Academic

The School’s Curriculum is based on a Christian world view. It has been specifically designed to provide a harmonious integration of faith and learning. The curriculum is in accordance with guidelines fulfilling the Australian Curriculum (ACARA) requirements.

The School continues to develop new initiatives such as the Primary ‘Kids Matter’ program and incorporate applicable issues into the learning program of its students.

Religious Education

In keeping with the Christian ethic and philosophical basis of the School, each student is required to take Religious Studies classes.

Year Level Subjects

Kindy to Grade 6

Students in Primary school complete all basic subjects as listed for the Australian Curriculum:

  • Maths
  • Science
  • English
  • History
  • Geography
  • LOTE (Japanese)
  • Civics & Citizenship
  • Arts
  • Health & PE
  • Technology
  • Economics & Business to be introduced when formulated.

Year 7 & 8

Students in Years 7 and 8 complete all listed subjects:

  • Maths
  • Science
  • English
  • History
  • Geography
  • Civics & Citizenship
  • Health & PE
  • Technology – Industrial
  • Home Economics
  • Computing
  • LOTE (Indonesian) and ART classes are offered as Electives. These classes will run only if sufficient numbers of students nominate it as one of their electives.

Year 9 & 10

Students in Years 9 & 10 complete the core range of subjects:

  • Maths
  • Sciencev
  • English
  • History
  • Geography
  • Civics & Citizenship
  • Health & PE
  • Outdoor Education
  • Technology – Computing

The students participate in the following Elective Classes:

  • Home Economics
  • Technology- Industrial & Design
  • Art
  • Indonesian

These classes will run only if sufficient numbers of students nominate it as one of their electives.

Year 10 students also complete a Work Experience component during 2nd Term.

Sport

In the Primary School a specialist sports teacher is employed to give our students a rich variety in their physical education. This includes athletics, swimming and team sports.

In the Secondary School sport is divided into two components. The academic study of sport, health and physical exercise is handled by specialist sports teachers. The second component revolves around a weekly sports program giving students the opportunity to participate in a variety of team and individual recreational pursuits. In addition to this, the Secondary School also competes in the State organized Inter School sports carnivals (eg: Surf League, Swimming, Athletics). This gives our students the opportunity to participate in a more competitive environment.

Extra-Curricular

North West Christian School promotes a holistic approach to education, encouraging students to develop their talents and abilities in a range of areas. The list below outlines some of the extra-curricular activities available to students:

  • Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme – Bronze, Silver & Gold
  • Outdoor Education
  • School Choir
  • Music Tuition (Piano & Instruments)
  • Sports Representation
  • Community Service Programs (Grades 2-10 Options, STORMCo, overseas mission trips)
  • Chapel and Outreach Programs
  • Bible Study Groups
  • Community / School Gardens – Reverse Tithing Concept
  • School Magazine
  • Team Sports Opportunities