Specialist Programs

We offer our students a wide range of learning opportunities at Milawa Primary School. In addition to the rich learning within their classroom, all students participate in other programs provided by specialist teachers. Classes include:

Library. The MARC Van travels to our school once per fortnight and students may borrow library books from the van. They also have specialized library teaching. This is a service provided for small schools.

ART. The Ovens Valley NEMACC (North East Mobile Art & Craft Centre), provides a visual arts program on a fortnightly basis. The art van travels to our school and brings with it our experienced art teacher, Jo Briscomb who teaches skills and techniques in visual art, enabling our students to create masterpieces and opens up their eyes to the world and history of artists.
Visit the NEMACC website for more information.

LOTE (Language Other Than English). The learning of a second language is extremely important to us at Milawa Primary School. Our students learn Italian, through direct language instruction, songs, games, online, cultural experiences and Italian Day.

Music/Drama. We have combined the teaching of Music and Drama into a specialist class where students use songs, dance, rhythm and performance to explore social skills, different cultures, and build relationships. Students also learn music theory.

We also offer private instrumental tuition if families wish to participate in this.
Our instrumental music teacher Michael Braendler provides lessons at an additional cost for:

  • Guitar
  • Drums
  • Bass Guitar
  • Keyboard