Rooty Hill Public School

Quality education in a vibrant, caring school.

Telephone02 9625 8807

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.

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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Scripture classes are offered on Wednesday mornings from 9-9:30am for Kindergarten to Year 2 students and 9:30-10am for students in Years 3-6. Lessons are taken by representatives from a variety of religious groups. Students not wishing to attend Scripture are offered other activities at this time. The following Scripture classes are offered:

  • Catholic
  • Protestant
  • Muslim.