Before, during and after school activities
Turner School has a range of onsite activities for students including:
- School Age Care (before and after school care)
- Preschool Care
- Turner Trebles Choir
- Turner After School Chess
- Canberra Youth Theatre
- Piano lessons
- Celtic Arts - guitar and violin lessons
- Chinese language lessons
- Junior Choir
- Senior Choir
- Boot camp
- Lunch time chess
- Green Rangers
- Years 3/4 Recorder Group
- Turner After School Yoga
Turner School Age Care (K-6)
Turner School Age Care provides before school (7.30–9am), after school (3–6pm) and school holiday care for children attending Turner School (K-6). Child Care Benefit and Rebate is available to eligible families.
Turner Preschool Care
Turner Preschool Care provides after preschool care for children attending Turner Preschool. Child Care Benefit and Rebate is available to eligible families.
Contact 0417 436 853
Turner Trebles choirs
Tobias Cole directs the two Turner Trebles choirs – boys (8am Monday) and girls (8am Tuesday) in the Senior Hall. If your child enjoys singing and wants to develop his/her voice and musical skills in a choir directed by one of Canberra's leading singers and conductors contact Tobias on 0437 375976.
Contact Tobias Cole on 0437 375976.
Turner After School Chess
Jeff Suptut teaches chess in the Multipurpose Room.
Monday afternoons (3pm-4.15pm) – Beginners.
Tuesday afternoons (3pm- 4.15pm) – Intermediate and competitive players.
Contact Jeff Suptut at firstname.lastname@example.org
Canberra Youth Theatre
Canberra Youth Theatre runs after school Drama in Primary Schools workshops for year 5/6 students (Wednesday) and years 2-4 students (Thursday) in the Senior Hall.
K-6 Piano lessons
Karthyani Krishnan offers piano lessons at Turner School before school, during the school day and after school for students from kindergarten to year 6.
Celtic Arts - guitar and violin lessons
Celtic Arts Agency offers guitar and violin lessons at Turner School during the school day for students from year 1 to year 6. The Agency has a philosophy of providing a broad musical education which includes sight reading, ear playing, theory, improvisation, rhythm, varied musical styles and general musicianship. We provide a friendly, non-judgmental environment in which to stimulate students.
Chinese language lessons
FCCCI Chinese School offers a Chinese language program in the Multipurpose room on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons from 3.30–5.30pm with supervision from 3.00pm.
Junior and Senior Choirs
Senior Choir, Senior Hall – Tuesday lunch
Junior Choir, Junior Hall – Tuesday 8.30am
Harmony Ensemble (5/6), Senior Hall with – Friday 8.30am
Contact Julia on 62056622 or 62056500.
Tuesday, 8.30am, quad
Wednesday 8.30am, quad
Friday 8.30am, quad
Run by our teachers Sandra Home, Angela Muir and Lyndsey Simcoe – no registration required, just come along!
Lunch time chess
Multipurpose Room with Jeff Suptut – Tuesday lunch
Green Rangers meet once per week to look after chickens, garden and raise awareness of being a sustainable school.
Junior Green Rangers – Tuesday
Senior Green Rangers – Friday
Run by our teachers Heather Walker, Helen Middleton, Emily Gregory and Sally Higgison.
Years 3/4 Recorder Group
Multipurpose Room with Cath Blake – Thursday lunch
Turner After School Yoga
Empower your children through yoga and mindfulness activities in a safe and supportive environment.
Yoga serves to improve overall health, increase strength and flexibility, improve focus and attention, decrease stress and anxiety, support greater sensory integration and improve emotional regulation.
Age group: 7-12 years
When: Tuesdays 3.15pm – 4.15pm
Where: Senior Hall
Cost: $12 per child per session - Bookings essential