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Curriculum

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At Miami State School it is our priority to develop, maintain and effectively implement high quality curriculum programs for all students. At Miami State School all students are challenged and encouraged to reach their academic potential at a rate suited to their ability. The school is committed to developing teacher practices through professional development focusing on aspects of curriculum implementation, pedagogy and assessment and the incorporation of a proactive approach to planning and teaching. Miami State School’s Curriculum Plan is updated annually to reflect the current direction of our school priorities, curriculum, pedagogy, assessment and reporting.  

At Miami State School, we plan, teach, assess and report on the Australian Curriculum Prep to Year 6. www.australiancurriculum.edu.au
  • English 
  • Mathematics 
  • Science 
  • Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) 
  • Health and Physical Education 
  • Technology (Digital Technology and Design technology) 
  • The Arts (Music, Dance, Drama, Media Arts, Visual Arts) 
  • Languages Other Than English (LOTE): Japanese (Year 3 – Year 6) 
  • A number of specialist teachers provide lessons in the areas of: 
  • Music 
  • Health and Physical Education 
  • Dance 
  • Digital Technology 
  • ​Languages Other Than English (LOTE) 

Australian Curriculum 

The Australian Curriculum: 
  • sets out the knowledge, understanding and skills needed for life and work in the 21st century 
  • ​​establishes common standards and high expectations of achievement across the nation 
​The Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA)​ develops the Australian Curriculum with input from leading educators in each state. This includes participation and feedback from each schooling sector in Queensland, coordinated by the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority. Queensland's implementation of the Australian Curriculum applies proven teaching and assessment practices and focuses on improving student achievement. A range of materials support Queensland teachers to implement the Australian Curriculum, including Curriculum into the Classroom (C2C)materials for Queensland schools. C2C provides a comprehensive set of curriculum and assessment planning materials which Queensland schools adopt or adapt to meet their students' needs and to fit their local context. 

P-12 Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Framework 

The P-12 curriculum, assessment and reporting framework specifies the current requirements for Queensland state schools in delivering the curriculum from Prep to Year 12. The framework is accompanied by a series of policy statements providing further detail. In implementing the P-12 curriculum, assessment and reporting framework Queensland state schools: 

  • ​provide students with the required curriculum  
  • assess, monitor and capture student achievement  
  • set high expectations for each student and respond effectively to their current levels of achievement and differing rates of learning 
  • prepare students to exit schooling with the foundation for successful lifelong learning and participation in the community  
  • ​keep parents and students informed of the student's achievement throughout their schooling.  




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Last reviewed 14 June 2022
Last updated 14 June 2022