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Year Level

Year Five

Junior
School

Major
Assessment

Year Six

Major
Assessment

Term 1
What is a Villanovan?
Christian Life (Restorative Practices, Circle
Time, Focus of the Week and Camp);
Church (Pioneering Catholics Villanovan
Bishops); Beliefs (The action of the Holy
Spirit in us)

Open book exam on Pioneering


Catholics
Multiple Choice/Short answer test
How do High Holy Days strengthen
Jewish faith?
Beliefs (High Holy Days); Church (Liturgical
Calendar and actions); Christian Life (Jesus
New Law)

Year Level
Year
Seven
Major
Assessmen
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Middle
School

Year
Eight
Major
Assessmen
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Year
Nine
Major
Assessmen
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Google Doc Small Group Research


Task/Speaking Presentation

Term 2

Term 3

There is more than one Mary?


Sacred Texts (Mary mother of Jesus narratives);
Beliefs (Faith formation through Grandparents Day);
Church (Marys titles and roles in her lifetime/St Mary
of the Cross Mackillop biography and impact upon
early Australia); Christian Life (Conscience, Morals,
Judgements are assisted by the Holy Spirit and
believers)
Speaking task moral dilemma
Progressive 6 week Mary research task

Where is faith?
Beliefs (Faith is shared and strengthened in community
of believers); Church (the Gifts of the Spirit guide
believers Catholic Education Week); Christian Life
(Meditative prayer using silence and stillness to
listen/talk with God); Sacred Texts (the Psalms of the
Old Testament are a model for prayer)

Do titles help our actions?


Sacred texts (Holy Spirit guiding the New Testament);
Beliefs (Titles and Images of Jesus); Church
(Liturgical year revealing Jewish tradition); Christian
Life (Believers use a range of practices such as
meditation)
Multiple choice/image and letters of Paul
analysis
Meditation Journal

Is there wisdom in giving?


Sacred texts (Australian Catholic Christians); Beliefs
(Titles and Images of Jesus in a Catholic Mass); Church
(Eucharist and the presence of Jesus sacramentally in
the Mass); Christian Life (Fruits of the Spirit)

Term 1

Term 2

Meditation Journal/Anecdotal records


Short answer/Scripture search test

Multiple Choice/Scripture Search test


Short/Long Response on Australian Catholic
role models

Term 4
Jesus was Jewish?
Beliefs (Followers of Judaism live their life
through personal and communal worship in their
homes and in the Synagogue); Church (the
Fruits of the Spirit are signs of Gods active love
and work around our world); Sacred Texts (the
contexts of the Gospel writers shaped their
narratives)
Short answer test/Gospel comparison

Can we hear the messages from long ago?


Sacred Texts (key messages of Old Testament
prophets); Beliefs (ways faith is lived around us);
Church (Communion of Saints); Christian Life
(Spiritual and corporal works of mercy)

Term 3

Term 4

Why do we want to be part of the


Catholic Church?
Church, Moral Formation, Mission, Human
Existence
Decision Making Matrix

Where did it all begin?


Old Testament, New Testament, Beliefs
(monotheism), Prayer

Whose/Whos God?

How did the Church survive the Middle


Ages?
Church History, Christian Spiritual writings,
Liturgy of the Hours
Short response Test,
Powtoon Church Hall of Fame

Why do we want to be part of the Body of


Christ?
Baptism, World Religions, Mission and Justice,
Paschal Mystery.
Catholic Social Teaching: See, Judge, Act
analysis

Acts of Virtue: What does it mean to be


Christian?
Ecumenism, Moral formation, New
Testament,
Raps of the Apostles

Who was/is Jesus?


Biblical Criticism, Trinity, Meditation

If not me, then who?


Sacred Texts, Church History, People of, Mission
and Justice
Religious Order Recruitment Poster
Key Leader Presentation

Why should we care?


Vocation, People of God, Liturgy
&Sacraments
Sacrament of Healing Brochure

Covenants, Prophets, Meditation, Trinity

Prophet Poster
Meditation Podcast

Wheres God?
World Religion, Human Existence, Old
Testament & Moral Formation
Sin and forgiveness (Monotheism)
Information Report

Portfolio
Palestine Diaries

Modern Day Parable Analysis


Short response exam

How do we keep the flame alive?


Church History, Trinity, Prayer, Spiritual Writing

Tabling scripture and narrative task


Short answer test on Communion of
Saints

Multi-choice Test
Meditation Film

How is Jesus remembered?


Liturgy and Sacraments, Prayer and
Spirituality.

Powtoon Presentation (sacrament)

Year Level

Year Ten

Major
Assessment

Senior
School

Year
Eleven

Term 1

Year
Twelve

Major
Assessment

Religious
Life of
College

Term 4

Called to a Moral Life?


Moral Development
Church as teacher and leader
Conscience
Contemporary Moral Issues
Church in Action in Australia

How has Religion answered the human


search for meaning?
What is Religion?
Smarts dimensions
Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Islam and
Christianity

Syllabus references:STOT16, STOT15,


STNT20, BEHE10, CLPS25

Syllabus references: STCW11, BTR13, CHLS15,


CLMJ11, CLPS25

Syllabus references:STCW11, CHPG11, CHCH9,


CLMF14, CLMJ11, CLPS25

Syllabus references: STOT15, BEWR11,


CLMF14, CLPS24, CLPS25

Tutorial Presentation
Response to stimulus exam

Plan essay in class


Exam + essay under exam conditions

Personal reflection on community Service


Multi-modal presentation

Exam and response to stimulus

Religion and Human Experience


What is Religion
Religion in Australia
Places of worship
Cults

Religious ritual
Rites of Passage Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam,
Judaism, Christianity
Feasts and Celebrations Buddhism / Hinduism
Aboriginal Spiritualties
Process of research

Sacred Writings
Religions of the Book Islam /Judaism
Introduction to the Bible Christian perspective
Worlds of the Text
Ways of interpretation

Impact and understanding of Religions in


Australia
Civil religion
Interpreting Religion
Pilgrimage
Interpreting the Bible

Syllabus references: BEHE12; CHLS17;

Syllabus references: STOT17; BETR14; BEWR12;


CHLS16; CHLS17; CHPG10

Syllabus references: STNT21; BETR15; STOT17

Syllabus references:STNT21; STOT17

Interview Report
Response to stimulus exam
Religion and State Relations
Global impact of Religion and politics
Declaration of Human Rights
Catholic Social Teaching
Case Studies Catholic Church and
Politics overseas

Exam including Essay under Exam conditions

Research Essay
Exam
Ultimate Questions:
Identity, Authority and Freedom, Purpose and
Meaning, Values and Morality, Origins and Destiny

Multi-modal presentation

Syllabus references: CHPG12; CHPG10;


CLMF15; CLPS26

Syllabus references: CHPG10; CLMF15; CLMJ12;

Syllabus references: STCW12; BETR14; BEHE12;


BEHE13; CLMF16

Syllabus references: BEHE11; CLMF16;

Essay under Exam Conditions in


response to stimulus

Investigation Report
Multi-modal presentation

Research Assignment
Short response test

Multi-modal presentation

Term 1
All

Term 3

Justice Now?
Human rights
Principles of Catholic Social Teaching
Social Justice V Social Service
Social Sin
Eucharist as Transforming sacrament
Community Service Project

CHCH10;
Major
Assessment

Term 2

Once Upon a Time. Who wrote the


Bible?
Representations of God
Understanding the Bible
Biblical criticism
St Paul rhetorical criticism

Rite of Beginning
Mass of the Holy Spirit Induction
of leaders
Camps: years 5,6,7,8
Year 6 Day of Reflection
Ash Wednesday Liturgy.
Project Compassion; collection of
items for SVDP Easter hampers
Lenten Liturgy
Stations of the Cross
Class & Pastoral Masses: Cycle 1

Religion and Politics in Australia


Field Study social issues
Homelessness, Poverty, Mental Health, Aged
Care, Domestic Violence, Disability, Indigenous
Health, Environment

Term 2
ANZAC Liturgy
Coorparoo ANZAC march
Mass of St Thomas of Villanova
Mission Day; Red Candle Week
Year 5 Grandparents morning tea
Hosting St Ritas College, Chicago
Year 9 Camp
Livin: Solidarity walk for mens mental
health
State of Origin donut drive in support of
the Childrens Hospital Foundation (and Yr
7 student)
Middle School Ministrys Mothers Day

Term 3
Mass of St Augustine
QCMF including QCMF Mass
Mass to celebrate 100 Years since the Chapel
opened
Deceased old boys Mass
Year 12 House Retreats, including solidarity
walks with and for: Rosies, mates 4 mates,
Livin & SVDP
Year 10 NET retreats
Year 10 camp
Year 9 & 10 days of reflection
Village Space incursion
Talent Quest with Loreto for SVDP Winter

Continuation of Ultimate questions


religious response

Term 4
Mass of our Lady of Good Counsel
Year 11 Camp and Leadership day.
Year 5 Day of Reflection
Fair Go Footy Reconciliation event
Graduation Mass
Ministry Gala Night
Advent Liturgy
Year 7 & 8 days of reflection
Remembrance Day
Opening of memorial at Villa Park.
Opening and blessing of reconciliation
garden
Staff Pilgrimage

Stall (for AFAS & cancer research)

Appeal
SVDP Homelessness conference and SleepOut, for the Big Issue
Construction of Reconciliation Garden
Middle School Ministry: Fathers Day Stall
(Beyond Blue)
Domestic Violence awareness assembly