Additional Programs

International EducationInternational students wishing to enrol need to apply via the Department for Education International Education Services. More information is available at:  www.internationalstudents.sa.edu.au

For further information on our International Program please contact Julie.Powell951@schools.sa.edu.au

Kitchen Garden Program

Students are involved in growing, harvesting, preparing and sharing healthy food. Students enjoy participating in this program in our newly refurbished kitchen nutrition centre which allows them to prepare fresh and delicious dishes from produce that they have grown. Students feel a sense of pride when they are able to see and taste the finished products and take home the recipes to cook and share with their families.

Student Leadership

Students have opportunities for student voice and choice on a range of school matters, through Class Meetings and Circle Time. Students share and celebrate learning and engage in collaborative problem-solving exercises. Team roles and group norms are negotiated with students to build a community of learners.

Year 7 students apply for student leadership roles—House Captains, Ambassadors and Educators to lead school events and promote school values. Reception to year 6 students liaise with student leaders to enact action plans to address school community issues through special projects and initiatives.

Instrumental Music

Private Tutor – Parents can arrange tuition for interested students through private music teachers.

Parents pay for either individual or group tuition. Details are available from the school office.

Tuition is available in:

Piano/ Keyboard/Guitar/Drums

Premier’s Reading Challenge

The Premier’s Reading Challenge is a literacy engagement program that was introduced by the Premier in 2004 to encourage students to read more books and enjoy reading, improve literacy levels and requires students to read 12 books between the beginning of the school year and early September.

Premier’s Be Active Challenge

The Challenge is to do at least 60 minutes of physical activity on at least 5 days of the week for at least 4 weeks to increase individual’s fitness skills. After 4 weeks of daily physical activity you will be rewarded with a medal.

Commissioner’s Digital Challenge

The Challenge is to complete four free digital thinking Challenge Activities at school between the start of Term 1 and the end of Term 3 in 2019.

The Challenge is open to all Year 3-6 students at registered South Australian schools.  Every child completing the Challenge earns a certificate from the Commissioner for Children and Young People and an opportunity to win digital rewards for the benefit of all students at the school.

Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge

The Bebras Australia Computational Thinking Challenge (www.bebras.edu.au) is part of an international initiative whose goal is to promote computational thinking amongst students. Bebras is aligned with and supports the Australian Digital Technologies Curriculum. The Challenge is delivered online and will be held, at the discretion of your child’s school during the testing windows twice per year. Reception to year 7 students with the knowledge and skills to become respectful, creative, resilient, confident and active global citizens. Our diverse school community embraces inclusion and a sense of pride for our collaborative achievements.

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