Kenilworth State Community College
implements the Australian Curriculum. We provide quality learning experiences
in all Key Learning Areas:
Our Early Years Curriculum also aligns
with the Early Years Curriculum Guidelines which covers the Key Learning Areas
through the domains of:
Social and Personal Learning
Health and Physical Learning
Language Learning and Communication
Early Mathematical Understandings
Active Learning Processes
The school has an attractive and well
equipped library which all children use. All children are able to borrow from
the library each week. Children are asked to use their Green Note Folder to
protect borrowed books. Classes visit the library each week and it is open Monday
at the first lunch break, when children can also return and borrow
Children in P-2 may borrow one book at a
time for a period of 2 weeks. Children
in Years 3-6 may borrow 2 books for a period of 2 weeks. We encourage parents to share the reading
with their child to promote an enjoyment of books for pleasure and information.
Library day is Thursday for Yr2-3 and Friday for Prep/1 and Yr4/5/6.
have a weekly PE lesson taken by a specialist PE teacher. This program teaches
skills through activities and games and is supported by community groups.
school participates in the Small Schools Carnivals for Swimming, Cross Country,
Athletics and Ball Games. We also combine with other small schools in a fun
competition in a variety of sports throughout the year. Students in Years 3 to
6 participate in these carnivals.
assist the school, we sometimes ask parents to assist in transporting students
to venues for different sporting events.
instruction is part of our Physical Education curriculum and all students are
expected to participate in swimming lessons in Terms 1 and 4. If your child is
unwell, please write a note to the teacher to explain the reasons for non
participating in swimming lessons, all students are required to wear a swim
shirt (rashie) for sun protection during swimming lessons. Students are
encouraged to use sunscreen, which is available when they attend their swimming
are involved in the class music program which is taught by our specialist music
teacher on Thursdays. Singing, listening, playing, creating, reading and
writing music activities reinforce sequential skill development. Children learn
musical concepts such as beat, rhythm and melody as well as performing skills
and appreciation of music.
The school has
an Instrumental Music program that is offered to all students from Year 4
onwards. Instrumental music is held on Mondays. If you are interested in your
child participating please inquire at the office for details. Participants are required to attend all
lessons. The school has instruments
which are available for the students to hire. The school charges a levy for instrumental
music to cover the costs of servicing and repairing instruments.
Learning Support and Students With Disabilities
The School has
access to a variety of support services for students requiring support and
extension. Support is provided through
our Support Teacher Literacy and Numeracy (STLaN), Guidance Officer, Speech
Pathologist and various Advisory Visiting Teachers. Involvement with these support personnel
follows consultation with parents. More information is provided in the Student
Support section in General Information.