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 2021

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 2021

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

Art 2021

One of our art teachers runs extra-curricular art lessons after school, in her own studio. For enquiries and session times, please contact the art department.

Chess 2021

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 3:05-4:00 $90 (3rd Class – 6th Class)
Senior Chess  – Monday Afternoon 3:05-4:00 $90 (by invitation only)


Fencing 2021

Monday lunchtimes, open to Upper First students and older

Fee: $170 per term
All equipment provided. Students to wear sports shoes.

French Club 2021

K – Y2: Tuesday Afternoons 3pm – 4pm

Y3 – Y6: Tuesday  Mornings 7.15am – 8.05am at 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 2021.

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

German club 2020

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 2021

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

Fees: $44 per half hour.

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 2021

Violin and viola lessons are held on Fridays with Rosy Johnston, commencing Friday 5th 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 2021

Our instrumental music ensemble will be held on Fridays at 3.05 – 4pm, with the first rehearsal on: Friday 5th February, at 3.05pm-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 2021

2nd Class at 8.05am – 8.45am. on Wednesday (Library) starting 3 February
3rd Class at 8.05am -8.45am on Tuesday (Library) starting 2 February
4th Class Latin – Wed Afternoon 2:20pm – 3:05pm in Library (lessons start after Swimming Carnival day)

5th  Class Latin 1.50pm – 2.30 Tuesday
If you are interested in Latin for your child, please talk to your class teacher in the first instance.


Mandarin Classes 2021

Headstart Mandarin

Wednesday – Library (Level 1)3:15pm – 4:45pm
Thursday – Library (Level 2)3:15pm – 4:45pm
Thursday – Sanskrit Classroom (Level 3) 
3:15pm – 4:45pm



Phone: 0430 222 116
WeChat: echo_wills
Facebook: Headstart Mandarin


Lotus Mandarin

Level 1 class: Wednesdays 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm (for non-Chinese Background beginners)
Level 2 class: Wednesdays 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm (for Chinese background students)

Term 1 First week starts on Wednesday 3rd Feb. ends on Wednesday 31st March 2021 (9 weeks)
Term 2 First week starts on Wednesday 21st Apr. ends on Wednesday 16th June 2021 (9 weeks)


Phone: 0425 203 353

Sailing Club 2021

Every Saturday morning during Terms 1 and 4, 8.30am – 11am

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

Contact for any enquiries.

Shakespeare Club 2021

We are not able to confirm yet if we will be able to hold Shakespeare Club this year given current Covid restrictions.


The aim of the club is to perform at various events including the Northern Beaches Eisteddfod as well as any other opportunities that are presented to us. Students must be available on a Saturday and/or Sunday for these performances. The information regarding the performances will be provided closer to the event with plenty of notice.


Sewing Club 2021

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 2021

Thursday mornings 7.45 – 8.15am
MacLaren Hall.

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

Class size is limited to 12 children.
Term 1 costs: $108 per child for a 9 week term

Please contact Heidi on