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Stage 1

English Talking and Listening TS1.1 Communicates with an increasing range of people for a variety of purposes on both familiar and introduced topics in spontaneous and structured classroom activities.
TS1.2 Interacts in more extended ways with less teacher intervention, makes increasingly confident oral presentations and generally listens attentively.
TS1.3 Recognises a range of purposes and audiences for spoken language and considers how own talking and listening are adjusted in different situations.
TS1.4 Recognises that different types of predictable spoken texts have different organisational patterns and features.

reading RS1.5 Reads a wider range of texts on less familiar topics with increasing independence and understanding, making connections between own knowledge and experience and information in texts.
RS1.6 Draws on an increasing range of skills and strategies when reading and comprehending texts.
RS1.7 Understands that texts are constructed by people and identifies ways in which texts differ according to their purpose, audience and subject matter.
RS1.8 Identifies the text structure and basic grammatical features of a limited range of text types.

writing WS1.9 Plans, reviews and produces a small range of simple literary and factual texts for a variety of purposes on familiar topics for known readers.
WS1.10 Produces texts using the basic grammatical features and punctuation conventions of the text type.
WS1.11 Uses knowledge of sight words and letter-sound correspondences and a variety of strategies to spell familiar words.
WS1.12 Produces texts using letters of consistent size and slope in NSW Foundation Style and using computer technology.
WS1.13 Identifies how own texts differ according to their purpose, audience and subject matter.
WS1.14 Identifies the structure of own literary and factual texts and names a limited range of related grammatical features and conventions of written language.
mathematics working mathematically WMS1.1 Asks questions that could be explored using mathematics in relation to Stage 1 content.
WMS1.2 Uses objects, diagrams, imagery and technology to explore mathematical problems.
WMS1.3 Describes mathematical situations and methods using everyday and some mathematical language, actions, materials, diagrams and symbols.
WMS1.4 Supports conclusions by explaining or demonstrating how answers were obtained.
WMS1.5 Links mathematical ideas and makes connections with, and generalisations about, existing knowledge and understanding in relation to Stage 1 content.

Number NS1.1 Counts, orders, reads and represents two- and three-digit numbers.
NS1.2 Uses a range of mental strategies and informal recording methods for addition and subtraction involving one- and two-digit numbers.
NS1.3 Uses a range of mental strategies and concrete materials for multiplication and division.
NS1.4 Describes and models halves and quarters, of objects and collections, occurring in everyday situations.
NS1.5 Recognises and describes the element of chance in everyday events.

Pattern and Algebra PAS1.1 Creates, represents and continues a variety of number patterns, supplies missing elements in a pattern and builds number relationships.

Data DS1.1 Gathers and organises data, displays data using column and picture graphs, and interprets the results.

Measurement MS1.1 Estimates, measures, compares and records lengths and distances using informal units, metres and centimetres.
MS1.2 Estimates, measures, compares and records areas using informal units.
MS1.3 Estimates, measures, compares and records volumes and capacities using informal units.
MS1.4 Estimates, measures, compares and records the masses of two or more objects using informal units.
MS1.5 Compares the duration of events using informal methods and reads clocks on the half-hour.

Space and Geometry SGS1.1 Models, sorts, describes and represents three-dimensional objects including cones, cubes, cylinders, spheres and prisms, and recognises them in pictures and the environment.
SGS1.2 Manipulates, sorts, represents, describes and explores various two-dimensional shapes
SGS1.3 Represents the position of objects using models and drawings and describes using everyday language.

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Physical education

GSS1.8 Performs fundamental movement skills with equipment in minor games.
GYES1.10 Follows a simple sequence that links basic movement patterns.
MOS1.4 Demonstrates maturing performance of basic movement and compositional skills in a variety of predictable situations.
ALS1.6 Participates in physical activity, recognising that it can be both enjoyable and important for health.



Getting along

IRS1.11 Identifies the ways in which they communicate, cooperate and care for others.
COS1.1 Communicates appropriately in a variety of ways.
PHS1.12 Recognises that positive health choices can promote well-being.
SLS1.13 Recognises that their safety depends on the environment and the behaviour of themselves and others.
INS1.3 Develops positive relationships with peers and other people.
DRAS1.1 Takes on roles in drama to explore familiar and imagined situations.
Creative Arts
DRAS1.2 Conveys story, depicts events and expresses feelings by using the elements of drama and the expressive skills of movement and voice.
Creative Arts
DRAS1.3 Interacts collaboratively to communicate the action of the drama with others.
Creative Arts
DRAS1.4 Appreciates dramatic work during the making of their own drama and the drama of others.
Creative Arts
VAS1.3 Realises what artists do, who they are and what they make.
Creative Arts
VAS1.4 Begins to interpret the meaning of artworks, acknowledging the roles of artist and audience.
Creative Arts
SSS1.8 Identifies roles and responsibilities within families, schools and the local community, and determines ways in which they should interact with others.



Powering on 

INVS1.7 Conducts guided investigations by observing, questioning, predicting, collecting and recording data, and suggesting possible explanations.
PPS1.4 Identifies and describes different ways some forms of energy are used in the community.
DAS1.1 Performs dances demonstrating expressive qualities and control over a range of locomotor and non-locomotor movement.
Creative Arts
DAS1.2 Explores and selects movement using the elements of dance to make dance express ideas, feelings or moods.
Creative Arts
DAS1.3 Gives personal opinions about the dances and their purpose that they view and/or experience.
Creative Arts
MUS1.1 Sings, plays and moves to a range of music, demonstrating an awareness of musical concepts.
Creative Arts
MUS1.2 Explores, creates, selects and organises sound in simple structures.
Creative Arts
MUS1.3 Uses symbol systems to represent sounds.
Creative Arts
MUS1.4 Responds to a range of music, expressing likes and dislikes and the reasons for these choices.
Creative Arts
DAS1.7 Performs simple dance sequences incorporating basic movement skills and patterns. GSS1.8, GYS1.10, MOS1.4

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Our families

CUS1.3 Identifies customs, practices, symbols, languages and traditions of their family and other families.
CCS1.2 Identifies changes and continuities in their own life and in the local community.
VAS1.1 Makes artworks in a particular way about experiences of real and imaginary things.
Creative Arts
VAS1.2 Uses the forms to make artworks according to varying requirements. DAS1.1, DAS1.2, DAS1.3, MUS1.1, MUS1.2, VAS1.3, VAS1.4, DRAS1.1, DRAS1.2, DRAS1.3, DRAS1.4
Creative Arts
GDS1.9 Describes the characteristics that make them both similar to others and unique. IRS1.11, COS1.1
DMS1.8 Develops and implements own design ideas in response to an investigation of needs and wants.
ICS1.2 Creates a range of information products and communicates using a variety of media.
UTS1.9 Selects and uses a range of equipment, computer-based technology, materials and other resources to undertake an investigation or design task.



Growing and changing

LTS1.3 Identifies and describes ways in which living things grow and change. INVS1.7
Creative Arts   DRAS1.1, DRAS1.2, DRAS1.3, DRAS1.4, MUS1.1, MUS1.2, VAS1.1, VAS1.2, VAS1.3, VAS1.4
ENS1.5 Compares and contrasts natural and built features in their local area and the ways in which people interact with these features. CCS1.2



Understanding ourselves

Creative Arts DAS1.1, DAS1.3, DRAS1.1, DRAS1.2, DRAS1.4, MUS1.1, MUS1.2, VAS1.1, VAS1.2, VAS1.3, VAS1.4
CUS1.4 Describes the cultural, linguistic and religious practices of their family, their community and other communities.
PDHPE GDS1.9, COS1.1, IRS1.11

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Local places

ENS1.6 Demonstrates an understanding of the relationship between environments and people. ENS1.5
Creative Arts MUS1.1, MUS1.2, DAS1.1, DAS1.2, DAS1.3, VAS1.1, VAS1.2, VAS1.3, VAS1.4
DMS1.2 Recalls past experiences in making decisions.   PHS1.12, SLS1.13
BES 1.1 Creates, modifies or models built environments to suit the needs of users. UTS1.9, DMS1.8



Products and services

PSS1.5 Grows, makes or processes some products using a range of techniques and materials.
ESS1.6 Identifies and describes ways in which people and other living things depend upon the Earth and its environments. DMS1.8, UTS1.9, INVS1.7
Creative Arts VAS1.1, VAS1.2, VAS1.3, VAS1.4
SSS1.7 Explains how people and technologies in systems link to provide goods and services to satisfy needs and wants.
PSS1.5 Draws on past experiences to solve familiar problems.  DMS1.2, PHS1.12



Our stories

Creative Arts DAS1.1, DAS1.2, DAS1.3, DRAS1.1, DRAS1.2, DRAS1.3, DRAS1.4, MUS1.1, MUS1.3, MUS1.4, VAS1.1, VAS1.2, VAS1.3, VAS1.4
CCS1.1 Communicates the importance of past and present people, days and events in their life, in the lives of family and community members and in other communities.
SciTech DMS1.8, UTS1.9, ICS1.2


key Creative Arts Creative Arts outcome

Outcomes are written in full once only.
The outcome code is used when the outcome is repeated.

Physical education is a separate group for programming to ensure all students participate in 120 minutes of planned activity each week

HSIE HSIE outcome
SciTech Science & Technology outcome

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