Co-curricular Activities

International Tours in 2019

15-27 April 2019

Drama tour to the UK

Years 10 – 12 students (Applications have closed)

This represents an amazing opportunity for interestedstudentsto broaden their understanding and develop their skills in theatre and see some beautiful parts of the world. The 13-day tour involves seven live performances of world-famous companies including The Royal Shakespeare Company, Matilda, and The Globe Theatre. Students also have an amazing opportunity to engage in five workshops with professional practitioners, including Theatre de Complicite, Frantic Assembly, and Cardboard Citizens. This experience willsignificantlyadvantagestudents studying Drama, as it willdevelop theirperformance skills,as well as enhance their understanding of theatrical forms studied in Years 11 and 12 Drama and IB Theatre. Some highlights of this tour include a visit to Shakespeare’s birthplace, taking ina West End musical, and a visit to the Warner Bros Studio for a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Harry Potter films. 

For more information, email the program director Mr Ryan Desaulnier at [email protected]

28 June – 18 July 2019

Nepal Outdoor Ed trip

Years 8–10 students (Applications have closed.)

This trek in the Annapurna foothills provides an ideal short yet challenging introduction to the hills of Nepal. An ascent of Poon Hill is a worthy objective with extensive 180° mountain views – Dhaulagiri to the west, the Annapurna Massif to the north and Manaslu to the east. The area is mainly populated by Gurungs but there is an interesting mix of culture and village life to be enjoyed. 

For more information, contact the program director Mr Josh Singleton at [email protected]

27 September – 13 October 2019

European History Tour 

Years 10-11 students  (Applications have closed.)

In this specially-designed tour for HSC and IB History students, this 17-day study trip visits Russia, Berlin, the Bay of Naples and Rome. Travel to Moscow to see the Kremlin, Red Square and the State Historical Museum, and in St Petersburg, visit key Revolution sites from Bloody Sunday to the October Uprising of 1917. In Berlin, visit the German Historical Museum and other key WWII and Cold War sites, including Sachsenhausen. Plus, explore the “Cities of Vesuvius”, the core study of the Ancient History HSC unit. 

For more information, contact program director Mrs Pam Pancyzk at [email protected].

28 September – 12 October 2019

Language tour to Spain

Years 9 – 11 students  (Applications have closed.)

Experience the best of the Spanish language and culture in this 15-day, five-stop tour of historical and cultural Spain. Students will visit Madrid, Toledo, Segovia, Granada and Seville. Students will spend four days at an intensive program language school. There will be five nights in a homestay with local families, experiencing authentic Spanish culture, cuisine and immersive language experiences.

For more information, contact program director Ms Natalie Bouroncle at [email protected].