The Key Learning Area of Languages provides students with an opportunity to develop a means of communication across cultures.

Content in Japanese is organised under 2 interrelated strands: Communicating meaning in Japanese and Understanding language and culture.  ​​Topics covered in Japanese classes vary according to the needs of each class and according to topics being covered in other Key Learning Areas. Learning Japanese gives students an insight into the rich and diverse language and culture of Japan. They gain an appreciation of ways of life, thinking and communicating that are different from their own.

Japanese is taught in Prep to Year 6. Prep students receive thirty minutes of Japanese per week. Students in Years 1 to 6 receive forty minutes of Japanese per week.​​