Extra Programs

Fregon Camp

Monday 14th August to Friday 25th August 2017

Fregon is a round trip of roughly 3,700kms, making stops at Woomera, Coober Pedy, Fregon, Yulara, back to Coober and Pt Augusta.

After 35 years of operation, Fregon camp allows our students the opportunity to mix with Fregon students, teachers, parents and elders to learn more about the rich culture and history of the Fregon mob. It is impossible to go on a school camp to Fregon and Uluru and not come home in awe of what you...

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Flinders Camp

The Flinders Ranges Camp travels through Hawker to Flinders Ranges National Park and on to Balcanoona.

We stay at Hawker Area School and on the way we visit an interesting museum in Port Augusta called Wadlata, where we find out about what it was like in the Flinders Rangers back in the old days and learn about the local Aboriginal group, the Adnyamathanha people.

We travel onto Willow Spring, Chambers Gorge and Balcanoona, offering a variety of bush camping and camp...

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The Reading Army

Reading is at the core of being literate.

We all know how important it is for students to be able to read fluently and comprehend what they are reading. Research shows that students who are heard reading or who are read to on a daily basis are much more likely to be proficient at reading.

The earlier in life that children are exposed to reading materials the better.

This year we are having a major focus on reading in particular on students who are reading well below their...

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After School Surfing

Victor Harbor R–7 offers a surfing program for Years 5, 6 and 7 in Terms 1 and 4.

Students learn to surf at Middleton with instructors from our onsite DECD Aquatics Centre using safe equipment.

Participants learn about local conditions, take part in friendly competitions with neighbouring schools as well as learning the spirit of surfing and how to care for the equipment, each other and their environment.

Some of our surfing...

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