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Term Planner

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​Corinda State High School offers a wide range of extracurricular programs for all students. Some run as year round projects, while others are offered on a term-by-term basis. This allows students to participate in multiple programs throughout the year and experience activities from a range of different faculties. All activities can be found in the term planner below:


All year

WhatDescription
Drama club/Scene ProjectStudents work in a team environment to stage a drama performance from an original script performed at QLD Theatre Company
Still life drawing: cost $10Students engage in a formal artistry session of still life drawing. Maturity and art interest needs to be demonstrated prior to sign up
Farm Teams:

cattle, sheep, alpacas and poultry

Students assist with looking after a particular type of animal – feeding, checking their animal and general maintenance jobs. 

The Sheep Team attend a number of shows during the year to present their animals, including the EKKA.

Bee TeamsPeak honey production times
Horticultural team This team will focus on maintaining the garden, aquaponics and hydroponic systems which are used to grow vegetables at The Ag Centre. These are key jobs in the day to day operation of the farm.
DebatingFour debates in total (two prepared and two short-preparation): develop skills of public speaking, logical reasoning and rhetoric
Representative SportStudents trial for Eastern Taipans district team and progress through to Met West representation if selected.  This can lead to representing Queensland Secondary School Sport. 
Gym Sessions
The school gym is open free of charge 2 morning sessions a week for students.
Basketball Students welcome to train weekly as a development squad. Students are selected from this squad to represent Corinda SHS in various competitions.
Green Machine Throughout the year
Badminton Club 
Corinda Cares:

 a variety of experiences designed for students to give back to the community.  Some experiences are within school hours and others in their own time.  Students are also encouraged to give back to their community through Active Volunteering.  Some opportunities provided by the school are:

    • The Rosies Outreach Program – Friend on the Street
    • Weekly BBQ breakfast
    • Foodbank
    • Respite Centre visits
    • Fund and awareness raising
    • Ronald McDonald House visits

      Sherwood Neighbourhood Centre
Functional Fitness
    •  Swimming Fit – calling for interested students Cost: pool entry
    • Crossfit – calling for interested students
    • Boxing – calling for interested students

      Yoga – calling for interested students closer to term 4


Term 1

WhatDescription
Gen[in] Enterprise Competition 
Creative Writing CompetitionsSchool-based and external narrative writing competitions: develop skills of self-expression and the craft of storytelling
West Brisbane Gala Days
Students represent Corinda SHS in various sports throughout the year in a round robin competition.  Winning teams may progress through to the Met Finals competition. Gala Day results go towards (Junior)
FutsalStudents can represent the school in Futsal at various competitions throughout the year.


Term 2

WhatDescription
$20 Boss Program
Students will partake in the $20 Boss Program where they will participate in a number of afterschool workshops to design and plan a real-world business venture. They will be issued with $20 to help fund the start-up of their venture. They will run their venture during a school lunch time, with the goal of being able to pay back their start-up loan.
Robotics ClubStarting in Term 2 students will meet regularly to engage with robotics activities and digital technologies activities. Students will all levels of coding abilities are welcome to join
Big Idea Business GrantStudents who have a business idea are encouraged to submit an application to the BIG Ideas Business Grant. Corinda SHS recognises the importance of fostering enterprise thinking and believe that our students have a lot to offer as young entrepreneurs. Students can apply for business grants up to $2000 to help fund the start-up of their business ideas. During Term 2 and 3, students can work with the Head of Department of Business to research and develop their business concepts and enhance their applications. Announcement of the grant winners are in Term 4.
Digital Technologies Golden Opportunities DayOffered to students in years 5 and 6, students can come along to a day at Corinda State High School and learn all about micro:bits and digital technologies. Students are provided with their own micro:bit that they can take home and continue exploring the world of code
Creative Writing CompetitionsSchool-based and external narrative writing competitions: develop skills of self-expression and the craft of storytelling
West Brisbane Gala DaysStudents represent Corinda SHS in various sports throughout the year in a round robin competition.  Winning teams may progress through to the Met Finals competition. Gala Day results go towards (Senior, Junior)
NetballStudents represent Corinda State High School in various carnivals such as the Vicki Wilson Cup and Shield (Juniors/Seniors). 


Term 3

WhatDescription
Big Idea Business GrantStudents who have a business idea are encouraged to submit an application to the BIG Ideas Business Grant. Corinda SHS recognises the importance of fostering enterprise thinking and believe that our students have a lot to offer as young entrepreneurs. Students can apply for business grants up to $2000 to help fund the start-up of their business ideas. During Term 2 and 3, students can work with the Head of Department of Business to research and develop their business concepts and enhance their applications. Announcement of the grant winners are in Term 4.
Young Entrepreneurs Golden Opportunities DayOffered to students in years 5 and 6, students can come along to a day at Corinda State High School and explore the world of entrepreneurs. They will engage in the design thinking process to develop a business concept that solves a real-world problem.
West Brisbane Gala DaysStudents represent Corinda SHS in various sports throughout the year in a round robin competition.  Winning teams may progress through to the Met Finals competition. Gala Day results go towards (Senior, Junior)
NetballStudents represent Corinda State High School in various carnivals such as the Vicki Wilson Cup and Shield (Juniors/Seniors). 
Optiminds:  This is a 6-week challenge open to all students.  Challenge date is August 29.


Term 4

WhatDescription
Digital Technologies Golden Opportunities DayOffered to students in years 5 and 6, students can come along to a day at Corinda State High School and learn all about micro:bits and digital technologies. Students are provided with their own micro:bit that they can take home and continue exploring the world of code
Dance Troupe: years 10 -12Students participate in a competitive dance team to represent the school at State Dance Competitions. Styles include Jazz, Musical Theatre, Contemporary and Lyrical
Dance crew: years 7 - 12Students participate in a competitive Hip Hop dance crew to represent the school.
Tap troupe: years 7 - 12Students participate in a competitive dance team in the style of tap to represent the school
Creative Generation: open to all students; year 11 and 12 students in consultation with DP and HOD ArtsStudents participate in an en masse performance in music dance and orchestra
West Brisbane Gala DaysStudents represent Corinda SHS in various sports throughout the year in a round robin competition.  Winning teams may progress through to the Met Finals competition. Gala Day results go towards (Junior Social Gala Day)
Remembrance Day Ceremonies 


Throughout the year

WhatDescription
Coding Club (CiY)
Students who want to dabble in a range of technologies, including 3D printing, game creation and robotics can sign up for the after school coding club that is usually run in Term 3 by CiY Coding Club. This program is run based on the availability of CiY Coding Club, and based on the number of students who sign up. There is a fee involved which will be communicated at the time of booking.

Legal Studies specific

    • Youth Parliament
    • Constitutional Convention
    • USQ Mooting
Opportunities to apply your knowledge of the legal system. These events are conducted within teams and involve problem-solving and critical thinking with regards to contemporary legal situations and issues.
Lions Youth of the Year competitionBy invitation (years 11 and 12): develop skills of leadership, citizenship and community involvement


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Last reviewed 26 May 2020
Last updated 26 May 2020