Curriculum

The curriculum delivery at Glendyne is underpinned by our Educational Framework. Each phase of schooling has a specific learning focus with priority Literacy programs running systemically across all year levels.

 

Middle School
(Years 6 to 8) – Developing and understanding skills for engagement in learning

Curriculum is developed and delivered via explicit core and integrated assessment using an array of online and classroom resources. A special aspect is participation in the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden program which incorporates not only learning but therapeutic and family participation opportunities. At this stage of learning our Literacy delivery has an emphasis on reading and spelling skills and students participate in the Story Dogs program.

Core Studies:

English

Mathematics

Health and Physical Education

The Arts

Technologies

Integrated Studies:

S.T.E.M (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math’s)

Humanities and Social Sciences

Personal and Social Capability

Sustainability

 

Transition
(Year 9) – Exploring and experiencing life skills that build depth and breadth in learning

Curriculum is developed and delivered via explicit core and integrated assessment using an array of online and classroom resources. A special aspect is participation in Applied Learning Projects which incorporate vocational and financial skills. At this stage of learning our Literacy delivery has an emphasis on speaking and writing skills and students participate in the Literacy Planet program.

Core Studies:

English

Mathematics

Health and Physical Education

The Arts

Technologies

Integrated Studies:

S.T.E.M (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math’s)

Humanities and Social Sciences

Work Studies

Critical and Creative Thinking

ICT Capability

 

Senior School
(Years 10 to 12) – Refining employability skills for lifelong learning

Curriculum is developed with explicit referencing to employability skills and preparation for transition to work or further studies. Students undertake both core and elective subjects. All students have the opportunity to obtain a Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) as well as complete a range of nationally recognised Vocational Education and Training Certificate courses. At this stage of learning our Literacy delivery has an emphasis embedded communication skills and students participate the Literacy Short Course or Essential English.

 

Core Studies:

Literacy Short Course

Numeracy Short Course

Science

Information Technology

Career Development

 

Elective Studies:

Vocational Educational & Training (VET) courses.

Click here to view more information on VET courses offered in 2020.

“I love making a difference. Working at Glendyne enables me to be innovative in improving the educational journey of the students in our care.”

BRIAN – DEPUTY PRINCIPAL