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Canteen

The Amaroo Canteen is operated by the P&C and is open for B1 and B2, 5 days a week.  All lunch orders may be ordered on line (Ordering Online) or are to be written on an envelope with the cash sealed inside.  Please ensure that the following details are clearly written on the order envelope:

  • Your child's name
  • Your child's class and
  • Your order

This year the canteen will be offering a healthy range of products – why not reward your child with a lunch order once a week.

ALSO for the parents; want a Cappuccino or a Latte for the drive to work? Full coffee and barista service is available!

Co Curricular activities

Amaroo School offers a range of co-curricular activities throughout the year. At present these include:

  • Band (woodwind, brass and percussion, conducted by MusiCorp)
  • Productions ( Blabbermouth,2005 Cinderalla, 2006)
  • Pl@y program (structured play program at lunchtimes)
  • Sporting teams

Counsellor

We have the services of a school counsellor five days per week. The counsellor is responsible for assisting in identifying special educational needs of students. She is also available to support students and families in times of need.

Curriculum

Our curriculum uses the ACT Curriculum Frameworks and the Australian National Profiles as its base. There is a strong focus on five strands:

  • Literacy and Numeracy
  • Critical Thinking and Information Literacy
  • Civics and Citizenship 
  • Health and the
  • Arts Environmental Science
An important component of the curriculum is our Integrated Curriculum. These comprise of units which allow our students to gain a deeper understanding of topics and concepts studied, and to come to a better understanding of the connections between subject areas.