Teaching and Learning

Ss Peter and Paul’s Primary School provides a balanced curriculum within the key learning areas of Religious Education, Mathematics, English, Science, History, Creative Arts, Physical Education and Personal Development/Health. The students also benefit from support in Literacy and Numeracy.

Professional development and the use of technology is an integral part of the teaching and learning process at Ss Peter and Paul’s and we have a range of programs that complement and support the student’s educational journey.

Enrichment Programs

  • Music and Drama
  • Garden and Chicken Club
  • Cartoon and Drawing Club
  • Dance Club
  • Public speaking
  • University of NSW Competitions
  • NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge

Sacramental Program

Children have the opportunity to participate in parish based sacramental programs through the school. The Parish Sacramental Coordinator works closely with the school and the school’s Religious Education Coordinator for the Sacraments of Reconciliation (Year 2 students), First Eucharist (Year 3 Students) and Confirmation (Year 7 students).

Music

Music is offered to all students in Terms 1 and 3 with a qualified Music teacher. Students from Years 3-6 are able to participate in the school choir and take part in Eisteddfods, Sacramental and school Masses and liturgies. The Conservatorium of Music also conducts lessons at the school.

Sport

Students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of school, local and wider community sporting events. From Year 3, students represent their ‘sporting house’ at the school swimming, cross country and athletics carnival. K-2 students also participate in a Swimsafe program.

Our sporting houses are: Blake (Yellow), McCauley (Blue), O’Brien (Red) and Patrick (Green).

Excursions

Classes will be involved in excursions throughout the year to support the student’s learning. Excursions have included visits to Parliament House, Minnamurra and Fitzroy Falls, Questacon, National Zoo and Aquarium, Goulburn Regional Library and Art Gallery and an overnight Year 6 camp.

School Counsellor

A Catholicare counsellor visits the school fortnightly. For further information, please contact your child’s class teacher or the Principal.