Our Junior School is a happy, welcoming community where students feel secure and valued. Teachers strive to create a safe, caring and nurturing environment, building upon the strengths of their students and incorporating programs into the curriculum that foster the development of self-esteem and confidence. Respect for self, others, the community, the environment and resources are instilled into the daily program.
Newhaven College develops and implements high quality, diverse and engaging educational programs which nurture and develop the intellect of your child. The curriculum is designed to prepare strong foundations for future learning. All activities are designed to be meaningful, relevant and challenging and the curriculum caters for a variety of learning styles, thereby assisting each child to achieve their potential.
Junior School learning activities focus on developing the whole child. Students are offered the best possible opportunities to develop personal, social, emotional, physical, academic and spiritual growth.
Classroom teachers focus on developing essential skills in literacy and numeracy, and areas such as humanities, civics and citizenship, health, personal development, religious and values education, science and technology (including ICT) are integrated to provide a comprehensive curriculum. Students also attend specialist classes for art, music, LOTE (Japanese), drama and library.