Curriculum Design

The NZ Curriculum contains eight main learning areas as follows  ….

 

Englsh

Mathematics and Statistics

Science

Social Studies

Health and Physical Education

The Arts

Learning Languages

 

And a commitment to the following essential skills  …

 

Thinking

Understanding

Relating

Managing Self

Participating and contributing

 

 When designing programmes of learning at Matarau School we are especially mindful of  …

…  the primacy of English and Mathematics as key foundations to learning

…  the need for breadth of content and depth of inquiry

…  the value of co-construction and learner choice

…  the value of inquiry learning

…  the value of self-management

…  the value of authentic (relevant and connected) learning contexts

…  the necessity of planned and purposeful teaching and of sequentail skills development

 

Plannning and curriculum delivery guidelines aim for a balanced approach to learning and assessment.