Catholic Education South Australia

Learning Areas

Our curriculum focuses on the academic, social and emotional development of every student.

The Australian Curriculum (ACARA) guides our daily work and is flexibly designed to develop:

  • successful learners
  • confident and creative individuals
  • active and informed young people who contribute to society


Across the course of each year, students access their learning in the areas of:

  • Religious Education
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Humanities and Social Sciences (History, Geography, Civics and Citizenship, Economics and Business)
  • Technologies (Design Technologies and Digital Technologies)
  • The Arts (Music, Dance, Drama, Visual Arts and Media Arts)
  • Health and PE


In addition, specialist lessons at Dominican School include:

  • Performing Arts: Music, Dance, Drama and Media Arts
  • Japanese: Exploring Japanese language and culture
  • Physical Education: Exploring a variety of sports, developing skills and knowledge