Teaching and learning at Vistara
The Key Learning Areas are:
Science and Technology
Personal Development, Health and Physical Education
Vistara Primary School’s curriculum is based on Neo Humanist principles and these are integrated into the Australian Curriculum (ACARA –Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority) and the NESA’s NSW Syllabus (NESA NSW Education Standards Authority) Key Learning Areas.
Vistara sets high standards for student achievement and the learning programs are carefully designed to stimulate student engagement and participation. At Vistara there are opportunities for students to participate in project based learning, inquiry based learning, creative problem solving, design process and authentic 21st century learning.
In addition to these key learning areas there are several specialised lessons which foster personal growth. These include daily meditation, yoga, ethical and moral development, visible thinking routines, learning intentions, establishing a ‘growth mindset’, critical and creative thinking and deep learning.
How much time is spent on each area of the Curriculum