Co-Curricular & Extra-Curricular Programs
The Co and Extra-Curricular programs in Junior Schooling at Clayfield College are extensive and provide the opportunity to undertake new challenges and trial new activities ranging across sport, music, academic, art, drama and charitable activities.
The opportunities provided and the enjoyment derived from involvement in these programs enhance the educational aspect of Clayfield College. Interest, learning, enthusiasm and commitment are vital ingredients of involvement in additional activities.
Music: Piccolo Choir, Mezzo Choir, Vivo Strings, Corelli Strings, Chamber groups, individual instrumental and vocal tuition with many performance opportunities.
Sport: Clayfield College competes in the Andrews Cup, an Interschool girls sporting competition which includes swimming, athletics, netball, softball, tennis, cross country, artistic gymnastics and touch football.
Boys and girls are able to nominate for district (City District) and regional (Metropolitan North) selection in swimming, tennis, cross country, hockey, soccer, netball, touch football, softball, athletics.
All students in Years 1 to 5 are provided with the opportunity to participate in Interhouse competitions which are held each term. Additional sporting opportunities are provided through programs such as Hook into Hockey, CC Touch Club, Go Sports and Auskick. Our boys engage in interschool sporting and cultural exchanges with Brisbane Boys' College and Ipswich Junior Grammar School.
Clayfield College has formed a close association with Delta Gymnastics and Clayfield Aquatics, Clayfield Aquatics and Shaw Park Tennis.
Clubs and other activities: Students in Junior Schooling are able to participate in a variety of clubs and other activities throughout the year. These clubs and activities may include Computers, Arcade, Lego, Environmental, Knitting, Soccer and Rugby Clubs, Library Monitors and ICT Gurus.
Extra-curricular: Artbox, drama, gymnastics, tennis, swimming, instrumental music tuition and karate.
Social functions: Music night for Prep and Dance Fever for Years 1–5.
Charity Awareness: Over the last few years, Junior Schooling students and their families have assisted some charities. It is important for children to be aware of, develop empathy for, and learn ways to help those not as fortunate as themselves. Some of the charities that are supported include Genes for Jeans Day, Childhood Cancer, Red Cross, Fred Hollows Foundation etc.