Curriculum

Contemporary learning opportunities are provided for St Brigid's College men and women, and are dynamic to equip students to meet the demands of the ever-changing global environment. Diversity is celebrated through various curriculum opportunities, provided in each of the three sub-schools. Learning programmes revolve around the growth of the whole person; through facilitating opportunities allowing students to be creative and critical thinkers, life-long learners, problem solvers, effective communicators and risk takers; who are collaborative in their approach to life. Our student embrace high standards and strive to achieve individual excellence.


"In an age of interdependence, global citizenship, based on trust and a sense of shared responsibility, is a crucial pillar of progress." - Kofi Annan

An inclusive curriculum is provided to St Brigid's men and women, whereby individual differences are celebrated. Learning differences are supported to allow students to maximize their capabilities, performance and appreciation of their learning journey. Support in specifically offered in literacy and numeracy; with an additional emphasis on indigenous literacy in the Middle School.

The Curriculum Framework, is mandated for all schools in Western Australia and the Overarching Statements provide for essential scaffolding for the development of independent learners, and guides teaching and learning. The Australian Curriculum underpins each of the learning areas of English, Mathematics, Science and Humanities (and will move towards implementation in the Languages and the Arts in the near future). In addition, the curriculum experiences of students in Years Kindergarten to Five is enhanced by the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme and Years Six to Ten is complimented by the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme, which enables students to become principled in their interactions and decision making, and willing to give thoughtful consideration to their own learning and experiences. Furthermore, students in Years Eleven and Twelve are encouraged to select pathways which will allow them to achieve the Western Australian Certificate of education and to be fully equipped to achieve success in tertiary studies; either at university or TAFE.

St Brigid's men and women are technologically aware and have access to state of the art facilities; including specialist computer laboratories and Smart Board technology. Technology is integrated into the daily learning schedule of our students, in order to stimulate their ingenuity skills and creative thinking abilities.

All students are challenged to become Responsible Christian Learners, individuals of Christian values, capable of being open minded, just and caring. All students study the Religious Education, which is developed in accordance with the Religious Education promulgated by the diocesan Bishop. Service learning opportunities are available to students to enable them to enact our Mercy Ethos.

SCHOOL LEVEL PLAN LITERACY AND NUMERACY 2013

The Literacy and Numeracy Plan aims to develop an ability to understand and produce the English language accurately, fluently, creatively, critically, confidently, and effectively in a growing range of
modes, and digital and print settings. In terms numeracy continues to be integrated through all learning experiences of our students: St Brigid's School Level Plan - Literacy Project.