St Peter Chanel offers specialist lessons for all classes in:
Once a week the children have a 30 minute music lesson with a specialist
teacher. Students listen, perform and compose. They learn about the elements
of music comprising rhythm, pitch, dynamics and expression, form and
structure, timbre and texture.
L.O.T.E - Nihongo (Japanese)
Students from Prep - Year 6 participate in the Language Other Than English
program and at St Peter Chanel students are engaged in one Nihongo lesson
per week. The program consists of a combination of
Nihongo language and culture with the focus on communication.
Lessons are based on speaking and listening skills, as well as reading and
writing, while becoming aware of the customs, traditions and celebrations of
the Nihongo people.
A coordinated health and fitness program operates throughout the
The children have two 30 minute Physical Education lessons with a specialist
teacher each week. Students also experience a wide range of
sporting activities suited to their level of development.
In Prep and Year 1, students also participate in a focused Gross Motor Skills
Program for 30 minutes each week, designed to develop muscle strength,
endurance, balance, coordination and postural control.
In Terms 1 and 4 students in Years 1 - 6 participate
in swimming lessons and are instructed by qualified instructors at
Taylor Range Country Club. Prep students commence
lessons in Term 4 also at Taylor Range Country Club. (Costs for pool entry, instruction and
transport by bus are included in the school fees.)
In Term 3, children in Years 3 - 6 participate in Gala Sport,
competing in games of Netball, Touch Football, AFL and
Soccer, against students from other local Catholic schools. The
aim of the program is to develop in the children an enthusiasm for
physical activity and a love of sport, which can lead to a healthy and
St Peter Chanel is a member of the North West District (School Primary)
Sports Association and the Zone 4 Catholic School Primary Sports Association
and competes during the year in athletics, swimming and cross country