Extra Curricular

EXTRA CURRICULAR

School Soccer

The school has multiple teams that play in the North West Junior Soccer Association competition during Terms 2 and 3 each year.

We are grateful that these teams are supported by parent coaches and managers. Families will be contacted in Term 1 regarding sign up information. For any further information on this please contact Michael Gill (Health and Physical Education Specialist Teacher) via phone on (08) 8447 1924.

School Netball

Alberton Primary School students in Years 2 – 7 are provided the opportunity to participate in an after-school netball competition held during the winter season (terms 3 and 4).  The competition is open to teams in Years 2/3, 4/5, and 6/7, with games taking place on Wednesday and Thursday after school at St. Clair Recreation Centre.  Players practice during break times at school, with focus on developing fundamental movement and netball skills, while working together to display our school values and having fun.

If you would like further information on school netball, please contact Michael Gill (Specialist Physical Education Teacher) through our school contact details.

School of Languages

Alberton Primary School hosts the Adelaide School of Languages and their French, Spanish and Chinese classes for Primary School students (R-7). The classes are taught by specialist language teachers and are open to students from all surrounding schools.

  • Thursday 3:30 -5:00pm
    French R-4, Spanish R-6, Chinese R-6
  • Thursday 3.30 – 5.30pm
    French Yr 5-9

Contact the School of Languages for more information

Phone: 8301 4800
Email: dl.1802.admin@schools.sa.edu.au

The Arts
Choir

The Alberton Primary choir provides students in years 4-7 with another way to engage in music and performing arts. The choir is a part of the Primary schools music festival held annually in September which gives students the opportunity to perform with over 300 other government schools at prestigious venues in a showcase of their practice and development as soloists and a choir.

 

Band

Alberton Primary School has formed an ensemble band to include children from year 4-7. This program operates one afternoon per week, with a qualified band teachers.

 

Instrumental Music

The Instrumental Music Program is funded through The Department for Education, to provide high quality instrumental music lessons to students in year 4 and above. External teachers facilitate group instrumental lessons weekly during school time and are free of charge to students/families. Lessons currently offered at Alberton include Percussion (including drum kit), Brass (trumpet, Trombone, French Horn) and Woodwind (clarinet, flute, saxophone).

Please contact Jess Joseph, Specialist Arts Teacher if you are in year 4 and above and would like to start instrumental lessons in term 3.

 

Specialist Art Program

The Specialist Art Program has been a long-standing highlight of the Visual Arts program at Alberton Primary School. The program provides students passionate about the Visual Arts with an opportunity to develop their skills in a range of techniques and media, culminating in an exhibition during Term 4 to celebrate their learning.

We have enhanced and expanded the program in 2021. The Specialist Arts Program will consist of a Junior (Yr3-4) and Senior (Yr5-7) group, providing the opportunity for our early primary students to get a taste of the program. The program is facilitated during second break (Tuesday and Thursday 1:20pm – 1:45pm) and includes an after-school commitment for the senior group on Mondays 3:00pm – 4:15pm.

Please contact Jess Joseph, Specialist Arts Teacher for any further information.

SAPSASA

SAPSASA stands for South Australian Primary School Amateur Sports Association.

Alberton Primary School participates in SAPSASA through the Port District.  There are 40 Districts in South Australia of which 22 are country districts.

Students in Year 6 and 7 are invited to try out for several different District sporting teams over the course of the year.  These include softball, football (AFL), soccer and netball to name a few.  Other SAPSASA events include Swimming and Athletics Carnivals for students in the age categories of 10yr, 11yr, 12yr and 13yr old events.  This year Alberton competed in the annual District Athletics Day Carnival in the Small Schools category and finished a creditable 2nd.

Our school has had a regular involvement in SAPSASA sporting events, and we look forward to continuing this in 2022.

 

Smith Family

The Smith Family is an Education charity that has supported communities in Australia since 1922 and operates in over 94 communities Australia wide. The Learning for Life Program supports families whose children attend Smith Family Partner schools in the Western suburbs. Financial assistance can be received through participation in this program for school related expenses for up to 4 children per family. Learning for life scholarships are only arranged via referrals from partner school’s designated person (Christine Vlass – Wellbeing Leader) and are linked to excellent attendance. Scholarship families are supported through a range of literacy programs and opportunities from the early and primary years through to senior years and tertiary scholarship opportunities.

For more information on Smith Family scholarships and opportunities please contact Christine Vlass and strict eligibility criteria applies to all Learning for Life Scholarships.

https://www.thesmithfamily.com.au/

Grow Wellbeing

Grow Wellbeing provides individual, group and family treatment under Better Access to Mental Health. Grow Wellbeing promote a holistic approach and provide sessions on site at Alberton Primary School. Practitioners are fully accredited with Australian Health Practitioners Regulatory Agency (AHPRA) or the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW). No out of pocket costs are incurred in seeing our staff – we accept the Medicare Schedule or NDIS Rebate as full payment. The practitioner at Alberton Primary School for 2021 is Rose.

Please see attached some information on Rose

If you are interested in participating in the GROW Wellbeing program, please contact Christine Vlass (Wellbeing Leader).

Yard Play

At Alberton Primary School we design a new Yard Play Timetable every term. This provides students with structured activities to participate in at break time, if they choose. It also provides students with opportunities to develop social skills through activities, mixing with students from all year levels. We have attached our most recent timetable for Term 3, 2021.

Yard Play Timetable – Term 3

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