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Curriculum

Mount Gravatt East State School caters for students from Prep to Year 6.  Our primary focus is the development of Literacy and Numeracy, whilst attaining  key learning area outcomes within and across all key learning areas.

All teachers use the ACARA (Australian Curriculum and Reporting Authority) Programs and develop plans showing coverage of  key learning area outcomes, with adjustments.

All students are taught the following key learning areas of English, Mathematics, History, Geography, Civics and Citizenship (Years 3 to 6), Science, The Arts, Technology, Health and Physical Education, Economics and Business (Years 5 and 6) and LOTE - Japanese (Years 5 to -6).

In addition to lessons within their classes, specialist teachers conduct Music, Physical Education, LOTE - Japanese and Library lessons.  Lay Catechists conduct a non-denominational religious education program.  The school also has access to the services provided by a Speech Therapist, a Guidance Officer and an English as a Second Language teacher.  A Support Teacher Literacy and Numeracy and a Special Education Teacher provide additional support.

 

Extra Curricular Activities include:

  • Student Councillors (Years 3-6)
  • Library Monitors

  • Years 5 and 6 Leadership Camp Program (every second year)

  • Instrumental Band (Years 5 and 6)

  • Instrumental Strings (Years 3-6)

  • Choir

  • Drum Fife and Marching Band (Prep – Year 6)

  • Competitions and Extension Programs

  • Interschool sport is offered for Years 4, 5 and 6

  • Excursions

  • Science Club

  • Whole school reading program

  • Before School Intensive Literacy Intervention/Extension