Students at Dinjerra Primary School acquire communication skills in Spanish from Foundation to Year Six.. They develop understanding about the role of language and culture in communication. Their reflections on language use and language learning are applied in other learning contexts.
Learning languages broadens students’ horizons about the personal, social, cultural and employment opportunities that are available in an increasingly interconnected and interdependent world. The interdependence of countries and communities requires people to negotiate experiences and meanings across languages and cultures. A bilingual or plurilingual capability is the norm in most parts of the world.
Spanish classes at DPS are fun and engaging. Student’s love learning the language and the culture. To celebrate the Spanish language a special day is organised yearly where students partake in workshops such as, Flamenco dancing and taste delicious food like paella and burritos.