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
- Free Rangers
- Fun Languages
- Ukulele Project
- Junior and Senior Choir
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 375 976.
Turner After School Chess
Tuesday afternoons from 3pm to 4:30pm. Qualified Master Level coaches. All ages and all skill levels invited.
Play, learn and enjoy! Contact Shaun Press on 0488954938 or 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.
Contact Karthyani Krishnan on 0401 405241
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.
Learn practical skills and get your hands dirty be in the outdoors in the fresh air. Monday and Thursdays 3-5pm. Kindergarten to year 6.
Fun Languages for Children - Creating Global Citizens - Learn Mandarin.
IN SCHOOL CLUBS - Lunch and Recess
Ukulele Project - Wednesday mornings at 8:15am in the big hall on Condamine Street. We finish before the start of day bell.
Anyone is welcome - from beginner to brilliant.
We have students, parents, staff and community all having fun together. You can bring your own ukulele and if you don’t have one, you can borrow one for the session. Hope to see you there! Led by Allison Edmonds
Year 5/6 Djembe group - Wednesday lunchtime and is open to year 5/6 students. Limited spots due to the number of djembes and will open to other year groups only if we have spaces. For any drumming adults, if you have your own full-sized djembe, you are welcome to come join us from 11-11:50am on Wednesday morning in the music room. Led by Allison Edmonds and Effie Logan
Years 3 to 6 Chess club - Mondays at lunchtime from 11-11:50am in the Senior Hall. Led by Rima Kemp.
Year 5/6 Coding Club - Georgia’s classroom – C5. Fridays from lunch eating time, BYO class Chromebook. Led by Georgia Stephens, Phil and Ivan.
Earthlings - for anyone who loves our environment, enjoys problem solving, likes working in teams and wants to make a difference for our school. We work together to find solutions to problems and make our community a better place for everyone. Join Laura and Flick in the library every Wednesday recess at 1:30pm. Together, we will do great things! Led by Laura Langston and Felicity O’Flynn.
Senior Choir - Tuesday during the first half of lunch in the music room and all children in years 3-6 are welcome to attend. This is an opportunity for students who love to sing in a choir setting and wish to build on their repertoire of songs in preparation for performances such as assemblies, community events, Limelight and Northside Spectacular. We hope to see many familiar and new faces join us this year. Led by Julie Mayhew and Jocelyn James
Junior Choir - Sessions will be on Wednesdays during the first half of lunch and all children in K-2 are welcome to attend. They will build a repertoire of songs over the year, many of which will be performed at assemblies, to the preschool classes and at the fete. We hope to see many familiar and new faces join us this year. Led by Jess Engele and Kayla Gifford
Turner’s Pedals to the Petal club - Every recess Monday and Friday join Flick in the garden to dig, plant, weed, clean and repair. We grow plants, fix bikes, enjoy sunshine and fresh air. Come along to get your hands dirty and have some no-pressure fun. When: 1:30pm (recess) Monday and Friday. Where: Kitchen garden, next to the train yard. Meet at the gate. Led by Felicity O’Flynn