Clubs at
John Colet School

We are currently updating information about extracurricular clubs and activities at John Colet School for Term 1 2020. (Updated information has 2020 beside each club heading)

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 2020

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 0448 906 378 or

After School Care 2020

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

Art 2020

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 2020

Monday 3:05-4pm – Primary Chess – $90 per term
Monday 3:05 – 4pm – Senior Chess (by invitation only) – $100 per term
Wednesday 12:20 – 12:45pm – Infants Chess (1st and 2nd Class only) – $50 per term

Lower 1st Chess begins in Term 3


Fencing 2020

Monday lunchtimes, open to Upper First students and older

First session Monday 10 February
Fee: $167.50 per term
All equipment provided. Students to wear sports shoes.

French Club 2020

Tuesday Mornings 7.15am – 8.05am at John Colet School
Program designed for children 5.5 – 9 years old.
Contact Geraldine Collins at

Garden Club 2019

Fridays 3.10pm – 4.15pm
Fee: $10 per child per session billed at beginning of each term as confirmation of enrolment
Venue: JCS garden area
email Glen at

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 2020

Private Instrumental and Vocal lessons are held in the Music Centre during school hours by highly qualified and experienced musicians.
Fees: $43 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 to the appropriate music teacher.

JCS String Tuition 2020

Rosy Johnston will be returning to JCS this term, teaching private violin and viola lessons commencing Monday 3rd February.

Lessons will be held Mondays during school hours. Please contact via email to Reception on or directly to

JCS Chamber Ensemble 2020 (updated as at 31 Jan)

Our instrumental music ensemble will be on Friday at 3.05 – 4pm, with the first rehearsal on:
Friday 7th 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. To join please register with Rosy Johnston via email

Latin classes 2020

2nd Class at 8.05am – 8.45am. on Tuesdays (Library) starting 4 February
3rd Class at 8.05am -8.45am on Wednesday (Library) starting 5 February
4th & 5th Class Latin – Wed Afternoon 2:20pm – 3:05pm in 5K classroom (lessons start after Swimming Carnival day)

If you are interested in Latin for your child, please talk to your class teacher in the first instance.

Mandarin Classes 2020

Term 1 starts Wed 5 Feb, ends Wednesday 1 April (9 weeks)
Term 2 starts Wed 29 April, ends Wednesday 24 June (9 weeks)
Level 1 Class: Wednesday 3:00 pm– 5:00 pm (for beginners and learners for less than 1 year)
Level 2 Class: Wednesday 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm (for Chinese background students and two years’ plus Mandarin learners)

Classroom Location for Level 2 Mandarin Classes:
Term 1 Chisolm 4, Term 2 Chisolm 3, Term 3 Colet 1, Term 4 Shakespeare 3
 Total of $500 for Terms 1 and 2
Lotus Mandarin provides all learning materials for students.
Siblings and children of John Colet School permanent staff receive 30% discount.
Contact Mrs. Jing Gandy
Lotus Chinese Community Language School
M: 0425203353

Sailing Club 2020

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

Contact for any enquiries.

Shakespeare Club 2020

(by audition for 5th and 6th Class students)
Wednesday mornings from 7:30am-8:15am in the Music Room from Week 3, Term 1

Shakespeare club will then finish in approximately  Week 3 or 4 of Term 3
COST: $45 per student

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 2020

Wednesday lunchtimes, after lunch service, in the library. 

Open to 6th class students
Fee:  $40 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 2020

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 will run from 6th Feb – 9th April

Cost: $99 per child
Please contact Heidi on