At The Willows
State School it is our priority to develop, maintain and effectively implement
high quality curriculum programs for all students. At The Willows State School
all students are challenged and encouraged to reach their academic potential at
a rate suited to their ability.
The school is committed to developing teacher practices through professional
development focusing on aspects of curriculum implementation, pedagogy and
assessment and the incorporation of a proactive approach to planning and
The Willows State School’s Curriculum Plan is updated annually to reflect the
current direction of our school priorities, curriculum, pedagogy, assessment
Queensland schools are currently implementing:
The Australian Curriculum:
sets out the knowledge, understanding and skills needed for life and work in the 21st century
standards and high expectations of achievement across the nation
The Australian Curriculum,
Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) develops the Australian
Curriculum with input from leading educators in each state. This includes
participation and feedback from each schooling sector in Queensland,
coordinated by the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority.
Queensland's implementation of the Australian Curriculum applies proven teaching
and assessment practices and focuses on improving student achievement.
A range of materials support Queensland teachers to implement the Australian
Curriculum, including Curriculum into the Classroom (C2C)materials for Queensland schools. C2C provides a comprehensive set of
curriculum and assessment planning materials which Queensland schools adopt or
adapt to meet their students' needs and to fit their local context.
P-12 Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Framework
The P-12 curriculum, assessment and reporting framework specifies the current
requirements for Queensland state schools in delivering the curriculum from
Prep to Year 12. The framework is accompanied by a series of policy statements
providing further detail.
In implementing the P-12 curriculum, assessment and reporting framework
Queensland state schools:
provide students with
the required curriculum
assess, monitor and
capture student achievement
set high expectations
for each student and respond effectively to their current levels of
achievement and differing rates of learning
prepare students to
exit schooling with the foundation for successful lifelong learning and
participation in the community
keep parents and
students informed of the student's achievement throughout their schooling.
Adapted from Education Queensland