Buddies

The 'Buddy' program is where Year 5 students are teamed with Foundation students to assist them with the transition to school. This program is conducted all year and they share many activities together.

Care Groups

All children are placed in a Foundation to Year Six group of students. They meet each week and complete wonderful activities with their mentor teacher.

Choir

Children from Prep - 6 have the opportunity to join our two school choirs.  The choir plays an important part in school life, giving many performances to fellow students and the community.

First Aid

Year 3 to 6 students participate in a 1 day First Aid course, Emergency...Deal With It, run by Ambulance Victoria. This visit provides valuable hands-on experience for the students.

Hot food days

Each term we have two hot food days, where students are able to place an order for themed food days. Some examples are Pasta, Chinese and Mexican days. Notification will be sent home when these dates approach and a small cost is required.

Instrumental Music

All these musical instrument instruction programs are conducted with fabulous teachers. This provides an opportunity for your child to learn a musical instrument and perform at assembly. There is a cost involved, please see the school office for details. Instrumental Music at Menzies Creek include: Violin, Piano, Guitar and Vocal Lessons.

Japanese

Japanese Origami

こんにちは-Konnichiwa

From Foundation to Year 6 students learn to communicate in Japanese and to explore Japanese culture every week.

Our school provides students with an authentic and inspiring Japanese program using a range of language activities.  Students enjoy learning the language through songs, rhythm, Japanese literature, plays, hands-on cultural activities, games and using ICT. These activities are carefully prepared, based on building up their language skills, as well as stimulating their cultural awareness.

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Literacy Intervention

The school has varied literacy intervention and extension programs run by a teacher. Literacy tutors conduct regular sessions to guide students with their learning, which are usually with small groups or one-on-one. These programs have continued to grow in popularity and success.

Mathletics

Every student at Menzies Creek Primary School is provided with a 'Mathletics' login and password. Mathletics is a mathematical online tutor which assists students to improve their mathematical skills and strategies.

OSHC

Out of School Hours Care is available for students before and after school.

 

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Plot to Pot

Our kitchen garden project gives our students access to hands-on learning, encourages healthy eating habits, assists in personal confidence and cultivates a new understanding of our natural world.

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Public Speaking

In Year 6 students particpate in an 8 week public speaking course. They learn many valuable skills that will assist them in effectively preparing and presenting a speech, as well as speaking on impromptu topics.

QuickSmart

Is a program promoting mathematical strategies and skills. These sessions are conducted one-on-one with a qualified person. The program runs in conjunction with class lessons and activities.

Science

All students at Menzies Creek participate in a weekly science session of approximately one hour duration.

Science, in all year levels (including the foundation year), is a practical hands -on experience. Students are challenged to think about what might happen in an experiment and investigate what does happen.

Science is a way for everyone to understand more about the world around them. 

The program follows the Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACCAS).

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Swimming

Each year students in Years Prep to 4 are invited to attend intensive swimming instruction at the Monbulk Aquatic Centre.  This program consists of 8 days of 40 minute lessons.