Primary Clubs and Activities

Most Primary Clubs are held outside of school hours, either before or after school. Those marked with (D) are held during school hours.

  • Challenge Club (Invitational) - Challenge Club is for girls of like-minds, who have a passion for lateral learning. It provides a range of problem-solving activities which extend and enrich whilst requiring the girls to work collaboratively. In addition to the lunchtime activities, members of the Challenge Club are also offered workshops and competitions organised by outside providers. These include G.A.T.E.WAYS Programs, G.A.T.E.WAYS Challenge Day, Brainways workshops, Opti-MINDS Challenge and the University of Sydney Sleek Geeks Science Competition.
  • Debating (Year 6) - students are provided with opportunity to develop their active listening, verbal communication, and critical thinking skills, while building confidence tin presenting to an audience.
  • Garden Club (D) (Years 2 and 3)
  • Japanese Club (Years 4-6) - A weekly club providing opportunities for Japanese conversation and an insight into the Japanese way of life and rich cultural traditions which will enhance the girls' understanding in preparation for the Japan Primary Tour.
  • Robotics (Years 1-6)
  • Strategy Club (D) (Years 4-6)
  • Homework Club (Years 4-6)
  • Writing Club (D) (Years 3-6)
  • Maggies Podcast (Years 5 and 6)


(before or after school, user pays)

  • Chess - Gardner Chess runs chess coaching on Tuesday afternoons in the primary school library. Students in Years 1 to 6 can participate and have the opportunity to play in tournaments at school on a regular basis, or in competitions outside school against a host of other primary students. Girls can obtain a rating, either by winning against someone with a rating in an interschool tournament or in a class tournament. At lunchtimes the giant chess board is often set up in the primary Atrium for students to enjoy more games of chess. 
  • Club Netball
  • Little Moves Dance
  • Magnettes Netball
  • Mandarin
  • Rise Tennis
  • Skipping
  • Yoga and Mindfulness
  • Swim Club
  • Water Polo Club


Holiday Clubs (user pays)

  • Coding (selected pupil free days and holidays)
  • smART workshops (selected week-long art workshops)