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  • Creative arts

    Students discover a variety of art forms through a study of dance, drama, music and visual arts where they learn to appreciate, make and perform.

  • English

    Students learn about the English language through written, spoken and visual texts of increasing complexity as they progress through their schooling.

  • HSIE

    Students explore varied subjects in human society and its environment to learn about history, geography, people, societies and culture.

  • Languages

    Welcome to the Languages section where educators can find resources to support and enhance languages programs in NSW public schools.

  • Mathematics

    Students develop knowledge, skills and understanding of mathematical concepts and their use within and beyond the mathematics classroom.


    Students explore issues of health, safety and wellbeing and develop skills and confidence through challenging and enjoyable movement experiences. ​

  • Science

    Students learn about the natural and made worlds and how to apply scientific skills, knowledge and understanding across a broad range of contexts.

  • TAS

    Students use a range of tools, materials and techniques in the design process and technological experiences through theory and practical lessons.

  • Literacy and numeracy

    Schools teach these core skills across all subjects to ensure students achieve a functional standard to assist with future education or employment.

  • STEM

    STEM aims to develop higher-order thinking skills through an engaging curriculum that may include integration, inquiry and project-based learning.

  • Multicultural education

    Promotes intercultural understanding and community harmony in schools and supports English language learners, refugees and newly arrived students.

  • Civics and citizenship

    Our schools produce active and informed citizens through knowledge and understanding of Australian society – our institutions, values and heritage.

  • Digital citizenship

    Our schools provide knowledge and skills in the responsible use of technology and behaviour online to ensure safety and appropriate practice.

  • Compliance

    Government schools comply with legislative and safety requirements in regards to animal welfare and chemical safety education.

  • Religion and ethics

    Outlines the responsibilities of government schools in relation to the provision of religion and ethics education.

  • Sustainability

    Enable and empower students to make decisions and take actions that contribute to creating a sustainable society and ecosystem.

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