At King’s College, the Junior School from Prep to Year 6 is a place where students enjoy a sense of community and belonging.
The Junior School intently focus on developing strong foundations for each child’s learning journey. In partnership with families, we aim to equip children with a love of lifelong learning and a strong character based on Christian values.
The College strives for excellence in learning and constantly challenges and rewards students for achievement at every level.
Students consistently achieve outstanding NAPLAN results, regularly achieving higher than other local schools.
The Junior School curriculum includes:
In addition to the above, Year 5 and 6 students study:
Students in the Junior School have opportunities to participate in a range of co-curricular activities including:
A key feature of the Junior School program is the central focus on Pastoral Care. The College is known for its provision of care and support that students can access from teachers and College Chaplains. The College take a restorative approach to managing student behaviour, looking to restore relationships between people when things go wrong.
Our pastoral care program focuses on Christian values and includes a Positive Education Program. This approach provides a strong sense of wellbeing, belonging and security that affirms students in their dignity and worth and assists students to achieve their full potential: physically, socially, intellectually, emotionally and spiritually.
Serving others and serving the community are central to the College philosophy. Students in Junior School have opportunites to serve including:
The Compass Award is a stepping-stone to the Duke of Edinburgh Award.
Year 5 and 6 students can participate in the Compass Award Program.
Students choose their own challenging activities allowing them to help others, make new friends, increase confidence and discover skills and talents on the way to lifelong learning.
The program is structured over four progressive levels. To achieve the Compass Award at any Level, students create a unique program of activities across four sections: