions that students develop and use in their learning across the curriculum, in co-curricular programs and in their lives outside school.
 

Cross-Curricula Priorities

Within the school and year level programs, there is evident focus on cross-curricula priorities for:
~ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures;
~ Asia and Australia’s Engagement with Asia;
~ Sustainability.
 

Extra-Curricula Programs

A range of extra-curricula programs are on offer at St Rita’s and currently include:
Serendipity Art  Classes – all year levels
Creative Kidz – Instrumental Music (Guitar, Wind and Percussion); Singing and Dance; School Concert Band.
Keyboard Music
Choral Singing –      Junior Choir (Year 2 and 3)   and      Senior Choir (Year 4, 5 and 6)
Representative Sport – Cross Country, Athletics Training; Touch Football; Mission Cup Netball
Tennis
Drama Club