Our school is serviced by the MACC (Art) visiting teacher, Gabby Uhlendorf, once a fortnight. Students participate in a range of visual arts activities during their session. Please ensure that your child has an Art Smock to protect their school uniform.
The MARC Van [Mobile Area Resource Centre] provides library resources to both children and teachers and library lessons to children in 9 schools: Buxton, Flowerdale, Highlands, Jamieson, Marysville, Merrijig, Strathbogie, Taggerty and Tallarook.
The MARC van visits our school once a fortnight.
There are approximately 300 children and 30 teachers in the MARC schools, and each class has a fortnightly visit. Please check with your school for this term's timetable. The MARC van has about 9,000 items, including books, magazines, and teacher resources.
PLEASE ENSURE YOUR CHILD HAS A NAMED LIBRARY BAG to help protect items against damage and loss.
Charges: A $20 fee is charged for each unreturned or damaged item.
Darcy Smith / MARC Van Teacher.
LOTE (Language Other Than English)
Why learn a language?
Learning a language:
The Government’s Plan for a Multicultural Victoria includes a strong, long term commitment to improve languages education in Victorian schools. Under the Plan, the Government has committed to:
The Victorian Government's Vision for Languages Education was launched by the Minister for Education and the Minister for Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship on Monday 7 November, 2011. It outlines the Government’s commitments to languages education and explains why it has made this a priority. See: The Victorian Government's Vision for Languages Education
Research and Data - Contains languages reports based on data from the annual languages survey of government schools conducted in August, and research on the underlying value of language learning.
THE AUSTRALIA IN THE ASIAN CENTURY WHITE PAPER