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Our curriculum



Learning at Churchie’s Prep School is active, vibrant, energetic and academically rigorous. A ‘thinking skills’ curriculum gives students the skills and disposition to learn in a meaningful way. It also incorporates information and communication technology through computers in every classroom, a fully automated library and a wireless tablet programme for Years 4, 5 and 6.

Churchie is a candidate school for the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP) and, through this curriculum and teaching/learning framework and approach, the school teaches in accordance with the mandated Australian Curriculum and Queensland Studies Authority syllabuses where applicable.

Subjects include:
 
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Integrated Studies (Science, Humanities and Social Sciences)
  • Music
  • Visual Arts
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Japanese
  • Religious Education
Students may also participate in weekly enrichment activities including Debating, Robotics and Chess.

Personalised Learning Programme

In addition, Churchie's Prep School offers a Personalised Learning Programme which includes gifted and talented education and learning support.
 
Gifted and Talented Programmes include but are not limited to:
  • Mathematics Extension Reception to Year 6
  • Writing
  • Literacy Extension
  • Philosophy
  • Critical and Creative Thinking.
Additional competitive opportunities exist for students in Future problem Solving, Da Vinci Decathlon, G.A.T.E.WAYS Challenge and ICAS Academic Competitions. Further opportunities for enrichment include G.A.T.E.WAYS, Days of Excellence and Academicus workshops.