Other programs offered at OLOR
Chinese Mandarin lessons
Gateways Enrichment Days – hosted by OLOR – in Science, Mathematics, Literature, Creative Problem-Solving
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
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.
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.
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 2 years
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
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