K-6 is a precious time in the lives of children and a fundamental part of their life journey. When they move into these years, a child's potential is just beginning to shine. By the time they move to the secondary department of the school, each has grown and progressed so much, we are proud to see the adults that God intended them to be, starting to emerge.
All of our Primary classes are organised into stages (1-3) that each span a two-year period. Activities and programs are organised specifically to meet the needs, interests and development of the children, complying with the NSW syllabus, which is also determined by stages.
Through the stage class structure we have seen great emotional, social and academic benefits in our students. Students' socialisation skills, ingenuity and emotional intelligence are excelled through multi-age classes.
The diagram below shows the unique focus and context for each of the Stages. And below that is an explanation of some of the other programs that we use with our students.
Here are the twelve key principles for young peacemakers
Bounce Back! is an award-winning well-being and resilience class-based program for children and young people from Kindergarten to Middle School.
Bounce Back! offers practical strategies to help our students function well at school and in life. It promotes positive mental health, well-being and resilience plus safe and supportive class and school learning environments.
The program can help your child to get better at:
Encouraging our students to be active in their society is an important aspect of their schooling.
Hunter Christian School students have regular opportunities to support their fellow students within the school as well as participate in a range of service events in the wider community. Our Primary students also provide child sponsorship through Compassion Australia.
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