Specialist Programs & Further Enrichment

In addition to the core curriculum, our school provides a range of enrichment & extracurricular programs.

 

 

The Arts

 

Art Students have access to an Arts program that encompasses many forms of art such as music, drama and arts & crafts. Each grade has an hour of 'Arts' per week built into their class program that is delivered by a specialist teacher.

See the Visual & Performing Arts Page for more information.

 


After School Care

 

Churchill Primary School students can access the Churchill North PS after school care program.  Students are able to catch the town bus service to Churchill North Primary School (just one stop away) under supervision of CPS staff, where an After Hours Care service is available Mon - Fri and available to students from either school.

 


Breakfast Program


We run a free breakfast program every morning for our students.  The program runs from the Canteen, starting at 8:15 am to 8:30 am and provides a healthy and nutritious start to the day.  It is run by our Primary Welfare Officer and Community members.

 


Camps & Excursions

 

Churchill PS offers a comprehensive camping program for students in Grades 2 – 6, Our current camp program is:

  • Grade 2 – Sleep over at school
  • Grade 3 / 4 – Camp Rumbug & Sovereign  Hill (alternating each year)
  • Grade 5 / 6 – Melbourne City Camp & Warratah Beach Camp (alternating each year)

Throughout the year students will attend a variety of excursions that are linked to the curriculum.

 

Where possible parents are  invited to accompany grades on excursions to assist in the supervision of children. A Working With Children Check is required for these occasions and a copy should be handed in at the office to be kept on file.

 


Chinese Language

 

Students have the opportunity to learn the Chinese language. All students at CPS have a one hour lesson per week with our Chinese teacher.

 


Sport

 

Our dedicated PE teacher organises our annual House Athletics Carnival as well as other sporting clinics throughout the year. They also take each class once a week for a sporting activity. The school is an active member of the Yinnar & District Sports Association.  The school participates in the following sporting competitions each year:

  • District Athletics
  • Swimming
  • Cross Country
  • Winter Sports (e.g. football & netball)
  • Summer Sports (e.g. cricket &  basketball)

Other competitions that the school may be involved in are:

  • Bessie Frood Netball Tournament
  • Hockey 7s
  • Kanga Cricket 7s
  • Hoop Time basketball championships

Our dedicated PE teacher organises our annual House Athletics Carnival as well as other sporting clinics throughout the year. She also takes each class once a week for a sporting activity.

 

 

Swimming


A swimming program for all children in grades Prep to 2 is conducted during third or fourth term.  The program gives all of the children the opportunity to learn the basics of water safety and swimming techniques. 


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