After School Activities

Silkwood School offers a variety of activities, providing opportunities for students to continue pursuing their interests and enjoying the company of friends after school finishes for the day. 

Activities are professionally organised and run either by our community or by external providers.

After School Activities with COVID Restrictions

We are excited to report that our After School Activities Program has resumed with COVID-19 considerations in place. 

Unfortunately, Wolfpack will not be returning for the rest of 2020. We do look forward to seeing them back in 2021!

The full schedule for Term 4 can be viewed by clicking the button below. Below you will also find individual details of the activities on offer. Be sure to book early to avoid disappointment! 

Woodwind - Saxophone, Clarinet or Flute
Woodwind Lessons Available at Silkwood

***Classes currently full for Term 4 2020***

Learn to express yourself on Saxophone, Clarinet or Flute with Harry. Have fun learning the music you love & learn a new life-long, creative and emotive skill! 

Great for anyone who loves music, loves to explore or work things out & for anyone who loves a fun challenge!

All ages and ability are welcome – there are some school instruments still available for hire! Please get in touch if you are curious or would like to know more. Would love to work something out! 

Contact: Harry m: 0413781707 e:

Harry Otley - Woodwind Teacher Silkwood School

Silkwood School Chess Program 2020

Day & Time: Mondays 3.15—4.15pm

Venue: LOTE Room

Cost per Term: $105 for Term 4

Dates: Monday 12th October—30th November

To register and pay for your child/ren please go to our secure web site and click on the ‘parents’ icon. 

  • Set up an account using your details or log in using your username & password.
  • Once your dashboard comes up click on student coaching
  • 'Add student' if you haven’t already added your child, new enrolment, then select the new term, add to cart and checkout.

Please note that your registration for the class isn’t complete until payment has been received. Our term fee is for a minimum of 8 lessons. Once you have registered & paid please send your children along to the next scheduled lesson.

For families with three or more children attending and those starting part way through the term please contact our office directly to enrol on 07 5522 7221.

Parents/Carers are asked to please collect your children promptly at the end of the lesson or late fees may apply.

For full terms & conditions please visit our web site

Gardiner Chess - Silkwood School

Gecko Sports Athletics Program Prep - Year 3

Gecko Sports After-school Athletics Program 

Throughout this program children will learn the fundamental skills of running, jumping and throwing while participating in fun games such as obstacle courses and relays.

When: Mondays - 3:15pm - 4pm 

Where: Silkwood Primary School Oval

Start: Monday 19th October 2020

Finish: Monday 23rd November 2020 (6-week program)

Year Levels: Prep - Year 3

Cost: FREE!

Each child must:

  • Wear comfortable running shoes
  • Wear a hat
  • Bring a bottle of water and a snack with them

Parents are required to sign their child out from the Athletics Coaches supervision at 4pm on the Primary School Oval.

Prep students will be collected by the Athletics Coach at the end of the day and escorted to the Primary School Oval.

Conditions: Students MUST be enrolled in Helping Hands to enrol in this free activity 

Click here to book!

Program information  

The IAAF Kids’ Athletics Program is designed to develop the fundamental skills of running, jumping and throwing in a fun and engaging way using modified equipment.

The IAAF Kids’ Athletics Program is fully aligned with all relevant school curriculum competencies and is available for three age groups (P-2, 3-4, 5-6).

This ensures the children participate in age appropriate sessions and can progress as their competencies develop.

Athletics is a foundation sport, giving children the fundamental skills that are transferable across all sports.

The IAAF Kids’ Athletics Program consists of a number of highly engaging learning sessions and culminates in a fun, team based event.

IAAF Kids’ Athletics is one of the biggest grassroots development programs in the world of sports.

The action packed participation based program is designed to meet the development needs of children of all abilities.

This package is coach delivered for seven sessions.


  • I understand that school policies about behaviour apply during Sporting Schools program time.
  • I will provide my child with running shoes, a hat, a water bottle and a snack for these session.
  • Students must be enrolled with Helping Hands to be eligible for enrolment with after school sports.
  • I understand that my child will be booked into OHSC at my cost if they do not have what they need to participate or I am late to pick them up from the Allocated drop off on time.  Fees apply.
  • I understand that my child will be booked into OHSC if they do not co-operate with the Sports Co-ordinator and do not actively participate with the group.  Fees apply.
  • I understand enrolling my child is for the full duration of the 6 week After School Sports Program.
  • I understand that my child must stay in the sports program until the end of each session and is not to be picked up earlier. 
  • I understand that the sports co-ordinator/coach will be signing my child in for sports and I must sign my child out before leaving the activity.
  • I understand that my child will be given a green card to go to the toilet and a drink of water and red card for First Aid by the Sports Co-ordinator.
  • I understand that afternoon tea will not be supplied by the program.

Want to know how to enrol?

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