Learning is a life-long adventure. St Stephen’s fosters learning outside the classroom through a range of extra-curricular activities that allow students to engage with their wider interests, socialise and experience new pursuits. Some of these include:
Students prosper when among like-minded
people. St Stephen’s is home to a range of special interest clubs comprising
staff and students with aligned hobbies and pursuits.
These include chess, debating, robotics, LEGO Club, life skills, dance, public speaking, mathematics, visual arts, language, music, knitting, reading, environment, social justice, mock trials, study, drama and more.
St Stephen’s prides itself on its music program, offering musically-talented
students access to a range of choirs, ensembles, bands and orchestras.
They can also sign up to an Instrumental Music Tuition program, individual tuition, instrument hire, a specialist Music Program and the School’s stage and community performances.
Whether under the spotlight or behind-the-scenes, students can
bring stories to life in the School’s busy calendar of drama and dance
productions and musical performances.
The popular whole school production brings the community together every two years for exciting and colourful stage shows.
Students are provided with active learning experiences in the form
of sleepovers, excursions, incursions, camps and tours from Year 1 to Year
These encounters allow students to experience the world and create memories while interacting with their peers and teachers in a different setting. See our Primary and Secondary pages to discover what camps and tours are available.
We provide opportunities to take part in Australian Rules Football, soccer, basketball, netball, volleyball, tennis, rugby and cricket at a competitive level. Our Elite Athlete Program and Athlete Development Program support successful sportspeople.
The School is part of the Northern Independent Primary Schools Sports Association (NIPSSA) and participates in Interhouse and Interschool carnivals. We are also members of the Associated & Catholic Colleges of WA (ACC), Coastal Associated Schools (CAS) and take part in the School Sports WA Champion School Sports (CSS) Carnivals.
The School’s highly-regarded Service Learning programs show students how to have a heart for others in the
This can be through giving time, goods and assistance at local events to our international tours where St Stephen’s staff and students continue to build, maintain and connects with less fortunate communities in countries such as India, South Africa and Malaysia.
Our Outdoor Education program exposes students to the environment through activities including orienteering, canoeing, sailing and camping. It teaches them how to enjoy and learn from the environment with respect.
This is complemented by the School’s own rural property spanning more than 100 acres in Dwellingup adjacent to Lane Poole Reserve. Called The Kaadadjan Centre (which translates to ‘The Knowledge Centre’) this property has over 800 metres of Murray River frontage and is adjacent to the Bibbulmun Track and Munda Biddi Trail.