Learning

At Our Lady Queen of Peace Primary Greystanes we are proud of our Catholic primary learning program.

Learning at Our Lady Queen of Peace is often integrated across several curriculum areas. The classroom teacher ensures that the program follows the guidelines set by the NSW Board of Studies and covers all Key Learning Areas:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Personal Development, Health and Physical Education
  • Creative Arts
  • Science and Technology
  • Human Society and Its Environment
  • Languages Other than English

There is, however, a strong religious dimension across the curriculum which is most obvious in the subject of Religious Education.

Learn more about how learning works at Our Lady Queen of Peace Primary by reading the pages in this section or by contacting the school.

 


Your Childs Learning Journey

We are a K-6, four-streamed co-educational Catholic school that also has an on site Catholic Early Learning Centre (CELC) and Before and After School Care centre (COSHC). Find out what learning looks like from Early Learning to Year 6 at Our Lady Queen of Peace.

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Purpose Built Learning Environment

Our students deserve the best, and so we’re building exciting new facilities! Creatively, collaboration and excellence will be nurtured in each child at each stage of their lives in our new contemporary and purpose built learning and recreational spaces.

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Catholic Early Learning Centre

The Catholic Early Learning Centre (CELC), Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish, Greystanes provides quality early learning for children 3 to 5 years that is founded on Catholic values and encourages younger children’s curiosity and the skills to explore and investigate.

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Religious Education

At Our Lady Queen of Peace Primary, we offer each child the opportunity to come to know Jesus and our Catholic heritage.

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English

At OLQP we aim to develop the competence and confidence of all students in learning and using English, thus enabling them to effectively participate in our society.

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Mathematics

In Mathematics students analyse & solve problems in the areas of space, measurement and number. Maths also involves the study of patterns and relationships, and provides a means of communication.

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Science and Technology

Science and Technology aims to develop students’ wonder and curiosity about their world. This area of learning also gives students opportunities to learn about natural and man-made environments by engaging in scientific and technological activity. Students investigate, design, make and use technology.

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Human Society and Its Environment

Human Society and Its Environment incorporates the strands of History and Geography.

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Creative Arts

Creative Arts aims to provide students with basic learning in the artforms through the subjects of Visual Arts, Music, Drama and Dance. Many of the experiences provided lend themselves to integration across other Key Learning Areas.

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Library

CEDP school libraries are physical and digital places of inquiry and reading. They provide access to a range of resources that help kids on their Learning journey and help inspire purposeful learning. Through access to our library resources and services, students develop a range of learner dispositions and capabilities to cultivate a culture of curiosity, creativity, imagination and innovation.

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Sport and PDHPE

All students are involved in weekly sport and/or physical education lessons, with a specialist Physical Education teacher employed four days a week. In addition, students have the opportunity to be selected, trained and entered into many competitions across the school, Zone, Diocesan, inter-Diocesan and Stage level in swimming, athletics, cross-country, soccer, netball, etc.

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Extracurricular Activities

At Our Lady Queen of Peace we offer a range extra-curricular activities and programs to support the engagement and extension of all students.

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Other Programs

Our Lady Queen of Peace Enrichment programs provide opportunities for children with academic and creative talent to enjoy a challenging and enriching education both within the class and through withdrawal groups, interest clubs, extra-curricula activities and competitions. We also have a range of learning programs.

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