Thursday Co-curricular Activities - Semester 1 2022

Adventure Games Activities

This AG focuses on developing individual skill sets/soft skills that allow children to actively participate in physical and social adventures. By playing games and taking part in adventure sports activities designed to foster positive thinking, resilience, stamina, and strength, the children learn to develop their sense of nature, adventure sports and will master in- and outdoor challenges around the school, providing them opportunities to try something new without fearing failure. It utilises individual training, group initiatives, and low and high challenge course elements, on land and in water, to facilitate: a fun experience, cooperation, problem-solving, trust, empathy, and communication. (Language: English / German)

Art

In the Art AG students are encouraged to try something new or further develop their own skills with a variety of art-making materials such as painting, drawing, film, photography, printmaking or sculpture. Students will be guided through demonstrations and tasks over the duration of the AG art course. (Language: English)

Basketball

The students will be able to learn skills including, dribbling, shooting, tactics, and playing in-game scenarios. This will also help them improve their social skills and fitness. The students will also get a chance to play a game at the end of each session. Lastly, it is a chance for students to try out a new sport and the most important factor, to have fun! (Language: English / German)

Drama

Lights, Camera, Action!! Ever wanted to know what it's like to be on a film set? Have you wanted to learn the art of acting for the camera? This is your opportunity to learn the skills to become proficient at acting for the screen. Students will rehearse, make acting choices, costume / make up and shoot their scenes under lights. All under the guidance of actor / acting coach Paul Winchester. Paul has been a professional actor for 25 years + and owns / runs the Point Break Drama Acting studio in Dee Why. A series of scenes will be filmed & edited by Paul, so students have a take home show reel of their work. (Language: English)

Musical

The Musical AG will be working towards a Theatre performance in the last week of term 2. During the practices we will be singing, dancing, play acting and of course laughing! Come along and join in creating our Performance. Then once you have decided on your favourite character, we can begin learning scripts and songs and making the costumes for the show. If you love the stage, then this is the right AG for you. (Language: English / German)

School garden

Our School Garden AG promotes learning with all senses. We will continue to plan, establish and care for our school garden. We will also start with some landscaping. The students will be outside, develop their gardening skills and learn to take responsibility. They will acquire skills about native plants and environmentally appropriate behaviour. Most importantly, this AG will foster a sense of enjoyment associated with plants, animals, and natural phenomena. (Language: English / German)

Soccer

Be the best, learn from the best -The AG offers a course designed to develop the potential of every child attending. It can enhance their confidence, improve ball skills while ensuring fun and a rewarding experience in every sense. Mr Mihajlovic is the owner and head coach of Youth Soccer Academy, boasting a successful international soccer career and has had a long relationship with our school. (Language: English)

Social Entrepreneurship

An entrepreneur is someone who owns and runs their own business and is their own boss. Entrepreneurs see opportunities everywhere! A problem or challenge is an opportunity to help people, and learning how businesses can have a social or environmental purpose is a great way to make the world a better place.
You will get to be the boss and have fun learning how to start your own business including how to create a business plan, identify target markets and audiences, manage money, learn about customer service and business ethics. If you are someone who likes solving problems, being creative and making decisions, join our team! (Language: English)

STEAM (TinkerTank)

Project based and hands-on learning for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths) education to develop hard skills for future careers in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. Additionally, problem-solving, creativity, collaboration and design thinking skills will be put to practice in a fun and engaging environment. (Language: English)

Tennis

The focus during tennis is on basic hitting of the ball and the rules of the game. Students will be divided into groups according to their ability. (Language: English)