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Extra-curricular

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Our school offers a variety of extra-curricular and co-curricular activities, incuding:

  • Choirs
  • Band
  • Instrumental music
  • Music camps
  • Opti-minds
  • Inter-school sport
  • Athletic and swimming carnivals
  • Camps and excursions
  • Religious Instruction
  • Debating
  • School leadership opportunities

Religious Intruction

Queensland state schools embrace a multitude of cultural, religious and non-religious beliefs. Under the Education (General Provisions) Act 2006, schools are to provide Religious Instruction (RI) if approached by a faith group seeking to provide RI and students of that faith attend the school.


RI informs students about the beliefs and values of a particular religion. It is delivered by volunteers of a faith group using instructional materials approved by that faith group. RI is required to be consistent with legislation and Department of Education policies and procedures.

All RI instructors must hold a blue card and participate in compulsory Student Protection and Code of Conduct training. RI instructors are only entitled to deliver the RI program outlined below. A school staff member will be present during the delivery of RI.

Participation in RI is not compulsory. Any student (except Prep students) may participate in RI if a parent has provided written instructions to the school.
Students are allocated to RI based on information provided by parents on the completed Application for student enrolment unless other written instructions have been provided to the school.

Note: This consent remains in effect unless the parent informs the school otherwise in writing.

A description of the RI available is provided below.

Christian Religious Instruction

Participating faith groups: Local Christian Churches come together to offer Christian RI on a cooperative and non-denominational basis. These local churches may, amongst others, include Anglican, Australian Christian Churches, Baptist, Catholic, Presbyterian, Brisbane Chinese Alliance, Fellowship of Independent Evangelical Churches and Uniting Churches.

Authorised programs:

Year 1: Beginning with God
For further detail please click here.

Year 2-5: God Space  
For further detail please click here.

Year 6: Big Questions
For further detail please click here.

Aims and goals

The aim of Christian RI is to inform students about the basic beliefs of the Christian faith from a non-denominational perspective.

Lesson structure

Lessons will typically run for 30 minutes per week.

For further information please click here.

Parents will be advised of any changes to the RI and other instruction programs to ensure they are able to make an informed decision on their child's participation. 

(This document is part of a suite of Religious instruction policy statement supporting documents provided by the Department of Education for use in Queensland state schools and available at https://education.qld.gov.au/parents-and-carers/school-information/school-operations/policy-statement)

Other Instruction

Students who are not participating in RI will be provided with other instruction in a separate supervised location. Other instruction must relate to part of a subject area already covered in class.



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Last reviewed 20 October 2020
Last updated 20 October 2020