Trinity Grammar School provides a comprehensive range of
Co-curricular Activities. Participation is voluntary in the Preparatory
and Junior Schools and in Year 7, though it is compulsory for boys in Years 8 to 12.
The School places a premium on providing opportunities for boys to develop their skills and to feel empowered to pursue a passion.
Co-curricular Activities aim to develop important skills in leadership, communication, performance, creativity, decision-making, co-operation and service.
By participating in Co-curricular Activities that boys value and achieve in, they are able to build their self-confidence and further enhance their connection to the School
The Berea group focuses on Christian leadership training. The group gives students the opportunity to learn leadership skills and apply them in a variety of different settings, including throughout Berea Mission at the end of Term 1.
Open to all students in Years 7 – 12, the Chess Club offers boys the opportunity to learn the rules of chess and build their skill in the game. Trinity is a member of the NSW Junior Chess League, which entitles students in the Chess Club to play in the NSW SEcondary Schools’ Chess Competition. The School’s Chess teams participate in the CAS Competition and compete for the CJS Purdy Cup.
Drama & Production
Drama Club is for students in Years 8 – 11 with a focus on performance in external competitions such as the Globe Shakespeare Festival and the City of Sydney Eisteddfod. Drama Club is also available to students in Year 7, with a focus on developing skills in play-building and improvisation.
There are major productions throughout the year that run externally to the activities of Co-curricular groups. Auditions are open to all students and are announced in the Daily Bulletin and Notice Boards. The Senior production is in May.
Theatre Sports is a dynamic and engaging activity that involves developing quick verbal and physical responses whilst drawing on higher-order thinking skills. Through theatre sports, students engage in team building and working in a co-operative, collaborative environment.
Students in Media Production are taught to use a range of audio visual and lighting equipment. The opportunities are extensive and include the use of professional video cameras, video editing facilities, lighting design, control facilities, and multimedia production areas.
The Peer Support Programme aims to utilise the positive role model Senior students can be to the younger students in the School. The programme fosters communication and friendship between older and younger students, students of the same age, and between students and staff.
Visual Art Club
Visual Art as a Co-curricular Activity is available to boys in Years 10 – 12. Over the last few years, students have been involved in large group projects across a range of different Visual Arts disciplines, including Ceramics, Digital Media, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, and Drawing.
Sports Experience is a Co-curricular activity giving students the opportunity to experience a variety of sports, without an extensive commitment to just one sport. The programme has an emphasis on developing health and fitness and building skills that students can use in any sport they decide to explore. The group is open to boys in Years 10 – 12. Sports covered include Basketball, Indoor Soccer, Indoor Hockey, Softball, Indoor Cricket, Touch Football, and Oztag.
The Fishing Club is open to Senior School boys, giving them opportunities to construct tackle items – rods, lures, and sinkers –, develop strategies for successful fishing, understand and care for our marine environment, prepare seafood, learn about marine life anatomy, and learn practical skills for tackle maintenance.
The Cartesian Society is a small group of Year 11 and 12 students with a passion for argument. The Society acts as a forum where talks are given by students, and the issues raised by these are discussed by the group.