Q Co-Curricular Overview

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Queenwood’s co-curricular program caters to diverse talents and interests and gives all girls the opportunity to shine outside the classroom.

Participation in organised sports is compulsory and a variety of sporting options are available to girls, including hockey, rowing, soccer, athletics, netball, swimming and water polo. Debating is a popular choice, and regular concerts and exhibitions are held to showcase girls’ work in Drama, Art and Music.

Our extensive community engagement program, with its emphasis on service, contributes to personal development. Activities include active volunteering to promote social justice locally, nationally and internationally.

JUNIOR SCHOOL

Queenwood’s co-curricular program reflects core Queenwood values, stretching personal horizons and helping develop leadership and teamwork skills.

There is a wide variety of activities that students are offered. Extra-curricular activities include music, gymnastics, equestrian, double-dutch skipping, tennis, swimming, athletics, debating and a community outreach program.

Co-curricular activities are extensions of the curriculum and include computing, language, art and a range of music ensembles. New students receive applications for extra-curricular activities during the enrolment process.

Enquiries may be directed to Reception at Junior School.

SENIOR SCHOOL

Senior students at Queenwood participate in diverse co-curricular activities that promote well being, develop new skills and allow students to discover and extend talents.

There are multiple sports on offer in each School term and most students are involved in at least one during the course of the year.

Extensive opportunities in Performing Arts are also a feature of life at Queenwood. 
Co-Curricular activities in the Senior School include:

Sport

  • Inter-school competitions conducted through the IGSSA (Independent Girls’ Schools Sporting Association)Local competitions in sports such as Touch Football and Indoor HockeyInter-house Competitions
  • Fitness activities including training from a personal trainer
  • Specialised activities such as Swim Squad and Run Club
  • Opportunities to participate in community events

Music

  • Orchestra
  • Ensembles
  • Choir
  • Drama (Years 7 to 8)
  • School Production (Years 7 to 12)

Drama

  • Drama (Years 7 to 8)
  • School Production (Years 7 to 12)

Debating and Public Speaking

  • Debating
  • Mock Trial (Years 10 to 11)
  • Speechcraft

Activities and Clubs

  • Social Justice
  • Community Service
  • Chronicle – Queenwood student publication
  • Vox – student Languages publication
  • Christians at our School (CAOS)
  • Environment
  • Languages

Outdoor Education

  • Duke of Edinburgh
  • School Camp (Years 7-11)
  • Learning Unlimited (Years 7-9)

Leadership

  • Peer Support (Year 10)
  • Peer Tutoring (Years 10 to 11)
  • Student Representative Council (Years 7 to 11)
  • Year 10 Leadership Program
  • Prefects (Year 12)
  • House Captains
  • Sports Captains

Enrichment

  • Tournament of Minds
  • Robo Cup
  • Problem-solving Days
  • Inter-school competitions
  • Balmoral Lectures

Overseas trips

  • Cambodia – as part of the Cambodian Schools’ Project (Year 10)
  • Language Exchanges (Years 10 to 11)
  • Oxford Summer School (Years 10 to 11)
  • Language and History trips

Important notice

Please read the following two attachments with regards to co-curricular activities:

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