Burwood Girls High School

Not for ourselves alone

Telephone02 9747 3355

Emailburwoodg-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Co-curricular

Our school offers students an extensive range of co-curricular activities, some as part of the curriculum. From time to time, we offer overseas language or cultural study tours.

Overview

This is an overview of clubs and activities that are generally available, listed alphabetically. Individual clubs and activities are subject to change.

Updated information on club activities is available on 'daily notices' on the Sentral student portal.

After you have chosen a club or activity, please complete the form permission to attend co-curricular clubs (PDF 159KB), to give to the organiser.

Burwood Ensemble Program - BEP

Director: Andrew Del Riccio

Refer to Burwood Ensemble Program page for details.

Choir

Organiser:  Martin Neville, Creative Arts faculty

When & Where: Wednesday lunchtime in Music Room 23

Calling Year 7 and 8 singers! After such a successful debut in 2014 the choir remains a favourite activity. Our Year 8 singers will mentor the new Year 7 members as well as singing in the choir, of course. Bring your lunch and be as early as possible so we have lots of time to plan for songs and performance opportunities. Refer to Choir page for more information.

Creative club

Organiser: Mathew Baldwin, Creative Arts faculty

Mondays, Week A and B, 3:15 pm-4:15 pm in the Clay Room

Calling all artists! Creative Club is running again this year. We meet in the Clay Room after school on Mondays of Week A and B. All students are welcome to come along.

Dance

Coordinator: Ana Welsh, PDHPE faculty

Refer to Dance page for details.

Debating

Organiser: Tristan Carey, English faculty

Wednesdays, 3:15 pm-4:15 pm in Room 31 (Years 11 and 12), Room 30 (Years 9 and 10) or Room 13 (Years 7 and 8)

Whether you want to compete or just develop your speaking and arguing skills, debating club is a great experience for all students. Refer to Debating and public speaking page for more information.

Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme

Refer to Duke of Edinburgh page.

Knockout sport

Organiser: Janelle Gianotti, PDHPE faculty

Various dates and venues

If you are talented in a specific sport and would like to participate at a competitive level against other high schools, listen carefully to announcements calling for student players for knockout teams. We usually field KO teams in netball, basketball, soccer, indoor soccer, water polo, volleyball, touch football and Ultimate Frisbee.

Public speaking

Organiser: Kirsty Millar, English faculty

Mondays, lunchtime in Room 12

Students from Years 7-12 are welcome to join the public speaking club. Whether you want to compete or just develop your speaking skills, public speaking club is a great experience for all students involved. Please sign up on the notice board next to Room 12. Refer to Debating and public speaking page for more information.

Theatresports

Organiser: Michael Gallaway, English faculty

Tuesdays, 2:40 pm in Movement Studio

Theatresports® is now at Burwood Girls! Be part of the team and enjoy being on stage with your friends. Think… ‘Thank God You’re Here’, ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway’, think Burwood Girls Theatresports team! Anyone in Years 9-12 who want to learn to think on their feet, improve their confidence and have some fun with the team are welcome.

Tiddas girls

Organiser: Jack Butler, HSIE faculty

Meeting dates and times to be advised.

The Aboriginal word Tidda means girl or female friend, best friend, peer – and in Koori English it means sister. A group of Burwood ‘sisters’ lead initiatives to raise awareness and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture within our school. We encourage all Indigenous students and other interested students from Years 7 to 12 to participate.

True colours

Organiser: Kate Stavert, English faculty

Fridays Week B at lunchtime in Room 31

This group provides student leadership and support for rainbow youth (GLBTI) and their families in our school community. Two of their main tasks for the year are the rainbow flag raising ceremony in March and Wear It Purple Day at the end of August. These students regularly present on assembly to raise awareness of issues for sexuality and gender diverse members of our community. Students from Years 7 to 12 are all welcome.