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The Aim of the Primary Curriculum

Help students develop and foster basic knowledge, skills and attitudes in English, Science and Mathematics contents which are needed for effective communication, resource development, social development and spiritual development.

Being equipped with the knowledge, skills and attitudes will enable students to continue to learn after they leave school and encourage students to regard learning as a lifelong education process.

students will also express greater appreciation of their own culture while acquiring a set of basic life skills that they can use in their daily lives.

The curriculum develops confidence, self-esteem and respect in students and allows them to pursue opportunities as they go on in life.

  • Assist students to develop and demonstrate the ability to participate meaningfully in community affairs
  • Help students to acquire greater skills in basic computing and other subjects like music, arts etc;
  • Enable students to understand and explain basic concepts about the world in which they live
  • Ensure students become mathematically and scientifically literate in both the physical and social sciences in ways that are relevant to daily life
  • Encourage teachers to use local resources that deal with important local and national issues
  • Encourage teachers to be creative and improvise with materials that are around them


The Education Reform and the National Education Plan (2005 – 2014) have been developed to produce an education system that meets the needs of Papua New Guineans in today’s challenging world and in the future. At Kopkop College the first level of Education is the early Childhood Education, followed by the Primary and the Secondary which provide for grades 7 to 12.

The foundations for the education structure which Kopkop College has adopted, lies in the promotion of culture, values, attitudes, knowledge and a wide range of skills appropriate for Papua New Guinean society along with the need for international competitiveness. It believes that students must begin their education in the English Language.

The purpose of the current Education Reform is to provide a relevant and quality education for all young Papua New Guineans, while at the same time providing further educational opportunities and training for those who are able to make use of it.

Primary Curriculum Overview ECCE - GRADE SIX

The Kopkop College Curriculum is organized into five learning areas: Culture and Community, Language, Mathematics, Personal Development and Science. A learning area is a group of subjects with compatible knowledge, skills, and attitudes.


All subjects from Early Childhood to Upper Secondary are assigned to one of these learning areas. Some subjects draw upon knowledge, skills and attitudes from more than one learning area (e.g. Environmental Studies), but they have been placed in the learning area whose content is judged most similar. The table below shows the overall organization of learning areas and subjects for each level of schooling.

Primary School Learning Areas

Learning Area 

Day Care & Pre School

Prep Prep & Prep

Grade 1 – 3

Grade 4 – 6

Culture & Community

Arts & Community

Arts & Community Living

Arts, Social Science & Making a living 



Phonics & Genres





Cultural Mathematics




Personal Development

Arts & Community

Health & Physical Education

Health, PE, Guidance & Religious Education

Health, PE, Guidance & Religious Education


Arts & Community 

Environmental Studies


Environmental Science

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