Physical Education

Physical Education is about being active and alert. In modern times, we have seen major challenges in obesity and a loss of activity – as our world becomes plugged in active viewers rather than participants. Physical Education should offer activities to develop skills...

Outdoor & Environmental Education

If we want to have authentic connections with nature and our role in preserving and conserving eco-systems, we need to be actively participating in natural habitats.  Our focus is on promoting ecophilia – or a love of nature and how we are all just a part of the...

Manual Arts

Hands-on learning is a pre-requisite for engagement. If we have a task to complete we have a purpose – and the Manual Arts subjects give a concrete understanding of steps needed to finalise a project.  Manual Arts in schools are usually framed around Woodwork...

Creative Arts

There is an X Factor in learning that emphasizes our love of life. It is the Expressive quotient (highlighted in the Big Four framework). Expression is an external representation of what we internalise, what we feel and what we believe. Our desire to express is our...

Global Awareness

With the technological change in communication via media and social broadcasts, our world is now globally accessible. As such, we should endow our students with an increased awareness, a global understanding. Being conscious is being aware. We should teach about the...

Philosophy

Educators should be teaching students to see the world in a rich panorama not just a viewpoint exposed to them by their family and social circles. Recent focus by the likes of Professor Angie Hobbs (Sheffield University) insists just one lesson per week can benefit...