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Secondary Co-Curriculars

A range of co-curricular activities are offered at Sathya Sai College in line with the guiding principle of the school, “Character Development with Academic Excellence”.  

Service Clubs

Service activities are central to the school’s philosophy and values. Service Clubs, which are run by each year level, are the cornerstone of our co-curricular. As part of the Education in Human Values program, each year level selects and undertakes a service project in order to give back to the community and engage in selfless service. 

In the past, Service Clubs in the high school have included: 

  • Building bee hotels 
  • Helping out at the Friendship Fest 
  • Visiting local nursing homes 
  • Designing a Community Garden 
  • Planting trees 
  • Cleaning up the school 
  • Participating in bush regeneration 
  • Mentoring younger students 
  • Planning and implementing well-being activities 
  • Creating gifts and wellbeing packs for those in need 
  • Helping out on a local farm 
  • Creating and maintaining a garden 
  • Caring for the school chickens 
  • Fundraising for various charities 
  • Volunteering at the Kinship Festival 

Sporting Opportunities ​

Students are encouraged to put their best foot forward and do their best in all activities. In addition to weekly in-school sport and whole-school activities such as the Swimming Carnival, Athletics Carnival and Cross Country, students have the opportunity to participate in a range of co-curricular sporting activities.  

Sporting activities: 

  • Lunchtime Gym 
  • Rowing 
  • Friendly volleyball matches against other local schools 
  • TAFE NSW School Netball Cup 
  • Stage 4 Swimming Program 

Representative sport takes place through the NCIS (North Coast Independent Schools) and CIS ( Combined Independent Schools), with students having the opportunity to represent the school in a variety of sports. There are both individual sports and team sports, where a team may be fielded by the school or may be made up of students from a variety of independent schools. Depending on their abilities, students can go as far as to represent the state in their sport of choice. 

 Representative sport opportunities include: 

  • Athletics 
  • Swimming 
  • Cross Country 
  • Basketball 
  • Football 
  • Hockey 
  • Netball 
  • Rugby 7s 
  • Rugby League 
  • Surfing 
  • Tennis 
  • Touch Football 
  • Volleyball 
  • Cricket 
  • Softball 
  • Baseball 
  • AFL  
  • Diving 
  • Golf 
  • Triathlon 

Activities and Clubs

The co-curricular activities and clubs on offer vary each year with student interest and the opportunities available, for example:

  • Write a Book in a Day 
  • Byron Writers’ Festival
  • Various writing competitions
  • HSC Extended Writing Workshop
  • Byron Writers’ Festival Story Board
  • Slam Poetry
  • Courage to Care
  • Anzac Day March
  • Les Peterkin Portrait Prize
  • TAFE Yes Program
  • Gold Coast Careers Festival
  • STEM Enrichment program
  • Clean Up Australia Day
  • TSC Pitch for Change
  • SSC Youth Ensemble
  • African Drumming Ensemble
  • A Night to Shine concert
  • RRISK Program
  • Year 10 Mentorship Program


  • Founders’ Day
  • Wellbeing Days
  • School Trees Day
  • Safe on Social
  • Harmony Day
  • Love Bites Program
  • Body Kind Week
  • Screen Futures Day
  • HTA Study Day
  • Year 7 & 8 Camp
  • NAIDOC Week activities
  • Outdoor Classroom Day
  • CPR HELP Program
  • Hip Hop Dance Classes
  • Family Centre Resilience Program
  • Make a Skateboard workshop
  • Science Week
  • Taste of TAFE Day
  • PASS Outdoor Recreation Camp
  • Tweed Schools Environmental Leadership Program
  • Sustainability Committee
  • Lunchtime Library
  • Drawing Club
  • Commonwealth Bank Start Smart Program
  • $20 Boss Business Program 
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