St Mary's School students participate in three 50 minute specialist classes, weekly: Physical Education, The Arts and STEM.
In Physical Education classes, students focus on fitness, coordination and team building.
Students also participate in whole school and year level specific sporting events, such as: Athletics Carnival (F-6), Cross Country (3-6), Swimming Program (F-4), Interschool Sports (5-6) and Geelong District Athletics (4-6) and Geelong District Sporting Events (5-6).
In The Arts classes, students focus on creativity and reflection.
Throughout the year, students are involved in all areas of the arts, including: dance, drama, media arts, music, visual arts and visual communication design. A school concert and school art show are held alternatively, every second year and aims to showcase and embrace the student learning in The Arts.
In STEM classes, students focus on problem solving skills and respectful digital citizenship.
Students apply learnt technology and coding skills and use the many resources available, including: chromebooks, iPads, beebots, spheros, lego, makey-makey and mindstorm kits.
On their 'Specialist Day', students are required to wear their Sport Uniform.
WEDNESDAY: Year 3/4 and Year 1/2
THURSDAY: Year 5/6 and Foundation
Changes are sometimes made to the Specialist Day Timetable. Families are informed of Specialist Day changes in the school's newsletter.