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Extra-curricular Activity Program

About the Extra-curricular Activity Program

Larrakeyah Primary School offers an exciting Extra Curricular Activities (ECA) Program. This innovative and holistic program is designed to enhance classroom learning by expanding the curriculum and helping children develop new skills and interests. The ECA program provides students with the opportunity to challenge themselves, enhance their learning and achieve in a variety of contexts. Our school mission statement is strongly embedded in this program:

To provide a positive and supportive learning environment that encourages students to strive for high academic success. We aim to instil a desire for life-long learning and to promote leadership and responsible citizenship.

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When does the program run?

The ECA Program is an afterschool program that runs from 3—4pm one afternoon each week. Each term, a diverse range of activities is offered which fall into three categories: Knowledge, The Arts and The Physical. Not all activities are offered every term and not all activities are offered to both age brackets.

What activities can my child do in Term 4, 2017?

This term there are On-line registrations only for the Extra-Curricular Activity program. 

Registration Procedures are:

  • Online: go to www.schoolinterviews.com.au and type in the code cy66r and enter your information. You will only need to put in your No. 1 preference. When the student limit for the activity is reached you will have to select a second preference. Bookings are open now.
  • Online bookings will close 3.30pm, Thursday the 14th September.
  • Payment is due by Friday the 22nd September.

The following Activities will be available in Term 4:

Circus & Performance

Ages 9-12+

Bookings available: 10

Students will test drive a variety of circus activities including juggling, diablo, acro-balance and hula-hoops. They will develop a short routine and start to work on a character for performance. Students will work both in small groups and independently. Provided by Corrugated Iron Circus artists. 


Drama Games

Ages 9-12+

Bookings available: 10

Cost: $180

A games-based approach to drama and performance using games to explore improvisation techniques and storytelling through performance. Students will work collaboratively and develop skills to create performances. Great for confidence building and communication skills. Provided by Corrugated Iron Drama


Gymnastics

Ages 8-10

Bookings available: 25

Cost: $150

A program that explores the fundamentals of gymnastics focusing on dominant movement patterns of gymnastics. Children will move, spring, swing, balance, land and roll under the guidance of an experienced coach and participate in activities that are fun and varied. Provided by Gymnastics NT


FUN-FIT for young kids

Ages 5-8

Bookings available: 20

Cost: $150

Functional Fitness designed for kids to have lots of fun, enhance their balance and coordination and general motor skills, while getting fit at the same time. Recommended for early childhood up to primary school year 2 aged kids. Provided by KidsFit NT


Hobby Ceramics

All ages

Bookings available: 16

Cost: $180

Hobby Ceramics enables children to use their imagination to paint masterpieces to keep for years to come. Each week children learn about different paints, techniques and brush strokes. An activities for all ages where children create ceramic art that they can be proud of. Provided by Palmerston Hobby Ceramics.


Art Techniques

Ages 5-8

Bookings available: 15

Cost: $170

This activity will explore patterns, both natural and man-made. Students will use a range of printing techniques to create their own patterns using a wide range of art materials. Provided by Emily Tutty


Bollywood Dancing

All ages

Bookings available: 15

Cost: $170

Bollywood dance is about storytelling and the dance style itself is a fusion of a whole lot of different dance types including belly dancing, hip hop and classical Indian dance, it is fun and can be cheesy at the same time and it is a fantastic workout. Children will get to experience a range of dance styles that come under the umbrella of Bollywood, including bhangra, gidda, jhoomar, garba and kathak. Provided by Rachita Jain


School hours: Monday - Friday

Students: Primary School: 08:15am - 2:45pm Pre School 08:00am- 11:00am and 12:00pm- 3:00pm

Front office: 08:00am - 3:30pm

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