Sporting & Curricular Programs

Students at St Agatha's benefit from involvement in the many Extra Curricular Activities through physical, soical and emotional development. We encourage all children to make the most of their time at school and to become actively involved in their community.

Here are some examples of activities on offer that foster a holistic approach to education at St Agatha's Clayfield.

Choir

Students in years 3 to 6 may join the choir team.  They rehearse weekly on a variety of songs.​​ They learn about pacing, harmony, breathing and pitch and put these skills into practice as they sing at school events and competitions.


Musical Theatre

The Musical Theatre lessons consist of singing, dancing and acting in a fun and creative environment.  These one hour lessons will take place weekly, before and after school.

Prep - Year 2       Friday Mornings 7.30am

Year 3 - Year 6    Friday Afternoons 3pm

To enrol click on the attached linkMusical Theatre Flyer.pdf

 

Speech and Drama

The Speech and Drama lessons you will gain:-

  • Further development of creative and analytical thought, as well as the use of physical expression that evolves through Drama
  • Means of increasing a child's self-confidence, in and out of the classroom.  It is our main to promote self-assurance that will continue to grow throughout their schooling
  • Enhanced involvement in group dynamics and social interaction between children
  • Practical activities to enhance confidence, reading skills, performance techniques and public speaking 

Students will be given the opportunity to enter and prepare for the Brisbane Eisteddfod, and Enoggera Eisteddfod and the senior students may wish to complete AMEB exams.

These one hour lessons will take place on a Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

To enrol click on the attached link Speech & Drama.pdf

 

Strings

All students will learn the rudiments of music by developing their ability to read music (theory) as well as practical skills required to play an instrument.  As their skills develop, students will have the opportunity to sit for music exams with the Australian Music Examination Board AMEB.

Classes are held for 30minutes and are available on Monday and Friday before school from 

(7.30am - 8.30am) and after school (3.00pm to 4.30pm)

To enrol click on the attached link Strings Flyer.pdf

 

Music Instrumental

Our school has a strong commitment to music, private tuition for various musical Instruments and to the development of a School Band. Parents are encouraged to consider providing their children with the opportunity of learning to play a musical instrument. The school also provides opportunities for children to join the junior and senior choirs.

Students will need to purchase their own instruments.

Piano and wind students will be offered the opportunity to take part in the Australian Music Examinations Board exams which take place at St Agatha's mid year.

The lessons will be held for 30minutes on a Monday afternoon, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday morning.

To enrol click on the attached link Music Enrolment Form.pdf

 

Dance Cart

Dance Cart offers comprehensive programs that not only engages students in fun physical activity but also assesses them according to the Dance strand of the Australian Curriculum from Prep to Year 6 Arts Syllabus.
 
 
Leadership Program
Our students in Year 6 make a valuable contribution in being leaders of our school community through school tours, co-ordinating Assembly and being buddies to our Preps.  Promoting a Leadership program for students in Year 6 focuses on developing our students’ with leadership skills through formal leadership training and practical leadership experiences.

 

Sports Training

In the lead up to Swimming, Athletics & Cross Country carnivals ​students are given opportunities to prepare for school, zone, city district and metropolitan based carnivals.


 

​​Tennis

Fancutts Tennis Centre offer private tennis coaching at St Agatha's Clayfield on a Monday, Tuesday or Thursday afternoon from 3pm to 3.45pm. Private or small group lessons can also be arranged on a Friday afternoon from 3.45pm.

 


NAB AFL AUSKICK

Auskick is a program we offer our students from Prep to Year 6 in Term 2. This is great for kids to build fundamental motor skills and learn what it means to play as part of a team.


Structured Play - Lunchtimes

Positive Behaviour 4 Learning PB4L

Structured Play is a social emotional support program offered to children requiring support.  Some children use it as a sensory break from the busy lunch time playground. Here at St Agatha's were offer the students a following of options.

Prep

Lego Club

B-Bot Buddies

Art Cart

Zumba Club

Kahoot

Year 1

Lego Club

B-Bot Buddies

Art Cart

Zumba Club

Kahoot

Year 2

Structured Play

Art Cart

Kahoot

Year 3

Structured Play

Art Cart

Kahoot

Year 4

Robotics

Minecraft

Structured Play

Art Cart

Year 5

Crochet Club

Art Cart

Drumline

Structured Play

Year 6

Crochet Club

Art Cart

Drumline

Structured Play