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Clubs and societies

Opportunities for leadership and external participation in a broad range of activities increase as students enter the middle school years.  In addition to our music and sporting opportunities, students may participate in a range of programs that are actively supported by the school community.

Clubs and groups

  • Debating – is offered to students in Years 5 and 6 with the opportunity to participate in competitions against local state and private schools.
  • Chess – is offered to students from Years 1 to 6 and they compete in local competitions each term.
  • Optiminds – Ascot State School has a proud history in the Optiminds Competition and won the National Award in 2015. 

Extra-curricular activities

  • High Achievers Program – highly capable Year 6 students are invited to Kelvin Grove State College on Wednesday afternoons to participate in a range of subjects including English, Mathematics, Drama, Visual Arts, Science and Design Technology. 
  • STEM Science – selected students with an interest in STEM are invited to participate in a STEM challenge at Aviation High School. 
  • SPARQed (University of QLD Partnership) – for students in Years 5 and 6 to work alongside scientists.
  • Mini Thinkers Festival – for high-achieving students in Years 3 and 4 in a range of areas including Writing and Coding.
  • Ascot’s Got Talent – in term four each year, students from Prep to Year 6 are invited to nominate for a performance to be identified.