In addition to the academic program, all students can participate in extracurricular enrichment and extension options at breaks or after school.

Paid Sports and Activities Programs for Boys and Girls

The Paid Sports Programs on offer to Junior Campus students take place before or after school at various times during the year.  They typically run for 5-7 weeks and are offered by external organisations. Because of this, they are subject to change. Please use the list below as a guide only. Detailed, up-to-date information is provided to current Prince of Peace families via SEQTA communication platform on a regular basis.

  • AFL Auskick
  • Tennis Coaching
  • Code Camp
  • Arana Hills Touch Footy Competition
  • Active Roar

Sports Coaching and Training

Training and preparation for school-based competitions, NISSA, district and regional events are organised by the HPE staff when appropriate.  This includes running preparation for distance and cross country events and other athletic, track and field coaching.  Current Prince of Peace families are notified of these opportunities via SEQTA.

NB:  Training for NISSA Gala days occurs as part of lesson time.  

Chess Club (Years 1-6)

Chess is an engaging activity that helps develop students’ critical thinking skills. Evidence shows that chess improves problem solving, decision making and lateral thinking. Chess directly contributes to academic performance by developing skills in focusing, visualising, thinking ahead, weighing options, analysing, thinking abstractly and planning.

  • Junior Chess Club for students in Year 1, Year 2 and Year 3 is held at break time.
  • Chess Club for Years 4,Year 5 and Year 6 is held Thursday after school

Upper Primary Students can participate in the lunch-time chess club and house competitions.  Students can also be invited to participate in Chess competitions against other schools.


Gaming is a true passion for many young people and eSports has established itself as a significant industry, with parallels to traditional sporting leagues.  Year 5 and 6 students interested in participating in e-Sports can participate in the Fuse Cup. Students will be required to practice and commit to playing in the Cup.

Games that are played across the year in the Fuse Cup are Mario Kart, Rocket League and Just dance. Different teams can play in each game each term.

Lunchtime Activities

Each Term students and families are notified of the different activities that are on offer during the various break times on the Junior Campus. As part of their leadership engagement with the community, Year 6 students can also plan and deliver various activities for students.  Please use the list below as a guide only as it is subject to change.

  • Tech Club
  • Sevillanas (Spanish) Dance Club
  • STEM – make cut, paste and design
  • Gardening
  • Dance Club
  • Drama Club
  • Defence Club
  • Drawing
  • OZ Tag and other fun oval games
  • Staff v Student challenges
  • Music in the Shed
  • Library Activities

College Musical

Every second year the College produces a vibrant and exciting musical.  Typically all Year 6 to 11 students can audition for roles or act as backstage support. Depending on the nature of the musical and cast needed, students in lower year levels can be invited to audition and participate.  Past musicals include:

  • Shrek The Musical
  • Mary Poppins
  • Beauty & the Beast
  • Foot Loose
  • High School Musical


Music enriches your child’s learning experience by developing their physical co-ordination and fine motor skills, while also promoting self-discipline and allowing a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction.

At Prince of Peace, we offer two co-curricular music programs at our Junior Campus:

  • Instrumental Music Lessons
  • Participation in College Ensembles

Instrumental Music Lessons

Students can learn an instrument in the areas of woodwind, brass, percussion,  piano, guitar and strings. Each term, Lessons are offered either privately or in small groups on the campus during school hours. The cost of these lessons are set by the individual tutor and therefore, varies between tutors.

Instruments students can learn include:

  • Woodwind – Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone
  • Brass – Trumpet, Trombone, Baritone, Euphonium
  • Strings – Violin, Viola, Cello, double Bass
  • Other – Piano, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Percussion (drumming)

Participation in College Ensembles

We offer a range of co-curricular music ensembles for your child to participate in, such as:

  • Junior Band
  • String Ensemble
  • Guitar Ensemble
  • Junior Choir – Years 2 & 3
  • Senior Choir – Years 4 – 6
  • Honours Choir – Auditioned – Years 5 & 6
  • Percussion Ensemble

Students involved in ensembles are asked to commit to 1 rehearsal each week, instrument tutorials and attend College performances throughout the year.