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Date:

05/08/16

Concert rehearsals

Rehearsals for our Senior School Concert, ‘Cinderella and Rockerfella’ are well and truly underway. Both the cast and Y3-6 classes have been working very hard to learn their lines and dance routines. Below are some photos from today’s rehearsals.    3/4K and 3MS learning to sing their song with Angus Grant. Cast members stepping into character. […]

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Date:

21/07/16

Let’s Dance

This term it’s all about Dance in Performing Arts! Prep and Year 1 students are exploring the different ways they can move their bodies, develop their coordination and knowledge of the Dance elements. Year 2 students are focusing on the Olympics. They are working on identifying how the Dance elements are used in routines and combine them […]

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Date:

06/06/16

Parent volunteers meeting for Senior School Concert

Dear Parents, We are looking for helpers to assist with preparations for our upcoming Senior School (Y3-6) Concert of ‘Cinderella and Rockerfella’. The concert will be on Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th October at the Phoenix Theatre, Elwood Secondary College. Help is required in the following areas: AV – filming, editing, animation Photography Sets/Props Costume […]

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Date:

02/06/16

Melbourne Guitar Festival Competition

Entries are now open for the Melbourne Guitar Festival Competition with several categories catering for all ages and abilities. Substantial cash prizes are on offer with further information and registration via www.melbourneguitarfoundation.com This event is entirely run by volunteers and the Melbourne Guitar Foundation are a social enterprise who reinvest and give back to the local […]

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Date:

11/05/16

African Drumming and Dance incursion

This semester, Year 1 and Year 2 students have been exploring the Music and Dance from Africa. As part of this unit, students participated in an African Drumming and Dance incursion. Shaba, our guest performer from Cultural Infusions, shared his experience growing up in Ghana and his culture. This was fantastic as students have already […]

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Date:

22/04/16

Songs and Dances around the World

This week in Performing Arts, students have continued to focus on their World Music and Dance units. Preps have been learning to identify, move to and sing loud and soft sounds in music, also known as Dynamics. The Year 1s and 2s focused on their singing skills, exploring the melody of traditional African songs. In […]

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Date:

04/03/16

Music from around the World

This term our students have been exploring the wonderful music from cultures around the world. From Africa to the Polynesian Islands to Latin America. It has been a fun adventure so far. Our wonderful preps have been introduced to the music elements beat and rhythm. This week they started exploring pitch. In year 1 and […]

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Date:

10/02/16

Junior Rockers music program

Junior Rockers is one of our fabulous music programs that is offered at St Kilda Primary School. Students can learn guitar or drums. To find out more information please click here. http://stkildaps.vic.edu.au/community/community-clubs/

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Date:

18/12/15

Thank You!

It has been another fabulous and exciting year in Performing Arts. I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the staff and parents who have supported all the fantastic Arts events this year, from the Prep to Year 2 circus, State School Spectacular, the Christmas Tree Festival to the Japanese Welcome Ceremony. I would […]

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Date:

18/12/15

Year 5/6 Theatre Sports Competition

Year 6 Win!!! Once again our fantastic Year 6 team (Ned, Max, Jemima and Eve) taken out top honors in this year’s Theatre Sports competition. It was a nail biting event, with nerves and excitement all at an ultimate high. The Year 5 and 6 teams battled it in two games, Space Jump and Mime […]

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