Canterbury Boys' High School

We demonstrate excellence in Boys' Education

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At Canterbury Boys, we believe in providing our boys with an all-rounded curriculum. That is why we provide a large assortment of extra-curricular activities for students across Years 7 to 12 to enjoy and better themselves through.

Faculty based extra-curricular activities 

Our school offers a wide range of extra-curricular activities, including ones directly involved with school faculties.

Examples of programs and activities connected to faculty areas includes:


  • public speaking
  • debating
  • poetry slams
  • Opportunities with the Sydney Story Factory: 30,000 word Novella writing project as an example (new in 2017)
  • Theatre Group/Drama program.


  • Accelerated HSC program - gifted Year 10 students participate in HSC Mathematics early commencement
  • Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) Money Smart program.


  • i-Science: Year 9 extension program with the University of Sydney compass program
  •  Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Scientist in Schools program
  • primary school enrichment Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Scientist in Schools program
  • opportunities as a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) academy school.


  • geographical fieldwork
  • excursions
  • work placement
  • guest speakers
  • workshops.

Technology and applied sciences (TAS)

  • computer acceleration courses
  • hospitality program.

Creative and performing arts (CAPA)

  • music enrichment (Band and vocal) program
  • art extension programs: Sydney Story Factory/Museum of Contemporary Art program (new in 2017)
  • Western Sydney University links
  • Student participation with the DoE Arts Unit - String Sinfonia, School Spectacular as examples
  • Cooks River Arts & Culture Alliance (CRACA)
  • in-class, assemblies and other school events
  • Canterbury-Hurlstone Park Creative Arts and Music program
  • NSW Education Week at Ashfield Mall
  • local primary schools as part of multicultural events
  • local Council festivals (such as. Lakemba Haldon St Festival)
  • Cantervale.

Personal development, health and physical education (PDHPE)

  • Sport Extension programs - Australian foootball league (AFL), national rugby league (NRL), soccer clinics; student representation at region and state levels
  • National Diversity Sports Championship program
  • University of Sydney WISE Teens - Mindfulness and Resilience program.