Key learning areas

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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

    Students develop communication skills, learn about languages as systems and explore the relationship between language and culture.

  • Mathematics

    Students and teachers can find resources to support and enhance mathematics learning and teaching in NSW public schools.

  • PDHPE

    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.

  • STEM

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

  • New syllabus implementation

    Key dates for syllabus implementation, professional learning, resources and online learning opportunities are available.

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