Extra-curricular activities play a vital part in student learning and at St Patrick's we actively encourage our students to experience a wide range of activities with a view to developing their talents and abilities.
The diverse array of activities on offer is:
- Mini – Vinies Team
- Athletics, Swimming and Cross Country carnivals
- Book Week celebrations
- St Patrick’s Day celebration
- NSW University competitions
- Mathematics Olympiad
- ‘Voice of Youth’ public speaking competition
- sport gala days
- football and cricket clinics
- curriculum-based excursions
- Kindergarten and Stage 3 buddy program
- Kids on Keyboard program
- Kitchen Garden Program
- Creative Arts Performance
- school choir
- drama club
At St Patrick’s a range of opportunities enables students to develop leadership skills.
Year 6 students can become student leaders in a number of areas including School Captains, Mission Leaders, Media Leaders and Sport Leaders. Their duties include organising school assemblies, playground activities and school fundraising activities that support a variety of causes including Project Compassion, Catholic Mission and the St Vincent de Paul Society.
Sport and PE
Physical Education plays an important part and we actively encourage healthy minds and healthy living.
In Term 1 students in Years 3 to 6 participate in a school-based Gymnastics Program with specialist teachers.
Students in Kindergarten to Year 4 take part in an intensive swimming program. We have enjoyed success in many of our representative sports including soccer, netball, swimming and athletics.