Extra Curricula

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.

Recorder Ensemble

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.

Maths Olympiad

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:

For further information regarding any of the above opportunities, contact Holy Family school office – 9416 7200.