Each term has one or two topics that the school learns together. These topics form the basis for many activities in all the disciplines – often emphasizing some more than others, but on the whole rounding into a holistic balance covering the humanities, geography, science, mathematics, literacy the arts and to listen to music on most days. They offer opportunities for the children to work together, as well as to focus on particular individual interests. They can form the sparks for projects and Assemblies. They determine many of the outings and visitors, and even performances.