For the primary years, NESA develops syllabuses for all subjects in 6 key learning areas:
human society and its environment (HSIE)
personal development, health and physical education (PDHPE)
science and technology.
Some primary schools may also offer languages.
The primary school in NSW follows a curriculum based on stages of learning. Each stage is approximately equivalent to two school years. For each learning stage there are skills, knowledge and a level of understanding that each student should develop.
Early Stage 1 refers to Kindergarten
Stage 1 includes Years 1 and 2
Stage 2 includes Years 3 and 4
Stage 3 includes Years 5 and 6
Navigate to the School Years sections to find out more
Like all NSW schools, we have developed teaching and learning programs to suit our local context and the needs of our students.