Students are elected by their peers to represent the views and ideas of the student body. They meet regularly as a group to put these views and ideas to the leaders of our school. Fundraising is an important role of the council; funds raised contribute towards a charity organisation as well as the funding of extra curricular activities such as lunchtime clubs. The student council is made up of students from grades 4, 5 and 6.
Dance Troupe is offered each Thursday and Friday morning, and by our talented year 4 teacher, Mrs Rachel Pugh, who once owned a dance centre, and supported by our inspirational and enthusiastic year 3 teachers Mrs Suzanne Wicht and Miss Connie Laidlaw. Dance Troupe is available to students from year 2 to year 6. We enjoy regular performances on assemblies and special school functions and events.
Kids Lit Quiz
The Kids' Lit Quiz is an annual world wide literature quiz for students aged 10 - 13 years. Kids Lit quiz takes place in term one each year. Schools from around Brisbane compete against each other for a spot in the national final. Teams of four students are asked to answer 100 questions on children’s literature divided into ten categories, which vary each year.
Quizzes are held in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Indonesia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Singapore, South Africa, United Kingdom and USA. The winning team from each heat competes in a National Final. National champions compete in the World Final.
Readers Cup is organised by the Qld Branch of the Children's Book Council of Australia. It generally takes place in term three each year. It is a state wide competition for young readers. Teams of four students together read a set of books, and then compete with other school or public library teams to answer quiz questions from the books.
Readers Cup competitions challenge students to read widely, work collaboratively in a team and continue developing a love of reading. It allows readers to compete at a regional and state level similar to sporting competitions and to meet other students with an equal passion for books.
Senior & Junior Robotics
Senior Robotics is offered to 20 year 5 students each year. The students meet once a week to program Lego Mindstorm Robots. This activity runs from early term 1 until mid term 4.
Junior Robotics is offered to the younger grades and uses Dash Robots and ipads to program them to complete set tasks.
The club focuses on teaching children about atoms, molecules, elements and reactions.
Science club operates at second lunch on selected days throughout the year for different year levels. Students participate in fun experiments and enter science based competitions.
Junior Science Club
The year 2 students are invited to participate in a lunchtime science club each Monday. Students have fun while learning cool science trivia facts and also do 'hands on' experiments.
Extracurricula Activities @ PSS 2020