Reporoa School Curriculum

Integrated Concept Inquiry using SOLO:

Reporoa Primary School has been working with Julie Mills from the Learning Order to develop a two year (8 term) concept inquiry plan using the SOLO taxonomy. The subject areas of English, Mathematics, Science, Social Science, Health, P.E, The Arts and also Te Reo are integrated into the concept inquiry each term. This cycle began in 2016. The concepts for each term are:

Term:Concept:Key Understanding:Driving Question:
2019 1IdentityI am unique and I belongWhat makes me who I am?
2019 2SystemsSystems are inter connectedHow are they connected?
2019 3FunctionsPurposes of a gadget, gizmo or itemWhy do we need this?
2019 4Financial CapabilityMaking choices about moneyMoney smarts
2020 1CommunitiesBelonging to something commonWho do I connect with?
2020 2ChangeFrom one state to anotherHow does this change?
2020 3ExplorationIf you look you shall findWhere shall I go today?
2020 4Global WorldBigger than just us!How are we connected?