Lower School Clubs and Activities

There is a range of clubs and activities offered throughout the year, as well as competitive sports such as basketball, soccer, cross country running and gymnastics. Activities are offered across four terms that are eight weeks in length and there are opportunities for parents to register their children prior to each term. 

Children in Grades 1-5 can choose two activities per term and children in Kindergarten can choose one activitiy from Term 2. Choir is offered as a third additional activity for children in Grades 1-5. Below are some examples of the activities on offer, although these do vary from term to term. 

Activity Schedules and Registration
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Imagination Quest
Maths Fun & Games
Robotics, Drones & Programming
Science Club
Shutterbugs Photography
STEAM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts & Maths)
Story Workshop
Novel Writing (NaNoWriMo)
Mother Tongue Language Clubs
Mathematics Quest Competition 
Model United Nations
Jewelry Club
Lego Creation
Open Drama
Rainbow Loom
Sugar Art

We also offer a competitive program in Gymnastics, Soccer, Basketball and Cross Country.

View our Competitive Athletics Program

Athletics (Recreational)

Cross Country
Jungle Gym
Rock Climbing 
Table Tennis
Track & Field

Term Dates 2016/17

  • Term 1: September 5 - November 4
  • Term 2: November 7 - January 20
  • Term 3: January 23 - March 24
  • Term 4: March 27 - June 2

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