Kalinda School

Growing and Achieving

Telephone02 6962 3271

Emailkalinda-s.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Special activities and programs

Assembly

The school Assembly is held each Friday at 2:40pm. All members of the school community are involved and parents, caregivers, guardians and friends are always welcome. The promotion of self-esteem and the recognition of achievement through the presentation of awards is a major focus of our weekly assembly.

Annual Awards Presentation Day

The annual Awards Presentation Day is held at the school at the end of each year. The formal presentation of awards recognises student's achievement, citizenship and sportsmanship.

Computer Technology

Computer technology is an important area of the curriculum and an extensive range of hardware and software enables access to curriculum for all students.  All classrooms feature Interactive White Boards (IWB) and include extensive use of IPADs to support student communication.

Excursions

Excursion programs involving day and overnight trips provide students with a wide range of learning experiences outside the school environment and offer enrichment to the school curriculum. Students are provided with many opportunities to develop knowledge, independence and social skills in different environments.

Food Technology

A fully equipped kitchen enables students to develop skills in preparing meals, snacks and drinks.

Hydrotherapy Pool

Library

We have a well-equipped library and a teacher employed for one day a week to implement library programs.  With written permission from parents students are given the option to take their chosen library books home. Students are allocated special library bags which the library books are to be kept in.  Library books that are taken home are the responsibility of the student and family.

Religious Instruction

A weekly non-denominational program is offered to senior students.

Riding for the Disabled

Some students attend weekly RDA programs conducted under excellent supervision at the RDA facility at Dalton Park.

School Captains

School captains are elected annually and opportunities are provides for the development of responsibility and valuable leadership skills.