Upper Plenty Primary School teaches Auslan (Australian Sign Language), the language developed by, and for the Deaf community in Australia. Auslan is a visual-gestural language. It’s a visual form of communication that uses hand, arm and body movements to convey meaning. Signs combine with facial expressions to show different emotions and meanings of words. Students participate in weekly Auslan lessons each week.
These include a combination of:
On the last day of term 3, students celebrated National Week of the Deaf by participating in a morning of AUSLAN inspired games and activities as well as practising their sign langauge.