Junior School (K–Year 4)

Making Connections

Junior Students at the Kellyville campus are guided to explore and grow academically while encouraging a strong connection to faith, self and others.

Kellyville Campus
Curriculum

Curriculum

Laying firm foundations

We provide students with the skills they need to thrive in their schooling years, with a particular focus on numeracy and literacy, using evidence-based, effective programs to enable students to succeed in the school environment. Our students also benefit from our emphasis on wellbeing, with specialist programs currently being rolled out to all year levels to encourage and empower students to develop resilience, compassion, and nurture for their peers and wider community.

Curriculum

The Key Learning Areas are:

  • Bible
  • English
  • Grammar
  • Reading
  • Spelling
  • Handwriting
  • Writing
  • Mathematics
  • Science and Technology
  • Human Society and its Environment
  • Creative Arts
  • Personal Development, Health and Physical Education

A specialist Learning Support team are also employed to help those who have difficulties with academic subjects. This help is available individually or in small groups in a specialised support room, or within the classroom environment, as is appropriate for the needs of each child.

Students are able to extend themselves through Catalyst Activities such as Number Crunch, Science and Art Competitions. Other activities include Inter-school Spelling Bee, Academic Olympics and ICAS [Educational Assessments Australia] Competitions.

More info about ICAS Competitions
Wellbeing
Wellbeing

Here at Hills Adventist College we are committed to providing quality and inclusive learning opportunities for all our students, placing a high level of importance on nurturing student wellbeing and positive mental health.

So how do we do this? We have a strong team of experienced Teachers, Chaplains and Counsellors who take the time to get to know and understand each student. They provide mentorship, guidance and foster in students a sense of belonging and involvement which helps them develop a strong sense of positive wellbeing.

A wellbeing focused program similar to the Invictus program we offer in the Middle and Senior Schools, is planned to rolled out in 2021. Watch this space!

Extra Curricular
Extra
Curricular

Students have the opportunity to participate in various extra-curricular and after school activities at the College.

There is an additional cost involved in this and information is sent to families at the commencement of each year.

Music Tuition is available for students who would like to learn an instrument.  This is facilitated by private tutors that attend the College during the day, to save you transporting your child to music tuition after school.  Costs and availability can be discussed with the tutor directly.

After school activities such as soccer and tennis are also available during school terms.

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Extra-Curricular Options

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Testimonials
What people say about Kellyville Junior School K–Year 4

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Hope for Eternity

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JUNIOR SCHOOL PARENT

"Caring and nurturing environment for students, which was extremely important to us. Lot of opportunities outside of academic activities.”

MIDDLE SCHOOL PARENT

"My husband and I recently made the decision to move our two children (Year 6 & Year 8) from the public school system to Hills Adventist College. In their previous school environment, we felt they were not receiving the support they needed to reach their full potential. Hills Adventists College was recommended to us by a friend and all it took was a tour of the College to cement our decision.:

JUNIOR SCHOOL PARENT

"I currently have children at this school and I can’t thank it enough for what they do day in and day out. They are so switched on to my childrens needs. The teachers are caring whether they have taught your child or not. They know you and child by name. Amazing school.”
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Life at Kellyville Junior School K–Year 4
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