Australian Curriculum

  • Introduction

 

The Australian Curriculum is a national curriculum for all primary and secondary schools in Australia under progressive development, review and implementation.
The curriculum is developed and reviewed by the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority, an independent statutory body. The grades 4-5 come under the primary education section of the Australian education system.

 

  • What age groups and years is it for

 

The typical age group of grade 4 and 5 students is 9 – 11 years.

 

  • Which subjects are offered?

 

The core subjects offered to grade 4 and 5 are –

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Humanities and social sciences
  • Health and Physical Education

 

Students may also have other subjects like arts, technology and other languages to study from.

 

  • What is the grading system and how are the students assessed?

 

The grading system ranges from A to F with A being the highest and F meaning fail. The grades and their percentage ranges may differ from state to state but more often scoring below 25% in a subject results in failing the subject. This grading system is applied till senior secondary level i.e grade 12.

 

  • Key features and highlights of the curriculum

 

Seven general capabilities—literacy, numeracy, information and communication technology capability, critical and creative thinking, personal and social capability, intercultural understanding and ethical understanding are tested.

 

 

 

 

 

  • How do we help students? (as in how Uplift helps students)

 

Uplift academy offers talented and trained online tutors that help troubleshoot the students’ difficulties effortlessly while also focusing on the core elements along with subject groups for their final exams.
The Online Live Tuition & Coaching Classes at Uplift are conducted by expert tuition teachers who are highly experienced & trained to handle kids with utmost attention.


During these private online tuitions for Australian Curriculum, teachers not only explain the concept but also provide an array of practice tests, conduct oral quizzes and provide guidance in solving past papers. With their extensive expertise and training, our teachers provide unique and personalized resources, assistance with school homework and extra tasks as well.

 

  • Useful links to other websites and blogs

 

https://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/media/5440/content_for_year_4_-_learning_area_content_descriptions.pdf

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Curriculum

https://docs.acara.edu.au/resources/Content_for_Year_5_-Learning_area_content_descriptions.pdf

https://www.ozstudies.com/blog/study-australia/complete-guide-to-the-australian-grading-system

https://acara.edu.au/curriculum/foundation-year-10

 

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