Extra Curricular Activities

The Student Leadership Team has student representatives from Year 5 and Year 6 and are responsible for organising a variety of school events including the school Discos held twice a year, Mt Carmel Day activities, St Patrick Day activities as well as providing assistance with the K-2 cross country and athletics carnivals.

Year 5 and 6 students mentor Kindergarten children with our 'Reading Buddy' program.

Instrumental music tuition in voice, keyboard, violin, flute, piano, drums and guitar is offered to students. Students have lessons during school time.

Archdiocesan sporting opportunities are available in athletics, swimming, cross country, netball, rugby league, rugby union, soccer, touch football, hockey and basketball.

Students are encouraged to participate in school choir and school band.

Student participation in the Premiers Reading Challenge is actively encouraged.

Students attend various theatrical, musical and dance performances throughout the year.

Students have opportunities to perform in school musicals as well as the annual MADD (Music, Art, Dance and Drama) Night and biannual Wakakirri.

Students are encouraged to participate in Regional Public Speaking competitions - Northern Region and Rostrum.

Students have the opportunity to participate in lunchtime clubs which include: Chess, Japanese, Art, Band, Choir and Ukelele.

Year 5 and 6 students have the opportunity to nominate to participate in the Da Vinci Decathlon held annually in Canberra.

A Peer Support Program operates in Term 2 and encourages positive relationships within the school community as well as developing self esteem and group work skills through participation in small, friendly peer support groups.

Restorative Practice is a program specially designed to enhance relationships within the school community and to enable the solution to conflict situations with the emphasis on the dignity and integrity of those involved.

Our curriculum is enriched by visits from people in our local and wider community with special talents and expertise.

Our school recognises the importance of perceptual motor integration and its significant influence on student learning. A Gross Motor Program is conducted for students from Kindergarten to Year 2 in Term 2 and 3.

A CatholicCare school counsellor visits one day per week.