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Support Programs

Living, Loving and Learning

This is a school-based personal development program taught each year over a period of seventeen weeks during terms 1 and 2.

  • the program introduces the students to the necessary social skills to allow them develop sound interpersonal skills
  • topics covered included: understanding self, feelings, self esteem, friendship and conflict resolution

Life Education

  • a program supported by the New South Wales [NSW] Department of Health. The program recognises the importance of healthy living and includes material on drug and alcohol abuse.

Literacy Support

  • a school-based initiative targeting a small number of students not funded under SAISO but who are experiencing problems with literacy

Dance Fever

  • a program started in 2009 and supported by the Catholic Education Office. The program runs each week for one term and children are taught a mix of Latin, modern and ballroom dances. The program teaches social skills, as well as movement and coordination skills.

Instrumental Program

  • a program initiated in 2009 with financial backing from the Catholic Education Office.  Each student in Year 6 is learning to play a band instrument, free of charge.  A weekly lesson is taught by a specialist teacher from Delany College.

Transition programs

Parent Information Night:

  • Parents attend an information session, during which they receive valuable information about the school.

In the Kindergarten Orientation program:

  • Students attend two orientation sessions where they participate in a variety of activities and assessments, meet their teacher and have time to get to know classmates.

In the Year 6 Transition program:

  • Students visit their respective high schools for orientation prior to commencement.
  • Year 6 and special needs teachers liaise with high school personnel with regard to student's needs.
 
   
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