The Curriculum followed by the Alkimos Baptist College Primary and Secondary School is based on The Western Australian Curriculum and is implemented in the following subjects;
- The Arts - music, dance, drama, visual arts and media
- English - reading, writing, speaking, listening, spelling, handwriting
- Humanities and Social Sciences
- Health and Physical Education
- Languages - Indonesian
Christian Education will also be part of the curriculum.
Learning in Primary and Secondary Schools is often integrated within these Learning Areas.
The College Curriculum will be guided by the Western Australian Curriculum as it is implemented in Western Australia.
Junior Primary K-3
The Junior Primary component of the Primary School is committed to the development of the whole child (physical, academic, emotional and social) and we will provide a variety of programs which focus on the individual needs of each young learner.
Quality literacy and numeracy programs will be provided at each year level, with literacy integrated across all learning areas. Learning programs will be effective, exciting, contemporary and challenging.
Early intervention in the Early Learning Centre will ensure that professionals identify levels of phonological awareness and perceptual motor development in students.
Upper Primary 4-6
The Year 4-6 program aims to provide a caring, secure and stimulating learning environment, to develop self-confidence in each student, with a tolerance of and concern for others.
The program will be a balanced curriculum, which aims to challenge each child according to his or her ability.
We will encourage children to take responsibility for their own behaviour and learning during their transition years of schooling.
Other opportunities in the Primary College
A quality Arts program will be enjoyed by all students. This will include Visual Art, Music and includes Drama, Media and Dance for some classes and/or as elective clubs.
The Music program will incorporate choirs, bands and musical productions.
Private music tuition, at a cost to parents, will also be offered for a wide range of musical instruments.
The Languages other than English learned will be Indonesian in PP to Year 6.
Design Technology studies will include ICT and computing as well as Design challenges and competitions.
Physical Education and fitness programs will be offered and Health awareness will be encouraged at each year level. This specialist area includes Physical Education lessons, Health lessons and sport. A number of different sports will be offered to allow children the opportunity to develop skills and participation in a range of sports. Interhouse sports will be Athletics, Swimming, Cross Country, Basketball and some Fun Game challenges. Interschool sports will be Athletics, Cross Country and Invitational Sports.
Camps are provided for students in Years 5 and 6.
In-term swimming lessons will be held every Wednesday during Term 1. These lessons are a compulsory component of the Physical Education program. Students will only be exempt due to illness and a doctor's certificate is required.