Extra Curricular Activities

​​​​At Our Lady of the Rosary School students are able to access a number of extra curricular activities which operate during the school day, at  lunch times and before and after school times. 

Sport

 Inter-school Sport

As part of the curriculum, students in Years 5 & 6 are involved in inter-school sporting competitions with schools in the district. The students are bused to the various venues during school hours. Netball, basketball, Flagtag and Futsal are some of the sporting activities.
 

A Variety of Afternoon Spor​ting Opportunities are available

During the year, different sports are run by independent companies on the school premises. Students can choose from sports such as soccer, basketball, footsal, cricket, netball and swimming.
Tennis lessons are available at the OLR tennis courts, with classes held before and after school and during break times.  Special Prep tennis classes are run straight after school, with the tennis staff collecting the students from their classrooms.

 

Performing Arts Programs

Music

PianoGuitar, singing and strings lessons are run by external instrumental teachers, who come into the school to run classes. We also have a school band, with lessons in may different musical instruments.

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 Speech and Drama 

The programs are tailored to suit the needs of the students and run by an external teacher.  Classes are run during the day, fitting in with class activities, after school or on Saturdays.
Speech and drama classes utilise a range of acting techniques, mime, improvisation, voice production, oral presentation skills and develops​ self confidence, self- esteem and self- expression.  
 

Chess

 Afternoon chess classes are available for students in Prep upwards. The weekly classes enhance reading, memory, language and mathematical abilities.  They foster critical, creative, and original thinking and strengthen problem solving skills.
 

Martial Arts

Martial Arts and Taekwondo classes run weekly after school and early evenings.  Classes are more that self-defence, with students developing skills in concentration and focus, with an awareness about bullying and stranger danger.

School Based Activities
Running Club and Athletics Club (seasonal) and Choirs - junior and senior. These activities are run by Specialist Staff.

Contact List of Companies running the various activities at OLR

Students at OLR have the choice of a variety of different sports and musical lessons run outside of school hours at the school.  These activities are conducted by outside companies.

The choice of sports varies, depending on the season.

Chess Club -  http://www.leapstosuccess.com/

Speech & Drama​ - Lynn Martin's Speech and Drama Studio - Tel 3371 0497 / immartin22019@gmail.com​

School Band and instrumental Lessons - Symphony Music -https://www.symphonymusic.com.au/

Guitar / Singing / Ukulele  / Drums / strings and more - https://www.symphonymusic.com.au/

Piano Tuition - Emma Hadfield - emmanhadfield@gmail.com

Swimming Squad/Learn to swim classes (open to public) - http://www.masterstrokeswimming.com.au/index.php/classes

(normal school swimming lessons are run during PE classes by the School HPE Teacher within school hours in Term 1 & 4)

Martial Arts - Martial Arts QLD - https://martialartsqueensland.com/

Theatre Group - Pure Imagination Theatre Productions - pureimaginationtp@hotmail.com

Grasshopper Soccer - www.grasshoppersoccer.com.au​​

Basketball with OLR teacher, Mike Ayanbadejo​ - facebook #belivebasketball

Futsal - Kenmore, West End & Oxley Futsal Clubs - australianfutsal.com

AFL Auskick - afl.com.au

Tennis - Horizon Tennis - www.horizontennis.net​

Football and Futsal - Foot Stars Academy - natalia.footstarsacademy@outlook.com

Cheer Leading & Dance - FAD Cheer & Dance - https://fadstudio.com.au/