Programs

 

 

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Literacy Support Program

Herne Hill provides two specialised literacy programs for selected students. The Oral Language Support Program operates with a selection of children from Grades Prep-2. This Program provides additional activities for children who require development in the areas of speaking and listening, grammar and vocabulary. The Reading Support Program involves extra one-to-one support for selected Grade …

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Performing Arts

“Music education uniquely contributes to the emotional, physical, social and cognitive growth of all students.” National Review of School Music Education, Australia, 2005 All students participate in weekly Performing Art lessons which can involve music, movement, dance or drama. Students are actively involved in creating and presenting works to communicate experiences, ideas, concepts and feelings. …

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Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

ICT is an acronym for Information Communication Technology. This area of the curriculum is aimed at developing students’ skills in digital technologies. Our aim is to create an environment where students are empowered to use ICT in a manner that meets their individual needs. Equally important is teaching students how to use digital technology responsibly and …

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Physical Education

Our school has an extensive, educational and fun Physical Education program. This program is run by Mr Josh Carracher, our specialist physical education teacher. He is supported by all our teachers who also share a positive attitude towards health and fitness and believe that being physically active connects children and enhances their academic capabilities. Our …

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Visual Arts

All students participate in weekly specialist Visual Arts classes in a spacious and inviting art room. Students are involved in a range of learning experiences to build skills in the areas of Creating and Making and Exploring and Responding.           They create art works using a variety of mediums including paper, paint, …

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KidsMatter

 KidsMatter Primary is a mental health and wellbeing framework for primary schools and is proven to make a positive difference to the lives of Australian children. KidsMatter Primary provides the proven methods, tools and support to help schools work with parents and carers, health services and the wider community, to nurture happy, balanced kids. In …

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Swimming Program

Each year students in Grade Prep to Grade 4 have the opportunity to participate in a two week intensive swimming program held at the beginning of Term 4. Students travel by bus to the Geelong Aquatic Centre in Bridge Street, Newtown.  Lessons are taken by trained Austswim teachers and run for 30 minutes. Parents are welcome to go along …

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