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Extra-curricular

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ACADEMIC

Payne Road State School students are well represented in a variety of programs held as part of our membership in the Mount Coot-tha Cluster:
  • Mount Coot-tha Cluster Spelling competition
  • Mount Coot-tha Young Writers
  • Environmental Leaders Workshop
  • Optiminds and Mathematics Tournament
  • Bright Sparks (Media Night)
  • Arts and Mathematics Academic Extension - The Gap State High School

ENVIRONMENT CLUB   Environment Club (yr3-6) runs every Thursday in 2nd break. Students meet at the Environment Gardens with their gloves ready to learn and work around the school. Environment Club is run by our Sustainability Officer and there are special Environment Club events that take place during the year

DRAMA CLUB
Drama Club (yr3-6) takes place on Mondays in 2nd break. No auditions are required, just turn up, however be serious about it, you will be performing at Assembly’s. Drama Club is run by an experienced Teacher in this field.
MUSIC PROGRAM
PRSS has a large Music Program. We have a Junior and Senior Choir, Y6 Vocal Group, Band and Strings conducted by our specialist Band, Strings and Music Teachers. All groups perform regularly at Assembly’s, Concerts and Camps during the year.
Payne Road children get plenty of opportunities to perform in larger bands and groups through our involvement in the Mount Coot-tha cluster and GRIPPS (Gap Regional Instrumental Primary Performers School)
MUSIC PROGRAM TIMES ARE:

Junior Choir (yr2,3) 8am in the Music Room WednesdaysSenior Choir (yr4,5,6) 8am in the Music Room ThursdaysVocal Group (yr6) Morning Tea in the Music Room WednesdaysStrings Ensemble (yr3,4,5,6) 7.30am in the Old Hall WednesdaysStrings Classes (yr3,4,5,6) throughout the morning WednesdaysBand Ensemble (yr4,5,6) 7.40am in the Hall Meeting Room WednesdaysBand Classes (yr4,5,6) throughout the morning Wednesdays

RELIGIOUS INSTRUCTION
RI is offered to those that opt in and is offered during the week for Years 2 to 6.PRSS has a Chaplain two days a week to provide a listening ear and a caring presence for our kids.
SWIMMING- All year levels do a term of swimming lessons every year.
OTHER OPPORTUNITIES
STUDENT COUNCIL- One student rep from each class (yr 3 to 6)
PAYNE ROADIES- Two from year 5 and year 6
ECO AMBASSADORS- Two from year 5 and year 6
YEAR 6 LEADERSHIP ROLES- 2 School Captains,2 Vice Captains2 Arts (Music/Art) Captains6 Sports Captains1 x Library Captain2 Environment Captains 2 x Chaplaincy Captains
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Last reviewed 14 February 2020
Last updated 14 February 2020