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Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

What are the general capabilities and cross-curriculum priorities?

Is homework part of the Australian Curriculum? How much homework should my child be doing?

How does the Australian Curriculum work in multi-grade classes?

How do teachers use the Australian Curriculum to determine A–E grades?

What happens if my child is having difficulty with some of the Australian Curriculum?

How are the needs of high achieving/gifted children met in the Australian Curriculum?

Does my child have to learn a language?

When will my child learn about technology in the Australian Curriculum?

How should the Australian Curriculum be taught in schools?

If my child does not speak English at home will they be able to manage the curriculum?

What can I do at home to help my child at school?

What should I do if some subjects are not offered at my child’s school?

How will I know if my child is progressing at the expected rate?

What are the NAPLAN tests?

Does my child have to follow the Australian Curriculum if I school them at home?

Where can I find the meaning for terms I don’t understand in the Australian Curriculum?

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