Mrs Karen Derschow
Cassia Primary School is fortunate to offer the Cassia Learning Club Program that is proudly supported and funded by Graham (Polly) Farmer Foundation and BHP Partnership since 2016.
This program embraces positive academic, social and emotional wellbeing and a sense of belonging is developed within the group. This program is targeted at Indigenous students from Year 1 – 6 at Cassia PS, to support and embed positive attitudes towards education in the early years. The program operates after school on Monday and Wednesday at 2.20pm to 4.30pm in the Art Room.
Each session starts with an afternoon snack and social catch up. Following this, students participate in their appropriate year level study group to engage in a range of PLD Literacy and Numeracy learning activities.
Each term has a ‘theme’ or topic of student interest heightening educational motivation and success at school whilst learning allowing students the opportunity to participate in hands on project based learning.
The success of the program has seen school based attendance improve and student engagement and participation into their daily educational journey heightened.