The teaching of Science focuses on developing student’ capacity to


The Australian Curriculum: Science 

To assist in the implementation of this national curriculum document St Monica’s has introduced the program PrimaryConnections. ‘PrimaryConnections: Linking science with literacy is an innovative approach to teaching and learning which has been aligned with the rationale and aims of the Australian Curriculum: Science.


Foundation to Year 2 have a curriculum focus on awareness of self and the local world. Years 3 to 6 have a curriculum focus on recognising questions that can be investigated scientifically and investigating them.


The Australian Curriculum: Science is organised around three interrelated strands:

which ‘together….provide students with understanding, knowledge and skills through which they can develop a scientific view of the world’. (Australian Curriculum: Science, ACARA, 8 December 2010).