These activities span across all subject areas and are important in strengthening characteristics such as team work, confidence, problem solving, resilience, social skills and life skills. Extracurricular programs provide students with a new sense of achievement in areas that they otherwise may not have recognised.
Students have an opportunity to participate in a wide variety of sporting carnivals and competitions throughout the year. The main house carnivals include Swimming, Cross Country and Athletics. Students who perform well at these events are invited to represent the College in regional and state competitions. Interested students from Grade 3-6 can participate in a Basketball tournament called Hoop Time.
Lunch time sporting activities are offered as well as clinics lead by elite athletes during PE class including AFL, Cricket, Soccer, Gymnastics, Tennis, Basketball and many more.
Students from Prep to Grade 6 participate in an annual swimming program focused on promoting water safety.
Students from Grade 1 onwards participate in a house-based clubs program each fortnight. The four houses are Zion, Carmel, Tabor and Bethel. The Clubs Program brings together students from different classes and age groups, providing opportunity for the older students to lead and serve the younger students.
The club activities offered include:
We offer a multitude of engaging lunch time and extra-curricular activities for students across diverse artistic, sporting and academic areas.
To assess skills in mathematics, all students from Grade 3-5 are encouraged to participate in the Australian Maths Competition (AMC) and Kangourou sans Frontières (KSF). The Science Talent Search (STS) is an annual, science-based competition open to all primary and secondary students in Victoria, Australia. At WCC students in Grade 1-5 are encouraged to take part. Students are required to attend a judging day with their parents.