At Centralian Middle School, Arrernte, Chinese, Japanese and Spanish are offered. Languages at middle school level are compulsory in year 7, 8 and 9. Classes are taught twice a week and are of 60 minutes duration. All classes are taught in accordance with the Australian Curriculum.
Centralian Middle School students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities to enhance their language learning. A favourite for all students are cooking classes, where the class cooks a meal that originated in the country of the language they are learning.
To provide learning opportunities to students who are currently at home, all middle years students who are studying Chinese, Japanese and Spanish have been signed up to an online platform called Education Perfect. Students who are unsure of their login details can contact their language teacher or complete this form.
Students can also access vocabulary and interactive activities using the following websites: