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 2023
In association with Evolve Tennis Academy, at Wyatt Park Tennis Centre
“Red, Orange & Green Hotshots”
· Drop off 6.50am, program starts at 7am
· 60-minute class
· Cereal & fruit breakfast provided
· JCS students are delivered to John Colet School in time for school
· $240/10 week term
Bookings 0451 977 889 or click below
After School Care 2023
Classes are held weekly by qualified tutors from the Sydney Academy of Chess. Lower 1st Chess will start in the second half of the year.
Timetable is as follows:
Beginner Chess – Wednesday Recess 10:30 – 11:00 (Lower 1st) Note: Starts in Term 3
Infants Chess – Wednesday Lunch 12:20-12:50 (Upper 1st and Second Class)
Primary Chess – Monday Afternoon 3:00-4:00 (3rd Class – 6th Class)
Senior Chess – Monday Afternoon 3:00-4:00 (by invitation only)
The Course is aimed at all ages from Upper 1st and older.
Beginners or more advanced Fencers are welcome.
All aspects of the sport will be taught including all safety points, grip, stance positions, attack and defensive moves.
The benefits from Fencing are to improve reflex coordination, quick thinking and concentration. Fencing is a very enjoyable, safe and tactical sport.
VENUE: JOHN COLET SCHOOL
Term 1: Commencing Thursday, 2.2.23
Last lesson: Monday, 3.4.23
At lunch times. children attend straight after their lunch.
Clothing to be provided: Sneakers / Sand shoes, cotton gloves.
Other equipment will be provided.
Cost for Term 1 (2023): $160.00
Contact: Mr Angelo Santangelo
Garden Club 2023
Garden Club is currently dormant and is waiting to sprout again in 2023.
Our co-ordinator Felicity has moved away from Sydney and we wish her well. We are currently exploring Garden Club options.
German Club 2023
German classes will be held every Monday for year 3 and 4 and every Thursday for year 5 and 6 both from 7:15 – 8:00 am.
The German Club classes offer an opportunity for children to learn basic German language. In the classes the children are exposed to listening, reading, comprehending and speaking in German.
The children learn the alphabet, numbers, colours, greetings, farewells, introductions, days of the week and more. During the lessons the children are playing games, listening to songs, watching little German YouTube videos, completing worksheets, crosswords or word-searches to get immersed in the German language.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at
Individual Music Lessons 2023
Private instrumental lessons are offered to students from U1st – 6th classes. These are held in the Music Centre during school hours by our highly qualified and experienced music teachers.
Instruments: Piano, Violin, Flute, Guitar.
Please register interest via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
JCS String Tuition 2023
JCS Chamber Ensemble 2023
Our instrumental music ensemble will be held on Mondays 7.45 – 8.30am, with the first rehearsal on: Monday 6th January
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 interest via email: email@example.com
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
Contact: 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:
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
In Term 1, we will continue the online learning style.
- Wednesdays 3:45 pm—-4:45 pm (non-Chinese Background)
- 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 2023
Shakespeare Drama Club will be commencing from Week 5 this term. Auditions will be held in Week 3. The club will be run by Ms Claire Lilla, 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.
Ms Lilla will be looking for the following criteria:
- Clear diction and strong vocal projection
- Emotive expression of textual content via facial expression, gesture and intonation
- Dedication to excellence in the dramatic arts
- Positive behavioural conduct
The aim of the club is to perform at various events including: Sydney Eisteddfod; the State Shakespeare Festival; School Open Day. Students must be available on a Saturday and/or Sunday for these performances on the dates to be announced (usually 2-3 Sundays and/or Saturdays).
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Thursday mornings 7.45 – 8.15am
First lesson TBC as our yoga teacher is on leave for the first part of Term 1
All ages are welcome.
All mats and props will be provided.
Class size is limited to 12 children.
Term 1 costs: $135 per child TBC. Sibling discounts available. FREE trial for new students.
Please contact Heidi on email@example.com