There is a variety of lunchtime and after-school clubs and activities run by the school and outside agencies. School activities are offered from Monday – Friday. There are a variety of team, as well as non-competitive sports, plus art, drama, music, computer club, judo and dance. Activities offered are dictated by student interest, staff expertise and sport league commitments.Private, independent coaches offer some of these activities. Private lessons are payable directly to the coaches.Co-curricular activity schedules are sent to parents by the second week of the school term. Activities start around 14h00 and are usually finished by 16h30, although some may continue until 17h30 depending on the season.
The library is open until 16h30 on Mondays to Thursdays. Reception and Standard 1 students may borrow books if accompanied by a parent. Juniors use the library to browse, complete homework assignments and borrow books between or after activities.Teacher aides are on duty when necessary in the Early Years Play Area from 14h00 – 16h30 on days of Early Years Afternoon Activity. Parents are requested to collect their child promptly after their last activity.Students participating in co-curricular activity on a particular day should have attended school on that day. If their activity begins later in the afternoon, they will be sent to ‘Home Base’ where they will need to read quietly or complete homework. This will be under the supervision of a teacher/ teacher aide. The ‘Home Base’ venue is the library. Should you collect your child between 2.30 p.m. and 4.30 p.m. you will find them in the library. Should your child be doing an activity between 2.30 p.m. and 4.30 p.m. they will attend their activity and then they will need to return to ‘Home Base’.
Children who are at school in the afternoon will be involved in an activity. Should you be unable to collect your child at 4.30 p.m. you will need to commit to the option of supervised aftercare, which will run from 4.30 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. Monday to Thursday.Children who have been absent from school for the day may not attend co-curricular activities in the afternoon.
Yearbook and School Photographs
During the year a school photographer provides colour school photographs of individual students, as well as class and sports team photos. Parents purchase the photographs on a pre-payment basis. The Yearbook will be available in the course of the following year.