Chess & Clubs

Garden Club has extra space now

Our new Garden Club area was developed over the holidays.  Garden Club coordinator Glen Miller says the plan is for the children to grow herbs and some vegetables for use in our kitchen. …

Clubs information for Term 1

Here is the updated information so far about extracurricular clubs and activities at John Colet School for Term 1 2018. Chess 2018. Chess begins Week 2 of Term 1Monday 3:05-4pm Primary Chess – $85 per termMonday 3:05 4pm Senior Chess (by invitation only) – $95 per termWednesday 12:25 12:50pm Infants Chess (1st and 2nd Class only) – $45 per termLower First Chess will commence in Term 3.Contact: chess@johncolet.nsw.edu.au JC Instrumental Ensemble 2018 Conductor Ms Rosy DavidsonRehearsals: Friday mornings 7.30 – 8.25am in the Music CentreThis ensemble is open to all wind, string and percussion players. A level of AMEB 1st Grade (or equivalent) is recommended to join the group. The group learns and performs a variety of classical and …

Chess – brief wrap up from Mona Vale Comp

Our A team (Thomas, Hayden and Aiden) came 5th at Mona Vale comp this week, and our B team (Kai, Eshaan and Saurav) came 3rd.  Also, the D team did exceptionally well coming in 8th with Siddhartha, Samuel and Dominic in the team. For the individuals, Hayden came 3rd with 7.8/8 points and Kai came first with a perfect score of 8/8.We brought a trophy back and the B team has been invited to the Finals later this year. …

Latin Lessons in Term 4

Tuesday Morning Latin Year 2 and Year 4: There will be no Latin on Tuesday 19th September due the Sports Carnival. Tuesday morning classes for both Year 2 and Year 4, will resume in Week 2 Term 4 on the 17th October. Jasmine Crewe and Judith Donald …

Mandarin classes at John Colet enrolling now for Term 4

Term 4 starts 10th October, ends 29th November 2017 (8 weeks)Tuesday class: 3:15 pm 4:30 pm (for students who speak Mandarin at home)Wednesdays class 3:15 pm 4:30 pm (for non-Chinese background students)Classroom Location:Tuesday class: Shakespeare 3 (upstairs)                      Wednesday class: Shakespeare Room 2 Fees: $180 for the term. Siblings and children of John Colet School staff receive 30% discount ($126).Students who are new to our Mandarin class can try a lesson free of charge. About Lotus Mandarin program:Lotus Mandarin (Lotus Chinese Community Language School Inc. IBN ID: 659) is one of approved community language schools through NSW Department of Education’s CLSP Program.  Lotus Mandarin program is delivered in an interactive and fun way, engaging our students with topics and themes that …

Chess win

Congratulations and well done to Eshaan H, Thomas J, Kai C, Ramakrishna B and Leo P who represented John Colet School and came First overall in the Semifinals of the interschool chess tournament at Baulkham Hills North Public School. Kai also came 6th overall. Unfortunately they can not attend the finals as they will be on camp. …