CLIL / Kitchen Garden:
Our school offers a dedicated Kitchen Garden and CLIL program which is run by highly trained specialist teachers.
Our Kitchen Garden program is a great way for students to become involved in outdoor activities such as planting and harvesting foods. We are very excited and proud of the produce that we grow at Glengarry Primary School, and often use our own vegetables in our cooking classes. This helps to develop understanding of food cycles and to process of “paddock to plate”. Students find this program exciting and engaging and it is one of the many things that makes our school unique and special.
Each year we hold a school ‘Master Chef’ program where senior students plan and prepare a recipe of their choice for judging. Students are encouraged to use the skills they have developed over the course of the year to create their masterpieces. We are blown away and very proud of what our students produce during the competition and they show skills well beyond their years. It is great to see students be able to cook both sweet and savoury dishes and it is very rewarding for us to see the progress they have made.
CLIL (Content Language Integrated Learning) lessons involve learning tasks where students are learning about a new concept or skill in another language, in our case; Indonesian. Students participate in integrated Art/Indonesian classes where they are required to make links, persevere, make meaning and apply previous knowledge to develop their language skills. During art sessions students explore art techniques and processes, where creativity and innovation is valued.
In 2018, we conducted our first community art show where each student produced a piece of artwork to put in the show for parents and the school community to see. We were very pleased with the turn out this year and hope make this a biannual event.
At GPS we offer specialized one on one guitar and keyboard lessons. If you have any questions regarding our music lessons, please contact the office.