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Extra curricular activities


After School Study Centre

A Study Centre operates after school hours in the Library on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons from 3:15 pm to 4:30 pm. The aim of the centre is to help student complete homework and assignments. Students can use the computers to do research and can study quietly without interruptions (with the assistance of two teachers). Complete the permission note and bring it along to the Study Centre.

Canley Vale Leo Club

Canley Vale Leo Club is a group of young leaders committed to building a bright future for our communities through engaging in a range of fund raising activities. “We Serve” is the club motto. The Canley Vale Leo Club was awarded Leo Club of the Year in 2012 for their extensive involvement in a large number of major fundraising projects throughout South-Western Sydney. By joining the Canley Vale Leo Club, students are able to interact with students across various grades and from different schools. The Leo Club would also be an excellent addition to your résumé so don’t miss out and join the club! We welcome all students with lots of fun in store. For more details see Ms Lee in the Social Science staffroom in D Block.


As part of the school commitment to protecting the environment, Greenforce was established to help implement the recycling and gardening program. Greenforce runs once a week and is made up of a group of students who volunteer their time. They perform varying tasks including the recycling program, maintaining, watering existing plants and planting new gardens. See Ms Wright in Home Economics staffroom in B Block for more information.

Chess Club

Students meet each week on a Thursday at lunch to develop skills in logical thinking, planning and spatial awareness. Students compete in a non-threatening and fun environment where they can build on relationships and create new friendships. Students can see Ms Job in the Maths staff room in D Block for more information.   

Fitness Club

The CVHS Fitness Club is designed to enhance the physical fitness of students through a range of different physical activities. This includes body combat, resistance training, Yoga and aerobic activities. The Club currently operates on Wednesday and Friday afternoons.   See Mr Kwok in the PDHPE staffroom in A Block for more information.

Sprouts Club

CVHS Sprouts Club is a fun and vibrant club for students who are interested in geographical and environmental sustainability issues. Some of the CVHS Sprouts Club initiatives include setting up vertical gardens around the school; assisting with Primary-to-Secondary Transition program; and developing short and longer term projects to improve the appearance and environmental sustainability of the school grounds. Club members are given opportunities to develop a wide range of skills, including: leadership, group work, communication, decision making, fundraising, project planning and management.  See Ms Lee or Ms Keranovic in Social Science staffroom in D Block for more information. 

Japanese Club

The Japanese Club runs Tuesday to Friday during lunchtime in D13.  The Club offers a safe space for all students who are interested in watching anime to hang out. Anime is selected by senior students to be aired during Japanese Club and students are free to watch the anime or just hang out and eat their lunch with friends.  The Japanese Club also runs anime drawing competitions once a term where students from all over the school can enter. For more information please see Ms Tanabe in Languages staffroom.


INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS are encouraged to participate in extra-curriculum activities and community projects to increase their opportunities when applying for scholarships and International Students awards.