Special Interest Program
In Term 1, 2018 students in the 3/4, 4/5 & 5/6 phase will participate in Special Interest Program. This 75 minute session each Monday afternoon will provide students the opportunity to explore and develop their skills in an area of interest over an 8 week period.
The first session of Special Interest Program will be on Monday, February 5th.
In 2018 Special Interest Program enrolments will be online through Trybooking. For courses with a cost, payment will be required online at the time of booking. A small booking fee will be added when you check out.
Please take some time to consider the courses being offered in Term 1 with your child. Once you have selected a course, follow the link below to book their place. Each course has limited places so we encourage you to do this as a matter of importance.
While some courses are open to all students in LA 1, 2, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 33, 34, 35 & 36, others specify the year levels the course is designed for, eg RTRFM Music Active is only open to Year 5 & 6 students. Please check all the details before you make the booking.
Please ensure your child is enrolled in a course by the time they come to school on the Monday. Students who have not enrolled will be placed in courses which have spaces.
If you have any questions please contact Jane Weir on Bertram.firstname.lastname@example.org
| Music Active
RTRFM – Music Room
|Music Active offers a unique opportunity for students who want to create and perform original music to learn from stars of the WA music industry. The course gives students an introduction to aspects of the music industry including songwriting, performing, recording, staging and sound and lighting. the program culminates in a performance of students’ original songs.||$80 plus booking fee
(if you wish to discuss a payment plan please contact Ms Liz O’Born in the front office before you enrol online)
| Content Creation
Mr Edmonds – LA 35
|Students will create interesting content using technology that could be used on video sharing platforms||No Charge|
Mrs Ahern – Kitchen
|Students will learn the basics of sewing and make a new little project each week or 2.||$5.00 plus booking fee|
| Creatively Reusing to Transform the Outdoor Classroom
Mrs Tuckfield – LA 32
|Students will reuse waste materials and unwanted products to transform the Outdoor Classroom area.||No cost|
| Girls’ AFL – Year 4-6
Miss Campbell – Undercover Area
| Students will develop movement skills that combine the elements of effort, space, time, objects and people. Understand the responsibility of different roles in AFL including player, coach, umpire.
| Fundamentals of Acrobatics
Miss Dowson – LA 24
|Students will learn the fundamentals of balance, flexibility and strength involved in acrobatic and circus skills.||No cost|
Mrs Bold – LA 34
|Students will complete a range of activities designed to increase their fitness. They will monitor their progress each week. On the last week parents and caregivers will be invited to join in.||No cost|
| Netball – Year 4-6
Mrs Storer – Basketball Courts
|Students will learn and develop basic netball skills. They will apply these skills in game situations.||No cost|
| Design a Toy
Mrs Gray – LA 36
|Students will design their a toy then create it using recycled and new materials.||$10 plus booking fee|
| Basic Italian
Mrs Perry – LA 1
|Students will learn the basics of the Italian language. They will research the geography and culture of Italy and learn how to create some traditional Italian cuisine.||$10 plus booking fee|
| Photography – Year 4-6
Miss Blekkenhorst – LA 2
|Students will learn to take photos on an iPad focusing on camera shots, angles and editing through Aviary.||No cost|
| Drama Production
Miss Cheong & Miss Laverty – LA 5 & 6
|Students will explore the elements of drama and language to present a stage production to an audience. They will create their own stage props/costumes to enhance the production.||$5 plus booking fee|
| Mad Scientists – Year 5 & 6
Mr Butler – LA 11
|Students will develop an understanding of both the theory and experimental side of Science.||$10 plus booking fee|
| Fishing Adventures – Year 5-6
Mr Parnham – LA 12
|Students will learn the fundamentals of fishing including sizes and bag limits and how to clean a fish.
There will be an end of term fishing trip where students will use their skills to catch a fish (or two).
|$10 plus booking fee (includes cost of excursion)|
| STEM Club
Mrs Collins & Ms Bean – LA 13 & 14
|Students will integrate the disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics into the design and creation of projects.||$20 plus booking fee|
| Guided Drawing
Mrs Ware – LA 15
|Each week students will learn to draw something new and add colour by looking at shading and texture.||$5 plus booking fee|
| Book Club – Year 4-6
Mrs Noack – LA 16
|Students will develop their reading behaviours and share their reading with others.||No cost|
| Art in Society
Mrs Slade – TB3 Activity Area
|Students will recognise and use the elements of art in their own and others’ works. The group will experience the Art Gallery of WA through a guided tour and participate in a workshop.||$15 plus booking fee (includes the cost of the excursion)|
| Super 8 Cricket – Year 5 & 6
Mr Myers – Undercover Area
|Students will develop their cricketing and teamwork skills in preparation for the Interschool Super 8 Cricket Carnival.
Video analysis of personal skills will occur during the learning journey to record progress and to set learning goals.
|$10 plus booking fee (includes cost of transport to the Interschool Carnival)|
| Chess Meets 3D Printing
Mr Redman – Exploratorium
|Students will learn the basic rules and simple strategies of chess. They will discover the history of chess and what the different pieces represent. They will design and create 3D chess pieces using Tinkercad and a 3D printer.||$10 plus booking fee|
| Coding with Swift Playground – Year 5 & 6
Mr Hill – Transportable Office
|Students will develop computational thinking skills and apply these to program instructions in general, and then more specifically learn the Swift language to design code using looping, branching and subroutines.||No cost|
| Music Theatre
Brittany Fenwick – LA 25
|Students will have an introduction to musical theatre. They will learn basic dance steps, sing as a group and tell stories through songs.|