The Italian program at St Helena's involves students from Pre Primary to Year 6.  The key components are communicating in a language other than English and intercultural knowledge and language awareness.


  • Communication - for a range of purposes and in a range of contexts
  • Sociocultural understanding - an understanding of the culture linked with the language
  • Language awareness - an understanding of the way language works, its structure, role and effects
  • Learning how to learn - students progressively learn to manage their learning
  • General knowledge - students acquire knowledge of a range of subjects and concepts