EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

ART CLUBS

Junior Art Club (PP – Year 2)
Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 3.15pm in the Year 1/2 wet area
For details please email artclubjunior@gmail.com

Senior Art Club (Years 3-6)
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3.05pm in the Year 3 wet area
Details and registration information will be posted in the newsletter

CHESS CLUB

The WCPS Chess Club is run by a professional Chess Coach and is co-ordinated by our P&F. Chess Club runs on Thursdays 3.15pm – 4.00pm. Participant have the opportunity to compete against their fellow WCPS students as well as take part in inter-school competitions.
If you would like to register, or have any queries, please email pandf@wcps.wa.edu.au

CHOIR

Children in Years 3-6 are invited to audition for the school choir. The Choir offers a range of performance opportunities throughout the year, both at school and at community events including school events, liturgical celebrations, the Catholic Schools Performing Arts Festival and One Big Voice Festival. Auditions for the choir will be announced by the Music Specialist via the weekly newsletter.

 

DANCE – Boys Dance

WCPS Boys Dance, a non-audition and no prior experience required program for boys from Years Four to Six, has grown from 50 students, at its inception in 2016, to today catering for 100 enthused and energised dancers. Designed to appeal to, and provide for a diverse range of abilities, the program has truly been amazing, beyond belief, in engaging and encouraging boys to participate more fully in the Arts, through Dance. This hip-hop and break-dancing program provides the dancers with opportunities for further development in collaboration, teamwork, skill enhancement, body awareness, strength, interpersonal and communicative skills, as well as a growth in confidence. The boys have learned to develop and interpret choreography, perform various works, reflect on dance and experiment with various popular dance styles. The Boys Dance group have won awards over the years such as “Community Friendship” and “Most Entertaining Performance” competing alongside Primary and Secondary School performances at the Meraki Festival 2018 and 2019. For more information please email Candice.Dadamo@cewa.edu.au

DANCE – Christian Dance

The Christian Dance Program is a smaller group which requires an audition of students from Year 4- Year 6 who currently have dance experience in classes outside of school. This program follows the style of ballet, contemporary and lyrical. The Christian Dance group have won awards such as the overall “Primary Christian Dance Award” for the Catholic Performing Arts Festival. For more information please email Candice.Dadamo@cewa.edu.au

 

DANCE – Specialist Dance 

Specialist Dance is a non-audition and no prior experience required program for students in Year 5- Year 6 who wish to immerse themselves in classes of a Jazz Dance style. The Specialist Dance program is for any student wanting to experience extra dance rehearsals and performances on a professional stage with a live audience. With a variety of students with no dance experience to experienced within the group. The Specialist Dance group have won awards over the years such as “Most Entertaining Performance” and “Best Choreography” competing alongside Primary and Secondary School performances at the Meraki Festival 2018 and 2019. For more information please email Candice.Dadamo@cewa.edu.au

INSTRUMENTAL LESSONS (Private)

Students may enrol into our Instrumental Program and learn a musical instrument from one of our visiting instrumental teachers. We offer private lessons on a variety of instruments after school hours through an external provider located at our school. For more information, please contact Keyed Up Music on 1300 366 243 or email enquiry@keyedupmusic.com.au

 

KIDS OF MERCY

Whitford Catholic Primary School students have the opportunity to engage in our community outreach through the Kids of Mercy. Students in Years 1 – 6 may enrol to attend Mercyville Aged Care on a Friday at lunchtime. The visits are brief, only 20 minutes, but they bring a lot of joy to the Sisters and ladies at Mercyville. Children should expect to be rostered on at least 3 times per year and rosters are published in School Stream with a note sent home. On the Friday that students attend, they would need to meet promptly in front of the office when the second lunch bell sounds. We then proceed to Mercyville and meet with the ladies in their common room for a chat, show and tell or a music performance. For more information, visit the Kids of Mercy category on School Stream.

RUNNING CLUB

Running Club is hosted by our Physical Education Specialist and takes place on Wednesdays at 8.00am, before school, on the school oval. Information on Running Club is published in the weekly newsletter and also on the School Stream ‘Running Club’ category.

 

SOCCER SCHOOL

Nick Corrigan Soccer School teaches your child to learn soccer in a non-competitive environment. Lessons take place on the school oval on Monday afternoons. For more information please visit www.ncsoccerschools.com.au

TENNIS LESSONS

Hot-Shots Tennis lessons at Whitford Catholic Primary School are held Tuesdays 7.35-8.20am on the courts at the rear of the school. Details and online registration at instyletennis.com.au or call 0433 777 195

YOUNG ENGINEERS (Lego)

Bricks Challenge (6-9 year olds) – Tuesdays 3.05pm – 4.20pm
This STEM focussed program helps children explore the scientific world by building custom motorised models

Robo Bricks (Year 4-6 students) – Wednesdays 3.05pm – 4.35pm
Young engineers develop their algorithmic thinking and program implementation using LEGO WEDO 2.0 graphic programming
For information or registration visit www.gmperth.young-engineers.com.au or call 0425 427 811

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