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Special programs provide social and recreational opportunities for students.

Primary

  • Life Saving Victoria Program – a program to teach new arrivals about basic beach safety skills. It consists of an incursion where a lifesaver visits the school and a one-day session on water safety held at the beach.
  • SpiritWest – a program for new arrivals to be introduced to the basic skills of various sports played in Australia.
  • Swimming – each primary site attends a water safety skills program, two to four times a year.
  • Community engagement – Trips to the local library for year 3-6 classes.
  • Kitchen Garden – Weekly activity at Braybrook location.

Secondary

  • After school hip hop
  • Harmony Week (in March) – includes cultural activities and performances
  • Health and Human Development (two per year) – a multi-week program aimed at familiarising students with health, puberty and sexual development.
  • Life Saving Victoria – water safety program.
  • Science Week (in August) – incursions, excursions, daily competitions, science demonstrations and hands-on experiments.
  • Young Women’s Programs & Boy’s Squad – optional weekly after-school programs including activities such as: cooking, dance, art & craft, jewellery making, goping to the cinema, ice-skating, sport
  • Homework Club
  • Cyber Safety Program
  • RSPCA Program

Spirit West programs

  • Intra-WELS sports competition – selected classes from the Braybrook and Wyndham campuses attend training sessions in an Australian sport
  • Healthy Living program – learning about food and nutrition, mental health, positive relationships, sport and exercise and accessing local community services.

Friday Activities

At Braybrook, every Friday in periods five and six, students participate in a variety of activities with their home groups. These include:

  • Art
  • Bowling
  • Circus
  • Computers
  • Cooking
  • Drumming
  • Hip hop
  • Local library visit
  • Local walks
  • RecWest
  • Yoga
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