At St. Paul’s, an Inquiry Approach to learning is developed through a Sense of Spirituality, Justice and Diversity.

Through Inquiry-based learning, students make connections about what they learn, cultivate curiosity and develop a deeper understanding of the world.

The Inquiry-based units are drawn from 6 broad concepts areas:
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Science and Discovery
  • Our Natural World
  • History and Tradition
  • Design and Innovation
  • Belonging

The Inquiry-based learning process enhances problem-solving skills through student-centred inquiry and research. Together with our students, we explore the world in which we live, ask questions, make discoveries and develop new understandings. In this process, it is established what each child knows, what knowledge they have access to, and what knowledge they can build upon. The knowledge and skills taught through the Inquiry-based process are transferable across all areas of the curriculum. The Inquiry-based learning process draws upon the Learning Areas and Capabilities outlined in the Victorian Curriculum.