We offer an extensive cocurricular progarm, including the following:
Chess Club operates on Wednesday morning before school begins. Students in Prep to Year 2 meet as a junior section and students from Years 3 - 6 form the senior section.
Knitting Club is held in Term 3. Students have a great time each Wednesday lunchtime, learning knitting skills from grandparents, parents and staff in the Resource Centre.
Art Club runs in Terms 2 and 3 and is very popular. Students enjoy spending their free time working on individual and group art projects and many of these are displayed throughout the school and at the Art Show.
French club gives an opportunity for children to start learning French. They enjoy a practical and fun introduction to French conversation concentrating on key vocabulary through singing and speaking. Students in Years 4 - 6 practise their lessons at a local French-themed cafe once a term, where they are able to try out their phrases with the staff!
Italian club gives an opportunity for children to learn Italian. The emphasis is on conversational Italian, learning vocabulary and common phrases used in restaurants, on holiday, whilst shopping etc.
Computer coding offers computer courses for children from Years 3 - 6 based around programming, engineering, robotics and game design.
Communication and Drama Club
Communications and Drama is offered after school to combined Years 2 and 3 and Years 4 - 6 groups. All staff are qualified International Speech and Drama teachers who have a strong belief and respect for students to be confident, positive communicators with a love and understanding of drama and the performance crafts.
This after school class introduces children to gymnastics and shows them the benefits of building strong foundations through gymnastics skills. Gymnastics is a fun and challenging sport that builds strong foundations and fundamental movement patterns, as well as coordination and partner work. It is also provides a great foundation for other sports and activities.
Karate enhances personal development in many ways and increases personal confidence, learning self-defence skills whilst enjoying game sense skill work. This club is offered on Tuesday and Friday lunchtimes.
Girls’ Club is held on Wednesday lunchtimes during Terms 2 and 3. All girls from Prep to Year 6 are invited to attend. The purpose of Girls’ Club is to encourage cross-age friendship within the school and provide girls with an opportunity to enjoy various craft activities with their friends.
A Homework Club runs for children in Years 3 – 6 each week. The sessions focus on ensuring children complete their homework in a timely fashion, alongside supporting the development of strong organisational and study skills. Homework Club runs on Wednesday from 3.45pm to 5.00pm.
Latin Club aims to inspire a love of languages through teaching children about the rich history and mythology of the ancient language. Sessions involve a mix of exercises, stories and games, combined together as a fun introduction to basic grammar and vocabulary. Monday for Years 1 to 3 and Wednesday for Years 2 - 6.
Mindfulness means maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment. The mindfulness program runs on a Thursday lunchtime providing a quiet, safe and supportive environment for children to relax and to feel happy.
Children from Years 2 - 6 develop their netball skills on a Monday lunchtime. Children participate in skill development, improving technique and learn about strategies to improve game play. Activities are engaging for children and involve cooperation, teamwork and sportsmanship.