Pre-primary to Year 10: Teaching, Assessing and Reporting Policy Mandated Materials

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This policy communicates the mandatory requirements for teaching the Western Australian curriculum and for assessing and reporting student achievement.

This policy is supported by the Policy Standards for Pre-primary to Year 10: Teaching, Assessing and Reporting.

Policy statement

The School Curriculum and Standards Authority (the Authority) requires all schools to implement the Western Australian Curriculum and Assessment Outline (the Outline) at to meet the learning needs of all students.


This policy applies to all Western Australian schools offering schooling in Pre-primary to Year 10.


The Outline is informed by Belonging, Being and Becoming: The Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and the Australian Curriculum. The Outline includes Kindergarten Curriculum Guidelines but these are not mandated because Kindergarten is a non-compulsory year of schooling.

The Outline sets out the mandated knowledge, understandings, skills, values and attitudes that Pre-primary to Year 10 students are expected to acquire in the eight learning areas identified in The Alice Springs (Mparntwe) Education Declaration, Principles of Learning, Teaching and Assessment, expected standards of achievement, and requirements for reporting on student achievement.