Clubs at
John Colet School

Our sincere thanks to the parents and staff who give their time to manage these activities for the benefit of our students.

Before School Care 2022

Clubs at John Colet School

In association with Evolve Tennis Academy, at Wyatt Park Tennis Centre
“Red, Orange & Green Hotshots”

  • Drop off 6.45am, program starts at 7am
  • 60-minute class
  • Cereal & fruit breakfast provided
  • JCS students are delivered to John Colet School in time for school
  • $210/10 week term

Bookings 0451 977 889 or

After School Care 2022

After School Care is provided at JCS by Camp Australia and runs from 3.10pm to 6pm.  To enrol please visit

Art 2022

Some of our art teachers run extra-curricular art lessons after school, in their own studios or online. For enquiries and session times, please contact the art department.

Chess 2022

Classes are held weekly by qualified tutors from the Sydney Academy of Chess.  Lower 1st Chess will start this term during Wednesday recess.

Timetable and Costs are as follows:

Beginner Chess – Wednesday Recess 10:20 – 10:45 $50 (Lower 1st) Note:  Starts in Term 3
Infants Chess – Wednesday Lunch 12:20-12:45 $50 (Upper 1st and Second Class)
Primary Chess – Monday Afternoon 3:00-4:00 $90 (3rd Class – 6th Class)
Senior Chess  – Monday Afternoon 3:05-4:00 $90 (by invitation only)


Fencing 2022

Times:  Each Monday at lunchtime.  Children attend straight after eating lunch

Fee: Term 1 starts Mon 21st Feb – 4th April.  $149.

Children to wear sports shoes, all equipment is provided.

Contact: Mr Angelo Santangelo


French Club 2022

K – Y4: Tuesday Afternoons 3pm – 4pm – John Colet School

Suitable for all levels.
Contact Geraldine Collins at

Garden Club 2021

Garden Club is currently dormant and is waiting to sprout again in 2022.

Our co-ordinator Felicity has moved away from Sydney and we wish her well.  We are currently exploring Garden Club options.

German club

Our German language club is on Wednesdays 3.05pm – 4.45pm in Colet 1.
Please email Sabine on for inquiries or to enrol.

Individual Music Lessons 2022

Private instrumental and vocal lessons are held in the Music Centre during school hours by our highly qualified and experienced music teachers.

Fees: Please enquire direct with music teacher.

Instruments: Clarinet, Flute, Guitar, Piano, Violin, Viola.

(Please note that private music lessons during school hours are not permitted for Lower 1st students).

Instrumental lessons are a direct arrangement between Instrumental Teacher and Parent. To enquire, please email reception via and they will forward your enquiry to the appropriate music teacher.

JCS String Tuition 2022

Violin and viola lessons are held on Mondays with Rosy Johnston, commencing Monday 8th February.

The Beginner Violin Program will be held in Term 2, allowing students to try an instrument in a fun group setting at an affordable introductory rate, open to students from Upper 1st to 4th Class.

Please contact Rosy via email on

JCS Chamber Ensemble 2022

Our instrumental music ensemble will be held on Fridays at 3 – 4pm, with the first rehearsal on: Friday 18th February, 3pm-4pm.

The group is open to all instruments; strings, winds, brass, percussion, and keys, with a level of playing above 1st Grade AMEB or equivalent. Please register with Mrs Rosy Johnston via email

Latin classes 2022

2nd Class at 8.05am – 8.45am. on Tuesday (Sanskrit Room) starting 8 February 2022
3rd Class at 8.05am -8.45am on Wednesday (Sanskrit Room) starting 9 February 2022
4th Class – Tuesday  afternoon 1.50-2.30 p.m. starting 8 February 2022

5th  Class – Wednesday 2.20-3.00 p.m. in Sanskrit Room (lessons start after Swimming Carnival) 9th March 2022
If you are interested in Latin for your child, please talk to your class teacher in the first instance.

Mandarin Classes 2022

Two different organisations offer Mandarin: Headstart and Lotus:

Headstart Mandarin

Wednesday – Level 1 3:15pm – 4:45pm

Wednesday – Level 2 3:15pm – 4:45pm

Thursday – Level 2 3:15pm – 4:45pm

Thursday – Level 3 3:15pm – 4:45pm

Kindy – commencing Term 2, 2022

Non background speakers – taking enrolments now



Phone: 0430 222 116
WeChat: echo_wills


Lotus Mandarin

In Term 1, we will continue the online learning style.

  1. Wednesdays 3:45 pm—-4:45 pm (non-Chinese Background)
The first week starts on Wednesday 9th February, ends on Wednesday 6th April (9 weeks)

  1. Friday 5:00 pm—-6:30 pm (Chinese Background)

The first week starts on Friday 11th  February,ends on Friday 1st  April (8 weeks)

Lotus Mandarin Term 1 Fees: $135 for non-Chinese background class; $180 for Chinese background class

(Siblings and children of JCS school staff receive 30% discount.)


Phone: 0425 203 353

Sailing Club 2022

Every Saturday morning during Terms 1 and 4, 10am -12 noon

Open to Years 3,4,5,6
Fee: $200* per term
Venue: Middle Harbour Yacht Club

First session will be Saturday 5th February 2022

To enrol click the link below:

Shakespeare Club 2022

Shakespeare Drama Club will be commencing from Week 5 this term. Auditions will be held in Week 4. The club will be run again by Miss Emanuel, via audition for Years 5 & 6 only. Students will be required to perform a short Shakespeare Monologue (one they have already performed is fine) or a short poem from memory.

Miss Emanuel will be looking for the following criteria:

  • Strong, clear voices
  • A good expressive connection with the text
  • A committed and dedicated attitude
  • Positive code of conduct

The aim of the club is to perform at various events including; Sydney Eisteddfod and the State Shakespeare Festival and any other opportunities that are presented to us. Students must be available on a Saturday and/or Sunday for these performances on dates to be announced (usually 2-3 Sundays and/or Saturdays). The information regarding the performances will be provided closer to the event.

Sewing Club 2022

Tuesday and Wednesday lunchtimes, after lunch service, in the library. 

Open to 6th class students
Fee:  $50 to cover material costs
Contact:  Mrs Donald at

Sewing classes will start after Swimming Carnival day, however Mrs Donald will see individual students earlier to get them started on their projects.

Yoga, Stretch and Meditation for kids 2022

Thursday mornings 7.45 – 8.15am

First lesson is on 3 February
MacLaren Hall.

All ages are welcome.
All mats and props will be provided.

Class size is limited to 12 children.
Term 1 costs: $135 per child. Sibling discounts available.  FREE trial for new students.

Please contact Heidi on