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Co-Curricular Opportunities

There are a variety of co-curricular activities on offer for students at St Paul's. All students are encouraged to participate in some of the co-curricular programs available. These programs develop students’ confidence, talents and sense of responsibility.

Some of the opportunities available at St Paul's include:

  • Diocesan Sports Gala Days in soccer, cricket, netball, basketball, rugby, rugby league and touch football
  • Opportunities to represent at Diocesan, MacKillop and State levels in a range of sports, including swimming, athletics and cross country – read more here
  • School Choir
  • Wakakirri Story and Dance Competition
  • Drama and Music Group
  • Sacramental Retreat Days
  • STEM Activities – including Robotics
  • Science Group
  • Audio Visual Group – including Video-Making and Stop Motion Animation
  • Public Speaking
  • Cybersmart and Digital Citizenship Programs
  • Art Competitions – including the Christmas Story Art Competition
  • Environmental Group – including caring for our school vegetable gardens and chickens. Learn more here about our school's engagement with environmental education, action, stewardship and sustainability
  • Mini Vinnies Group and further opportunities to organise and participate in social justice initiatives, social awareness, and community involvement and outreach
      

SPORT

SCHOOL SPORT
Each class from Kindergarten to Year 6 engages in a weekly session of sport. Children also participate in school based swimming, athletics and cross country carnivals in order to fill representative positions.

REPRESENTATIVE SPORT
Primary schools in the Diocese of Wollongong such as St Paul's are invited to participate in annual carnivals for swimming, cross country and athletics. These major events also serve as a selection process for Diocesan teams. Children may progress from school level to Diocesan, to MacKillop, to NSW PSSA and ultimately National level in selected sports.

Years 5 and Year 6 school children are also invited to attend trials for positions in Wollongong Diocese representative teams for summer and winter sports including: basketball, tennis, cricket, touch football, softball, football (soccer), rugby league, rugby union, hockey, netball and AFL. These trials are held annually and link to the MacKillop selection trials.