Extra-Curricular

At The Springfield Anglican College, we focus on the development of all aspects of your child’s growth.

Through the adoption of a holistic approach to education, we aim to provide all students with a wealth of opportunities for all students to hone their talents and passions in areas such as the Creative Arts, Sport and through service.

Research strongly supports students being active participants in extracurricular programs and through their involvement, having great opportunities to develop a range of important attributes, many of which link back positively to academic achievement. Teamwork, self-discipline, organisational skills and the development of emotional intelligence and resilience form some of the clear benefits of such involvement.

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Creative Arts

Creative Arts is a vibrant and active department within the College and the wider community. Creative Arts incorporates the disciplines of Music, Drama, Dance, Visual Arts and Media Arts.   All staff within these subject areas are highly-qualified and experienced educators who regularly participate in professional development within their respective fields.

There are many opportunities for Senior School students to be involved in graded string ensembles, guitar ensembles, concert bands, choirs, drama troupes, theatre sports teams, dance troupes and art clubs. Group lessons for instruments in our extra-curricular groups are currently included as part of the tuition fee. Additionally, private individual tuition is available on a user pays basis for guitar, singing, piano and a wide variety of wind, percussion and string instruments.

The College has an extensive concert program in which all our ensembles are showcased. College ensembles are featured in eisteddfods across the region and in community events. The Creative Arts Faculty produces a biannual, major musical production, with students from Year Four and above able to audition for parts in the production or be part of the stage crew.

We value the Creative Arts highly at out College. Every day we see firsthand that involvement in the Creative Arts helps students to improve their critical thinking skills, and develop personal attributes including commitment, self-discipline, teamwork and confidence.

Sports

The College provides sporting opportunities for all students in Middle School. The College is a member of the Greater Brisbane Conference and competes throughout the year against independent schools in a range of sports and carnivals.

The College fosters a philosophy of participation for all, and values the importance of physical activity in a young person’s life. Our extra-curricular activities are designed to offer opportunities for skill development, good sportsmanship and team spirit. All students are encouraged to participate in the wide variety of activities offered, which provide options for the casual sportsperson who just wants to take part for fun, and those elite athletes who aspire to excellence or careers in sport.

Students have the opportunity of playing Saturday sport against other GBC Schools that encourages a healthy inter-school competition using a home and away fixture system, with a GBC Grand Final being played at the end of the term in each of the respective sports.

Advanced teams also have the opportunity to compete in elite external competitions such as the All Schools Touch Championships, Queensland Schools Volleyball Championships, Uhlsport Cup (Soccer) and the Brisbane Christian Schools (BCS) Sports Association in a variety of sports. Fixtures are played after school during the week. Talented athletes also have the opportunity to advance through the Representative Met West School Sport Program.

GBC SPORTS

Term GBC GirlsGBC BoysGBC CARNIVALS
1Basketball

Tennis

Cricket

Volleyball

Swimming

 

2Netball

Soccer

Rugby

Tennis

Cross Country
3Touch

Volleyball

Basketball

Soccer

Athletics
4AFL

7’s Rugby

Mixed Touch

Clubs and Activities

Students are encouraged to participate in clubs, extension and support programs, as well as academic competitions.  These provide opportunities for enhancing knowledge, skills, friendships and confidence.

Students are usually invited to nominate for activities such as Debating, public speaking and writing events, da Vinci Decathlon and other intellectually stimulating pursuits.  Participation with like-minded friends, as well as the opportunity to forge new relationships, are a key part of these extra-curricular activities. Equally, developing skills and an appreciation of making a commitment to a group and learning are important aspects of being a member of our community.


Teaching and Learning

The learning journey at TSAC aims to develop mindful students who are innovative, ambitious, resilient and proud of their individual achievement.

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Student Wellbeing

We recognise that as children grow into adolescents, their well-being is significantly enhanced by an understanding of the ways in which their brain works.

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Student Leadership

Student Leadership at The Springfield Anglican College is encouraged and developed at all levels, both formally and informally.

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Middle Schooling

Providing a supportive and encouraging environment, conducive to learning.

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Outdoor Education

Outdoor Education is a fundamental aspect of the holistic nature of education.

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Chaplaincy

The Springfield Anglican College is a Christian School within the Anglican Tradition.

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