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Contact details

Address
2 Rowell Street Morwell VIC 3840.

Phone: 03 5134 2060

Fax: 03 5134 5382

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LOTE - Language Other than English

St Vincent's primary school offers the learning of Italian as our Language Other Than English (LOTE). It is taught from Prep to Grade Six. Learning another language enriches our students intellectually, educationally, culturally. It helps to improve cognitive flexibility and supports and enhances literacy skills in English. It offers our students an invitation into learning some basic skills in communicating in another language and understanding the culture of another group.

Learning another language at the primary school level provides an important basis for the continuation and success at the secondary and tertiary levels. Also, learning another language contributes to social cohesiveness through better communication and understanding. Furthermore, in an increasingly connected world, learning another language enhances employment and career opportunities for our students in their future.