Specialists


VISUAL ART….
Our students all attend a 45-minute Art session each week.  Our Visual Arts program provides developmentally sequenced activities incorporating skills in seven areas of art including painting, printing, collage, drawing, construction, modelling, threads and textiles.

 

 

PERFORMING ARTS….

Our students all attend a 45-minute Music session each week. Lessons develop children’s singing, playing, listening, moving and creating skills.  The lessons take place in our wonderful heritage-built Music Room.

 

We also have a school choir, and this year we are pleased to be part of the Goulburn and North East Arts Alliance song writing sessions with Melbourne performer Mal Webb.

We will perform our song publicly at the Official Festival Opening at The Wangaratta Art Gallery on the evening of Friday April 30th, 2021.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION….

The program focuses on health and fitness, Fundamental Motor and Sport Specific Skills and supports students to build independent and team skills. Fostering student’s enjoyment and love of movement and activity is at the forefront of every lesson.

 

Students receive a 45-minute lesson each week and provides opportunities for students to be introduced to a number of sports which can then be taken to inter-school competitions, and possibly state-level.

 

We hold an annual athletics and swimming carnival. Our Year 5/6 students also participate in a Bike Hike.

 

 

SCIENCE & STEM….

Our Science/STEM Program is taught from Prep to Year 6, engaging and encouraging our students to look at all things scientifically.

 

Programs such as Robotics continue to foster and stimulate their curiosity and interest. Students investigate all units of science, including Space science, energy and change, natural disasters, force and motion, sustainability, living things, materials, solids-liquids-gases, and famous Australian scientists.

 

 

ITALIAN….
Our students all attend a 45-minute Italian session each week. Students engage in learning the fundamentals and the skills of the language.

 

Participating in cooking traditional dishes, learning songs, building an appreciation of the culture and celebrations through Italian days, student led restaurants and excursions.

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