Specialist Learning Areas

Languages other than English (LOTE)

Studies of a Language other than English help students to develop an understanding of another language and culture, and to appreciate diversity.  

At Angaston Primary the students study German.  All classes have one lesson of German per week with Frau (Mrs.) Heidi Shields.

The Arts

Learning within the Arts plays an important role in helping children understand themselves & celebrate their sense of identity.  It incorporates visual arts, drama, music, dance and media.

At Angaston Primary School the students study drama, music and dance. All classes have one lesson per week with Miss Emily Brown.

Health & Physical Education

In Health & Physical Education students learn through active play, and practise fundamental movement skills. They learn about how their body is growing and changing, about their strengths, how to be healthy, safe and active, and about respectful relationships with others.

At Angaston Primary all students have two lessons per week of Health and Physical Education taught by Mr. Matthew Bradley.


HASS (Humanities and Social Sciences) involves students experimenting, practising and playing in familiar situations. Students use their natural curiosity to make sense of their world, and  develop history and geography knowledge and skills about people and places.

At Angaston Primary School all R-2 students have one lesson of HASS per week with Ms. Nicole Taylor.

HASS 3-6

In History students describe the significance of people and events/developments in bringing about change. They identify the causes and effects of change on particular communities and describe aspects of the past that have remained the same. They describe the experiences of different people in the past.

At Angaston Primary School all Year 3-6 students have one lesson of History per week with Ms Nicole Taylor.