Our Lady Help of Christians School Hendra | Parent Fact Sheet
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Number of Students:
Kind of School:
Religious – Catholic
Why Choose Our Lady Help of Christians School?
Our Lady Help of Christians is a small co-educational Catholic school for Prep to Year 6. The school offers a broad range of subjects based on the Australian Curriculum, with a Religious Education Program that expresses Christian values.
The school has a co-operative working relationship with the parish and parents, and is respected for its nurturing and family-friendly environment. It’s over-arching objective is to provide a contemporary education of excellence in which the individuality and achievement of each student is respected.
Curriculum and Extracurricular activities offered:
Our Lady Help of Australians teaches the Australian Curriculum for English, Mathematics, Science, History and Geography.
The school also offers extra-curricular activities.
Tuition is available for piano, guitar, drums, violin, viola and cello. Singing and dancing is available once a week after school.
Students can take part in tennis before or after school. For Prep students, lessons are available during the lunch break.
There’s also Chess coaching weekly after school, and French lessons before school.
Facilities at Our Lady Help of Christians School:
Outside School Hours Care available, managed by Centacare Child Care and located in the building at the front of the school site, the old convent.
The school library at Our Lady Help of Christians is a resource centre that provides materials to children as well as opportunities to develop the ability to co-operate with others by working in an area where reading, listening, viewing and studying can be shared with other children.
Other info about Our Lady Help of Christians School:
Students are encouraged to actively travel to school. The school encourages them to ride, walk or scooter to school as part of Walking Wheeling Wednesday. Each week, a winning class is awarded the Active Travel Trophy based on the percentage of children in the class who used an active mode of travel to come to school.