Project Active, Hillbrook’s co-curricular activity program, provides plenty of opportunities for students to pursue new interests and hobbies and to mix with students from all year levels.
The benefits of regular activity are well documented – an increased sense of belonging and achievement, increased physical and mental ability and a better self-image. Project Active is compulsory for students in Years 7, 8 and 9 and encourages development of specific skills. Most activities occur before or after school and some take place on weekends.
“Learning is finding out what you already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, teachers.” Richard Bach
What sort of activities are included in Project Active?
Project Active provides a broad range of extracurricular activities, and previously has included:
- Soccer/AFL/Touch Football/Basketball
- Cardio Tennis
- Hip Hop Dancing
- Long boarding
- Table Tennis
- Drone Club
- Quilting & Sewing
- Barefoot Bowls
- Craft Club
- Indoor Golf
- Rock climbing & Bouldering
- Bootcamp Fitness
- One-day activities such as BreakOut Brisbane, and Story Bridge Climb
The activities are updated before the start of each Semester.
Does everyone have to participate?
If you are in Years 7, 8 or 9 it is expected that you participate in one Project Active activity each semester, as a minimum. In Years 10, 11 and 12 these activities are voluntary.
Attendance to the weekly sessions is compulsory and will be marked on the roll each week. If you are sick or unable to attend a session, you must advise the Project Active Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org explaining your absence.
Remember, your participation in school-run co-curricular activities is marked on your student involvement file.
If you are a current parent and wish to sign your child up for Project Active please do so on the Parent Page here.
Ready to Enrol?
Choosing your child’s secondary education is a big step in the life of a parent. If you are ready to take that step you can start your application now, however you don’t have to complete it all in one sitting. Once you start, it will be uniquely saved for you to return and complete when convenient.
You can also find out more about our enrolment process, including our Enrolment Policy and Entry Year Guide.
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