There are many opportunities for students to participate in activities which are additional to the key curriculum.
Band and String Ensemble
Holy Family has a Senior Band and a Junior Band, as well as a String Ensemble. Membership in the bands is open to all children from Years 3 – 6. Students from Year 1 – 6 are welcome to join Strings.
The Recorder Ensemble is open to all children in Years 1 & 2.
The Holy Family School Choir is open to all students in Years 3 – 6 and meets weekly at lunchtime. The Choir has opportunities to perform publicly throughout the year at whole school events, Masses and Liturgies, Lourdes Nursing Home visits, etc..
Year 6 participate in a Debating circle during Term 2, competing against other nearby schools. This opportunity enables the students to learn team work, articulation, knowledge and quick thinking skills.
Years 5 and 6 have the opportunity to participate in this program held during Terms 2 and 3. The aim of this challenge program is to introduce students to important mathematical concepts, to develop problem solving skills.
Tournament of Minds
Tournament of Minds (TOM) is a problem solving programme for teams of students from Years 5 and 6.
Teams solve challenges from a choice of disciplines: Applied Technology, Language Literature, Maths Engineering and Social Sciences.
There are also a number of external opportunities for Holy Family students:
- Dance Classes – held in the School hall Monday – Thursday.
- Chess – takes place during Terms 2 & 3 at lunchtime.
For further information regarding any of the above opportunities, contact Holy Family school office – 9416 7200.