Engagement - Promoting Excellence

ADDITIONAL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

There are a range of programs offered in the school that support individuals or groups of individuals. These opportunities may enhance strengths and interest areas – such as the school band or student leadership, or enable students to gain essential skills and understandings they find challenging, such as Language Support Program.

DEBATING CHALLENGE

Two teams from Lara Primary School participate each year in the Barwon Junior Debaters’ Association Year 6 Debating Competition.

Teams debate against a range of schools, and with the support of our staff, build and enhance their skills in this area.

The GEELONG COLLEGE CHALLENGE

A team from Lara Primary School also participates in The Geelong College Challenge each year.
This is a weekend event, with loads of exciting and thought provoking challenges including Drama, Art, ICT, Science, Physical Challenges and the Major Problem.

MUSIC

There are exciting opportunities for students including:

  • The choir,
  • Performances at the Geelong Schools' Music Festival,
  • Rock Band – who perform for school assembly and head out ‘on tour’ performing for other schools in the area for a week each year
  •  Class assembly performances,
  • The grade 6 Graduation performance.