It also gives attention to seven general capabilities that are important for life and work in the 21st century and to three issues identified in the Melbourne Declaration as needing more attention than they have received in curricula to date. The general capabilities and the cross-curriculum priorities are not added as additional subjects. They are dealt with, where relevant, through the learning area content on which the curriculum is built.
At St Martin’s we believe in providing a safe and positive environment for children to learn. Through our belief in Jesus and Gospel values, we promote respect for people and property. The Early Years Curriculum builds on links for children between their prior, current and future learning. We provide a broad based, integrated program which will provide foundations for success in later learning.
We believe students in the Early Years: