Clubs

College offers many special interest clubs giving students the opportunity to further explore and pursue their unique passions. Apart from delving into a specific subject or pursuit, each of these clubs provides a unique social element where students can interact and develop friendships and share experiences outside of the classroom.

Academic Clubs

Numerous academic clubs operate within the College allowing students to further explore their specific interests in a non-classroom group setting.

Senior Science Club

Open to Senior School students, Science Club is coordinated and run by a dedicated group of committee members. A few lunch times each term, our Science Ambassadors perform some fun scientific experiments to help students further explore the topics they cover in class. Science Club members also participate in Science Week, Science Expo and other extra-curricular activities.

Debating

Debating exposes students to academically and socially challenging issues and allows them to develop logical and persuasive arguments, encouraging them to think about issues from a new perspective. Students in Years 7 to 12 can participate in Debating via the College’s Inter-house Debating Competition as well as the Gold Coast Secondary Schools Debating Association Competition.

Other Academic clubs within the College include:

Academic Committee – Years 7 to 12

Book Club – Years 9 to 12

Foreign Language Ambassadors – Year 11

Junior Language Club – Years 1 to 5

Physics Club – Years 10 to 12

STEAM Ambassadors – Year 10

Sporting Clubs

There are a diverse range of Sporting Clubs available at College offering opportunities for students from all years. These include:

Athletics – Years 4 to 12

Basketball – Years 1 to 12

Emerging Basketball Program – Years 7 to 12

Emerging Cricket Program – Years 4 to 12

Futsal – Years 10 to 12

Runners Club – Years 4 to 12

Chargers Netball Club – Years 1 to 12

Touch Fitness and Games Skills – Years 6 to 12

Service Clubs

Service to others is a core part of the College identity. Through our various service-based clubs, students can more fully explore what it means to serve others.

Interact

Interact is a global community service club for students in Years 7 to 12. It empowers students to take action and build connections in their community, develop leadership skills and gain a global perspective. The Interact Club is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Coomera River and raises funds for local and global charities through service and events such as Homeless Sleepout, Homeless Connect, Mother’s Day stalls, Superhero Day, Gold Coast Marine Expo, Upper Coomera Parade and Relay for Life.

Earlyact

Earlyact is one of the first Rotary community service clubs for students in Years 4 to 6 and was established by Jane Howe in 2013. The club gives younger students the opportunity to contribute and be involved in the local and global community. The Earlyact Club is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Coomera River and raises funds for local and global charities through service and events such as Homeless Sleepout, Purple Pinkie Day, Superhero Day, Mother’s Day stall, Father’s Day stall and the Upper Coomera Parade.

The Duke of Edinburgh Award

Open to students in Years 9 to 12, The Duke of Edinburgh International Award Australia is an internationally recognised voluntary program for young people that introduces them to a range of new activities and skills and encourages initiative, perseverance, leadership and service. College is proud to offer this outstanding program to students.

Special Interest Clubs

There are many and varied special interest clubs operating within the College allowing students to further pursue their unique interests.

Chess

Students from Prep to Year 12 can participate in school-based Chess. These students also represent College at the Associated Private Schools (APS) Inter-school Chess Competitions throughout the year.

Recycling and Ecomarines Club

Students in Years 4 to 6 can join the Recycling and Ecomarines Club. This club promotes recycling and sustainability initiatives within the school, organises environmentally focused events and students participate in conservation programs.

Other special interest clubs include:

Amnesty Club -Years 7 to 12

E-Sports Fuse Cup – Years 5 to 10

Journalism Club – Press Club – Years 7 to 12

Media Club – Years 9 to 12

Photography Club – Years 7 to 12

Robotics Club – Years 4 to 6

Tangalooma EcoMarines – Years 7 to 9