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Clubs information for Term 1

Here is the updated information so far about extracurricular clubs and activities at John Colet School for Term 1 2018.

Chess 2018. Chess begins Week 2 of Term 1
Monday 3:05-4pm Primary Chess – $85 per term
Monday 3:05 4pm Senior Chess (by invitation only) – $95 per term
Wednesday 12:25 12:50pm Infants Chess (1st and 2nd Class only) – $45 per term
Lower First Chess will commence in Term 3.

JC Instrumental Ensemble 2018
Conductor Ms Rosy Davidson
Rehearsals: Friday mornings 7.30 – 8.25am in the Music Centre
This ensemble is open to all wind, string and percussion players. A level of AMEB 1st Grade (or equivalent) is recommended to join the group. The group learns and performs a variety of classical and contemporary repertoire in a fun social setting. Performances are held once or twice each term at school events and concerts.
To apply, please send an email with your child’s details to:

Beginner Violin Ensemble 2018
Conductor Ms Rosy Davidson
Rehearsals: Monday mornings 7.45 – 8.25am in the Music Centre
This new program has been created for students in Upper 1st and above who want to try the violin or viola in a fun group setting.
It is an inexpensive way of trialling an instrument that runs for just Term 1 – Term 2.
(A limited number of violins are available for free during the program period, or instruments can be hired from Sydney String Centre).
To join this exciting new program, please email:

Fencing 2018
Monday lunchtimes, open to Upper First students and older
Fee: $167.50 per term
All equipment provided. Students to wear sports shoes.

French 2018 – Lessons start in Week 3.
Monday Mornings: 7.30am 8.15
Venue: MacLaren Hall
All Grade levels are welcome.
Tutor: Mme Galiane Marterer

Garden Club – starting Friday 9th Feb 2018
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

Individual Music Lessons 2018
Private Instrumental and Vocal lessons are held in the Music Centre during school hours by highly qualified and experienced musicians.
Fees: $40 per half hour.
Lessons are currently available in these instruments: Flute, Guitar, Piano, Voice, Violin, Viola, Cello
Please contact the music coordinator Glen Miller on
Or email

Latin classes 2018
These classes will begin in Week 2 of Term 1.
2nd Class at 8.05 a.m. on Wednesdays (MacLaren Hall)
3rd Class at 8.05 a.m. on Tuesdays (Library)
4th class: Tuesday lunch 1 1:30 in 4T
5th and 6th Class: Senior Latin Friday morning 8:10-8:40 in the Library

Mandarin Classes 2018
Mandarin Classes 2018 term 1 start 5th Feb. (9weeks)
Tuesday class: 3:10pm 5:00pm (for students who speak Mandarin at home)
Wednesdays class 3:10pm 5:00pm (for non-Chinese background students)
Classroom Location:
Tuesday class: Shakespeare 3 (upstairs)
Wednesday class: Shakespeare Room 2
Fees: $250 for the term. Siblings and children of JCS staff receive 30% discount.
Contact Mrs. Jing Gandy
Lotus Chinese Community Language School
M: 0425203353

Sailing Club 2018
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 2018
Wednesday lunchtimes, after lunch service.
Open to 6th class students
Fee: $30 to cover material costs
Contact: Mrs Donald