Learning reflects the diverse nature of the teachers and students and complements the values that we share with parents. Our aim is to challenge each student to reach his full academic potential by effective classroom teaching and the development of internalised motivation, as well as sound habits of responsibility, scholarship, and respect for truth.
In addition to satisfying the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) curriculum requirements for all the Key Learning Areas, distinctive features of the Wollemi Curriculum include:
- The structured and systematic Spalding approach to teaching language and literacy, emphasising the phonetic components of language
- Study of a modern language and a general emphasis on history studies throughout the College to foster a universal outlook and cultural depth in students
- Honours programs for students in Years 7-10 in English, Mathematics, Science, History, Art, and Music, allowing the ablest students to discover new challenges
- An integrated approach to the personal development curriculum, delivering selected PDHPE syllabus content through PDHPE and religion classes, mentor sessions, and at home from parents
- IT facilities and curriculum integrated into studies
- Ongoing studies in Catholic teaching, open to all students
- Specific qualities of character are highlighted each week in all areas of the College. Over time in each class, the class teacher reviews in a practical manner the full range of qualities that make up a well-rounded personality. The emphasis in this program is to equip the students with a multiplicity of practical approaches and to see personal development in these terms
- The opportunity to benefit from an ongoing and wide-ranging program of guest expert speakers.