Tamborine Mountain College

Primary School Studies (Prep to Year 4)

Tamborine Mountain College

Course details

CRICOS course code: 099911J

Level of study: Primary and High School

Summary

Prep at Tamborine Mountain College Is A Full Time, Five Days A Week Program. The Program Offers A Complete Experience Using Play to Provide Active, Experience Based Learning.

Prep at Tamborine Mountain College provides opportunities in learning environments that support learning for young children through:

Real-life situations

Play-based learning

Focused learning and teaching events

Routines and transitions

Investigations.

The Tamborine Mountain College educational Prep Program is a hands-on, discovery-based course designed to stimulate children’s interests in a wide range of areas. Through social interaction and participation in activities suited to their needs, children enhance their emotional, social and intellectual growth.

Prep contributes to the continuing growth of young children’s knowledge and understanding of themselves and the world around them. Learning and play experiences create an awareness of the changing world and foster positive personal and social attitudes. Opportunities are also provided for the development of healthy living habits and creativity.

TAMBORINE MOUNTAIN COLLEGE’S EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY ENSURES THAT THERE IS A STRONG EMPHASIS ON MODERN, INNOVATIVE TEACHING PROGRAMS BASED UPON TRADITIONAL VALUES. CARING AND COMMITTED TEACHERS IN WELL-EQUIPPED CLASSROOMS PROVIDE A BALANCE BETWEEN FORMAL AND CHILD-CENTERED LEARNING.

Extensive computer access is incorporated across the curriculum, at all year levels, with a sequential program to develop appropriate skills. The use of online learning initiatives enables the students to construct meaning, present knowledge and enhance their learning techniques.

Challenging teaching and learning activities in the Key Learning Areas of English, Mathematics, Science, History and the Social Sciences, Digital Technology, Health and Physical Education, The Arts, and French Culture and Language contribute to an all-encompassing curriculum. Excursions and special events are held throughout the year to enhance the learning process.

Primary follows the Australian Curriculum and offers French right from Prep class.

SUBJECTS IN PREP - YEAR 6

Form (TMC Values Program)

English

Mathematics

Science

Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS)

  • Geography
  • History

The Arts

  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Media Arts
  • Music (specialist teacher)
  • Visual Arts

Technologies (incl. Robotics & Coding)

  • Digital technologies
  • Design and Technologies

French (specialist teacher)
Health and Physical Education (specialist teacher)

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Course opportunities

Start date: 05 October 2021
24 January 2022
19 April 2022
Duration: 260 weeks
Study mode: Full time
Address

Tamborine Mountain College

80 Beacon Road
Gold Coast Queensland 4272
Australia

Address

Tamborine Mountain College
80 Beacon Road
Gold Coast Queensland 4272
Australia