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Canterbury Boys High School

Canterbury Boys High School

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Extra-Curricular at Canterbury Boys

At Canterbury Boys, we believe in providing our boys with an all-rounded curriculum. We provide a range of extra-curricular activities for students across Years 7 to 12 to experience and extend their learning.

Whole school extra-curricular activities 

·         Premier’s Reading Challenge (PRC)

The PRC is organised through our library. Students are encouraged to participate in this valuable initiative

·         Duke of Edinburgh Award

Each student who participates in the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme has the opportunity to learn a new skill, improve their physical well-being, contribute to their community and experience a team adventure.

·         Knockout sporting competitions

Knockout competitions are hold on various dates and venues throughout the year.

If you are talented in a specific sport and would like to participate at a competitive level against other high schools, join a knockout team.

Knockout sports commonly offered are: rugby league, soccer, volleyball, basketball and cricket.

Faculty based extra-curricular activities 

Examples of programs and activities connected to faculty areas include:


  • Debating
  • Theatre Group


  • World of Maths incursion


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


  • Geographical fieldwork
  • Historical site studies
  • Excursions
  • Work placement
  • Guest speakers
  • Workshops

Learning Support

  • PEERS program
  • Fusion
  • Love Bits

Creative and performing arts (CAPA) and Technology and Applied Sciences (TAS)

  • Western Sydney University links
  • Student participation with the Arts Unit for example School Spectacular
  • Cooks River Arts & Culture Alliance (CRACA)
  • Assemblies and other school events
  • Canterbury-Hurlstone Park Creative Arts and Music program
  • Local Council festivals (such as. Lakemba Haldon St Festival)
  • Cantervale.

Personal development, health and physical education (PDHPE)

  • ​​Sport extension programs - Oz Tag, student representation at region and state levels in athletics, cross country and swimming.
  • Participation in Carnival of the Codes - Biannual, offering coaching opportunities for students.
  • Training for specific knockout and grade sport teams throughout the year.
  • Participation in the 'bstreeetsmart' road safety program