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Extra-curricular

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Allenstown State School has specialist teachers in Music, Physical Education, and Language and all students are encouraged to participate in these subjects as well as a variety of other Extra Curriculum activities.

Sport

The school encourages participation, enjoyment and skill development in regular physical activity by creating sports programs that meet the needs of all students. Students in Years 4-6 participate in Interschool Sports Programs and many of our teams have competed in the Regional Shield and been successful in various sports bringing home many trophies and awards.

These sports include:

  • Rugby League 
  • Oz Tag 
  • Cross Country
  • Netball
  • Hockey
  • Soccer
  • Cricket

Physical education

During Term 1 and 4 (in the warmer months) students participate in swimming lessons. Allenstown State School is fortunate enough to have its own swimming pool on the school campus. During Term 2 and 3, Physical Education lessons are held on the school oval.

Interhouse/District Athletics

All students are encouraged to participate in the Interhouse Sports Carnival held annually and some students are then chosen to represent the school in the District Athletics Carnival. A number of students have gone on to be chosen in CQ Rep teams.

Swimming carnival

The Interhouse Swimming Carnival is held annually and an After School Swimming Program is offered in Term 4.

Music

Allenstown State School provides opportunities for students to engage in activities which support and enhance the curriculum in the area of Music. All students attend regular music classes and students interested in Instrumental Music can learn to play band and orchestral instruments in small groups and participate in larger ensembles, such as the Combined Schools Concert, Chamber Ensemble performance and Eisteddfod.

Other activities

  • Under 8’s Week 
  • Premier’s Reading Challenge
  • Life Education
  • ICAS English and Mathematics Competition
  • Book Week Parade
  • Book Club
  • NAIDOC week
  • SHINE Program
  • School Camps (Year 5 & 6)
  • Allies Got Talent
  • Easter Hat Parade (Prep-2) 
  • ANZAC Day Parade/Street March
  • Ditto Keep Safe Program 
  • Rockhampton State High School Expo and Musical (Year 6).
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Last reviewed 20 November 2018
Last updated 20 November 2018