Ermington Public School

Virtus in Arduis - A quality education in a caring environment

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Learning across the curriculum

Cross curriculum content enriches and supports the learning areas and adds depth to student learning. In NSW students study a range of learning across the curriculum content.

Project-based learning

Students undertake a range of project based learning tasks at Ermington Public School. Previous classes have produced an incredible range of projects that relate to the school curriculum while developing and improving 21st Century learning skills; collaboration, communication, creativity and critical thinking.

Cross curriculum priorities

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures 
  • Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia 
  • sustainability

General capabilities

  • critical and creative thinking 
  • ethical understanding 
  • information and communication technology capability 
  • intercultural understanding 
  • literacy 
  • numeracy 
  • personal and social capability

Other learning across the curriculum areas

  • civics and citizenship
  • difference and diversity
  • work and enterprise.

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Opportunity class

Ermington Public School offers an opportunity class for Year 5 and 6 which comprise of 30 students each. Students are selected based on their school assessment scores and OC Test results from the schools in the surrounding area.

The students in the Ermington Public School opportunity classes are encouraged to integrate into the school upon selection by becoming involved in extra-curricular activities. Students follow a program based on gifted and talented principles.

For more information on opportunity classes, please visit the opportunity class page on the Department of Education website.