Extra Curricular

Other programs offered at OLOR

LANGUAGES

Chinese Mandarin lessons

Conversational Italian Lessons

 

ACADEMIC OPPORTUNITIES

Maths Olympiad

Gateways Enrichment Days – hosted by OLOR in 2018 – in Science, Mathematics, Literature, Creative Problem-Solving

Gateways Art

Cluster Debating

Diocesan Public Speaking Competition

UNSW ICAS Tests – English, Mathematics, Science, Digital Technologies, Writing, Spelling

Premier’s Reading Challenge

 

CREATIVE ARTS OPPORTUNITIES

Specialist Art Teacher

Gateways Art Enrichment

Instrumental Program

Junior Band

Senior Band

Teaching Services runs a Band program throughout our school for students in Year 3-6 offering tuition for flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet and trombone.  After 11am each Thursday morning band students receive a small group lesson.

For more information about our school band and to keep up to date with upcoming performances and events, please visit Teaching Services Australia website.

Teaching Services Australia

Our bands take the opportunity to perform for parents with performance evenings throughout the year. Each year the band performs special school events such as Open Day, Mothers’ Day, Fathers’ Day, Grandparents’ Day and for the elderly at McQuion Park Nursing Home.

Choir

Students from Year 3 to 6 are invited to be part of the School Choir which is co-ordinated by Sister Katherine.  Frequently numbering about 70 our choir students perform at all our special occasions and concerts and masses.

Additionally students in Year 5 and 6 are invited to be part of a Chamber Choir Group, numbering no more than 10 students, who practise at lunchtimes and learn more sophisticated harmonies and  melodies together.

Stage 3 Musical every 2 years

School Concerts every year

Grade Assemblies

SOCIAL INTERACTION

Taekwondo lessons

Conversational Italian Classes

Social Skills Groups

Year 6 Leadership Teams

Rock and Water

Seasons for Growth

Goodbye Mr Scary

Buddy Program – Kinder and Year 5, Year 1 and Year 6

Mini Vinnies

 

SPORT

Sport in Schools programs each term

Gala Days for Netball, League Tag, Soccer, Basketball

Students have opportunities to trial in various sports throughout the year providing them with a pathway to NSW selection.

Sports such as Netball, Basketball, Soccer, Hockey, Touch Football, Swimming, Athletics, Softball, Tennis, Cross Country, Rugby Union, Rugby League