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Curriculum

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At Surfers Paradise State School, we continually set high expectations for our students’ achievement. Curriculum overviews are provided each term to parents. A report is issued each Semester at the end of Term 2 and 4. Interviews are offered in Term 1 and 3.

  • Australian Curriculum
  • STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics
  • Integration of ICT
  • Music program from Prep to Year 6
  • Instrumental Music program including choirs, strings and band
  • French from Prep to Year 6
  • PE lessons from Prep to Year 6
  • Digital & Design Technology from Prep to Year 6
  • Swimming offered onsite in Terms 1 and 4
  • Perceptual motor program for Prep.

Languages other than English (LOTE)

Surfers Paradise State School provides students with the opportunity to engage with experience in different languages and cultures. Our highly qualified French teaching staff engage students through functional aspects of the French language, immersing students in culture, food and traditions. French is offered as an immersion program at Benowa State High School, the natural feeder school from our school. 

Music

In addition to the classroom music, which is provided as a core component of our academic program, Surfers Paradise State School also offers students the opportunity for more focussed instruction in our instrumental program and choirs. 

Sports/Physical Education

Our Physical Education program engages all students in fun, active skill development across a number of sports.

Swimming

Students from Years Prep to Year 6 are offered a swimming program in Terms 1 and 4 on site.

STEM

STEM at Surfers Paradise State School integrates Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) into one learning experience. Students who attend Technology/STEM classes learn technical skills such as troubleshooting, repairing, and utilising software and modern equipment including robotics. Communication and cooperation skills to listen to others needs or interact with partners. Teamwork skills for successful task completion and the creativity to solve problems and develop new ideas. Tasks are project-based and reinforce real world application. Students find STEM highly engaging and challenging.

Term curriculum overviews

Please refer to the Documents library. Navigate to the 'Term Overview' folder.

Yearly curriculum overviews

Please refer to the Documents library. Navigate to the 'Yearly Curriculum Overviews' folder.

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Last reviewed 18 November 2019
Last updated 18 November 2019