The program is designed to take into account the range of students’ current levels of literacy, strengths and interests and make adjustments where necessary to cater for individual student needs.
With a focus on personal excellence, the Languages program promotes academic extension through a range of extra-curricular opportunities. Incursions and excursions enhance each student’s intercultural understanding and awareness of the Italian contribution to our society. Links with organisations that promote Italian culture and the Consulate of Italy provide enrichment and consolidation of the value of languages other than English. Students gain formal recognition of language competence through a variety of external competitions and benefit from links with networks with Italian cultural and heritage institutions. Further study beyond Year 8 provides opportunity for cultural exchange experiences and travel.