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All Harristown students, parents/carers and staff are encouraged to be active members of both the school community and the communities in which they live.
There are many extra-curricular and co-curricular activities available to students including sporting activities, ensembles and bands, public speaking, debating, camps, trips, fund-raising and competitions.
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Extra-curricular Activities

A diverse range of extra-curricular and co-curricular activities is available for students.

These activities include:

  • subject specific competitions such as the International Mathematics Competition
  • school drama/musical productions
  • vocal ensembles
  • instrumental bands and ensembles
  • involvement in local, regional, state and national exhibitions and performances2016 Hospitality
  • public speaking and QDU debating
  • Harmony and NAIDOC Weeks
  • buddy to international visitors and international study tours
  • international cultural tours
  • ambassador program for visitors and outreach to primary schools
  • Homework Centre
  • Interact supported by Rotary
  • Student Representative Council (SRC)
  • special assemblies, such as ANZAC Day, Hawks Read,
  • Gold and Silver awards, recognising students for their effort and behaviour
  • sporting activities: friendly games or local, regional, state-based competitions
  • international tours for sporting teamsJunior Seconday Play

  • house spirit events - Balkuin, Barang, Bonda, Dherwain
  • athletics carnival, swimming carnival, arts day
  • charity fundraising or community volunteering
  • year level camps and social events
  • lunch time activities including chess club and Zumba
  • character or themed dress up days
  • excursions and trips including the school ski trip, World Challenge, Emu Gully, Amaroo, museums and art galleries etc.
  • Presentation Night awarding students for their achievements and participation throughout the year.

Some of the above activities do have costs associated with them.​​​