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Co-curricular Philosophy

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Our staff caters for a wide variety of interests and abilities, and encourage both elite performance and enthusiastic involvement. Experts are engaged in all activities to nurture talent and give our students an enviable head start.

While participation in the Secondary School remains a key priority – the focus on elite performance in both sports and culture also strengthens. Many opportunities exist for students to test their talent, with specialist coaches and tutors available to extend their ability and experience.

Student Co-curricular obligations

Involvement in co-curricular activities is compulsory for students in Years 9–12, as is the College Athletics Day.

All students from Years 9–11 are required to take part in a year-long activity (sport or cultural) or one summer and one winter sport. Students in Year 12 are required to take one co-curricular activity for the year, which is encouraged but optional for Year 13 students.

Students may participate in more than one sport or cultural activity per season provided the activities do not clash.

How do students sign up for co-curricular activities?

Students sign up for co-curricular activities through their tutor groups. Our tutors provide valuable advice as to which and how many activities might be best suited to the student.