Secondary Marsden Park

Extra Curricular Opportunities

Try something new, test your knowledge, compete in competitions, learn a new instrument, represent your School and serve others on a team.

Extra Curricular activities help our students

Find what they're good at
and what they enjoy doing

A wide range of extra-curricular activities are expected to be available in Secondary at our Marsden Park Campus. Participation in some of these activities is by application and/or interview.

Music Performance Groups

  • Beginner Band
  • Concert Band
  • Intermediate Band
  • Secondary Ensemble
  • Secondary Guitar Ensemble
  • Secondary Vocal Group (Soulstice)
  • Violin Ensemble.

Group tutorials are offered in woodwind, brass, and percussion.

Private tuition is also available through our Peripatetic Tutors (piano/keyboard, guitar/acoustic/electric/bass/ukulele, drums, voice, violin/cello, flute, saxophone).

Sport, General

Sport will be held on Tuesday afternoon for Years 7 to 10 students. In Term 1 all Year 7 complete a swimming program.

In addition to the traditional sporting activities such as soccer and netball, students may have the following lifestyle sports options including:

  • Archery
  • Ice Skating
  • Kick Boxing & Fitness
  • Ten Pin Bowling
  • Tennis
  • Rock Climbing

The usual swimming, athletics, and cross-country events will be held annually with progression to zone, state and national events as applicable.

Sport, Representative

Various inter-school competitions will be provided by the Christian Schools Sports Association including:

  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Touch Football
  • Mixed Volleyball
  • Girls Netball
  • Girls Softball
  • Boys AFL
  • Boys Cricket
  • Boys Rugby League

Sport, Gala Days & Representative Trials

Students will be encouraged to participate in various Gala Day Competitions for selected sport. These events will be organised by different sporting organisations, enabling our students to compete at a higher level. During these competitions there may be opportunities for students to be considered for higher selection for CSSA, CIS, and AICES.

Special Events

Annual Heritage Festival, Presentation Night, HSC Showcase, Musicals (alternate years), Colour Run, Secondary Public Speaking Competition.

Service Opportunities

  • 40 Hour Backpack Challenge
  • Chapel Committee; Chapel Musicians; Chapel Singers
  • CRU Day Camp (July)
  • Run for Bibles
  • SBS (Service, Blankets, Squares)
  • Service Week (Year 10)
  • Tech Crew for Chapel, Assembly and other events
  • Winter Sleepout
  • Music Tour (alternate years)
  • North West Mission (alternate years)

Educational Trips

  • Year 7 Camp at Waterslea, Shoalhaven River
  • Year 8 Camp to Canberra
  • Year 9 Camp at Colo River (Duke of Edinburgh Award program included as an option)
  • Year 10 Urban Challenge Camp
  • Year 11 Study Camp at Stanwell Tops
  • Year 12 Retreat

Interest Groups

(depending on student demand)
  • Bible Study
  • Chess, Checkers & Board Games Club
  • Coding Club
  • Debating Club
  • Drama Club
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme (Hikes for Bronze and Silver are available)
  • Public Speaking Club
  • Tech Team
  • Unashamed (Christian Lunchtime Group)
  • Video Production Group

External Competitions

  • AUSACA Competition (Music)
  • Da Vinci Challenge
  • Maths Olympiad
  • Science & Engineering Challenge
  • Writing Competitions (Various)

External Opportunities

Anglican Schools Corporation's Annual Choral Festival, Drama Festival.



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