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Clubs at John Colet School

There are many extracurricular clubs and activities at John Colet School.  This page gives details on many of them, and is updated each term.  Our sincere thanks to the parents and staff who give their time to manage these activities for the benefit of our students. Updates on our club activities get posted on our blog site each week.  You can read the clubs blog here

Chess 2017.  Chess begins Week 2 of Term 1
Monday: Primary chess: 3.00 – 4.00pm, Cost $85 per term, Venue: Chisholm 4
Wednesday: Lower First: 10.25-10.50am, Cost $45 per term,  Venue: Top House
Wednesday: Infants Chess: 12.25 – 12.50pm, Cost $45 per term, Venue: Chisholm 2
Friday: Primary Advanced, by invitation only: 7.20 – 8.20am, Cost $95 per term, Venue: Shakespeare 3
Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Ensemble, Instrumental
Conductor Ms Rosy Davidson
Weekly Rehearsals are on Fridays at 3.15pm - 4.15pm
This classical instrumental ensemble is open to all string players - violin, viola, cello, double bass, as well as wind instruments: flute, trumpet, clarinet, and bassoon.  Open to all ability levels, from beginners of 6 months' tuition, up to 6 years! The music is modified to suit the ability of each player within the group, so everyone can take part.  The Ensemble is currently rehearsing, but applications of interest may still be sent to Rosy Davidson via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Fencing 2017
Monday lunchtimes, open to Upper First students and older
Fee: $149 per term
All equipment provided. Students to wear sports shoes.
Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

French 2017
French language club starts in Term 2
Friday 3.15pm - 4.15pm
Fee: $12 per hour, paid by the term.
Venue: Library
Tutor: Mme Galiane Marterer

Garden Club  - starting Friday 10th February 2017
Fridays 3.00pm – 4.15pm
Fee: $13 per child per class ($10 for sibling)
Venue: JCS garden area
email Glen and/or Heather at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Instrumental music lessons 2017
Piano, viola, violin, cello and flute, Ensemble membership and Concert performances
Lessons during school hours at JCS music centre
Fees: $40 per half hour
Contact: Music Coordinator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Latin classes 2017 
2nd class: Tuesday morning 8.05 – 8.45am, MacLaren Hall
3rd class:  Wednesday morning 8.05 - 8.45am MacLaren Hall
4th class: Tuesday morning 8.05 – 8.45am, Support and Enrichment Centre.  Classes begin Week 2 
5th class: Wednesday morning 8.05 – 8.45am in Support and Enrichment Centre.  Classes begin Week 2
6th classes: Children who have completed the Spelling syllabus learn Latin three times per week during school teaching hours.  (correct)
Upper First class: begins Term 3, Wednesday, 8.05 – 8.45am,  This class still to be selected.
Contact:  If you are interested in Latin for your child, please talk to your class teacher in the first instance.

Mandarin Classes 2017
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 JCS staff receive 30% discount ($126).
Contact Mrs. Jing Gandy
Lotus Chinese Community Language School
M: 0425203353
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Robotics (STEM)

TBA (not currently on because of building program)

Sailing Club 2017
Every Saturday morning during Terms 1 and 4, 8.30am - 11am
Open to Years 3,4,5,6
Fee: $140 per term
Venue: Balmoral Beach

Sewing Club 2017
Wednesday lunchtimes, after lunch service. 
Open to 6th class students
Fee:  $20 to cover material costs
Contact:  Mrs Donald

Singing and Performance tuition
With Tashinka.  Classes held on Mondays at John Colet School. $40 per 30 minute lesson.
Please contact Tashinka by emailing our music coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Young Yogis Yoga Club 2017Open to primary aged students
When:Every Wednesday (term time) starting from 3 February
Location:Top House
Cost:$80 per term
Time:3.15pm- 4pm
Equipment: Mats and all equipment provided 
Contact:  Pia at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.