Find out more about what your child will learn at our school. The NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) is responsible for the curriculum, Kindergarten to Year 12, for all NSW schools. For the primary years, NESA develops syllabuses for all subjects in six key learning areas: creative arts English human society and its environment (HSIE) mathematics personal development, health and physical education (PDHPE) science and technology. Some primary schools may also offer languages. Like all NSW schools, we have developed teaching and learning programs to suit our local context and the needs of our students. Stages of learning There are 6 stages of learning from Kindergarten to Year 12. Primary school covers Early Stage 1, or Kindergarten, to the end of Stage 3. Stage 1 = Kindergarten to Year 2 (Kindergarten is referred to as Early Stage 1) Stage 2 = Years 3 and 4 Stage 3 = Years 5 and 6 To learn more about curriculum in NSW, visit: NSW Department of Education – key learning areas NESA’s Parent Guide – Schooling in NSW which provides information about learning stages, key learning areas and syllabuses NSW Department of Education policy – Curriculum planning and programming, assessing and reporting to parents K–12.