Extra Curricula Activities

In addition to a diverse classroom programme, Emmaus Catholic School offers a wide range of extra curricular activities, designed to develop the gifts and talents of each student.

 

Sport

All students participate in regular Physical Education lessons and daily fitness. As well as the classroom programme, Emmaus Catholic School offers a range of out of school sports.

Soccer

Soccer is offered to students in Years R-7 and is played on Saturday mornings at Emmaus and participating local primary school grounds. Soccer is offered in terms 2 and 3 with nominations in term 1.

Football

Football is offered to students in Years 3-7 and is played on Saturday mornings at participating local primary school grounds.  Emmaus joins with Antonio Catholic School to make up a team. Football is offered for the duration of the season in Terms 2-3.

 

Competitions and Carnivals

Emmaus Catholic School students in years 4-7 also participate in several competitions and carnivals run by South Australian Catholic Primary Schools Sports Association (SACPSSA) during school hours.

All 4-7 students participate in the following carnivals:

Catholic Schools Netball Carnival

Catholic Schools Touch Carnival

Catholic Schools European Handball Carnival

All students in year 4-7 have the opportunity to try out for the following carnivals:

Catholic Schools Swimming Carnival

Catholic Schools Athletics Carnival

Catholic Schools Cross Country Carnival

 

The Arts

Private Music lessons

As well as a classroom music programme, we have a number of music tutors available to teach the following instruments, individually:

  • Piano
  • Guitar
  • Clarinet
  • Violin

Ukulele Band

All students in years 3-7 learn the ukulele as part of their classroom music programme. The Emmaus ukulele  band is open to all students in years 3-7. The band practises before school each Wednesday and students in the band are encouraged to purchase their own ukulele to enable them to practise at home.

Festival Choir

Students from year 5-7 are invited to join the Festival Choir. The choir which meets each week for practice, is led by our Music teacher, Nicole Moxham. The Emmaus Festival Choir performs every year at the Catholic Schools Music Festival in the Festival Theatre.

Whole School Concert

Every second year, Emmaus Catholic School presents a Whole School Concert. Every student in the school participates in this performance which is held at the Hopgood Theatre at Noarlunga. Our next concert will be held in 2016!