Over the past 10 years our showcase choir has
continually been growing in confidence and enrolments. From our Year
7’s to Year 12’s, the showcase choir is a relaxed club that meets once a
week (Recess 1 on Wednesdays) as a full ensemble with a chance to enjoy modern vocal
repertoire. The students select their songs based around yearly
productions and look to cover as many classics and popular songs as
possible. The small group eventually turns into a real close family
that not only enjoys each other’s company but also experiences the chance
to sing as a group/duet/trio or solo. They currently learn under the
guidance of Mrs Little and Mr Hodgo, and both teachers are again
excited about the upcoming 2020 Aldridge Got Talent production.
purpose of the Art Club is to provide students the opportunity to engage in The Arts
with guidance from the supervising teacher, Ms Prince. This club, which meets
in F10 Recess 1 of every Tuesday, will be project based, allowing students to
collaborate on a range of artistic forms to produce an outcome that can be
shared with the school and wider community. It will also allow a space for
students to work on their own projects.
Chess Club officially meet in the library Recess 2 of every Thursday however
students are encouraged to come along and use the Chess resources in the
library at any time during lunch breaks. The Club participate in three Wide Bay
Championships throughout the year and have a volunteer from the Maryborough
Monarchs who attends during Recess once a week to coach the students and help
build on their skills. For anyone interested in being a part of the club,
please see Mrs Higgins in the Aldridge Library.
Eco Committee Club
The focus of the Aldridge Eco Committee Club is to develop, implement and monitor the school's Eco-Action Plan that addresses the environmental concerns of the school
community. A major project the students are working on is to implement
recycling bins around the school grounds. The students will be responsible for
creating the ideas surrounding marketing and advertising of the bins purpose
and where to position these bins in the school grounds to make it easy to
monitor their use and collect their refuse. They will also be in charge of
educating the entire school of the importance of their function in reducing off
site impacts such as pollution and contribution to unsustainable landfill in
our local area.
The club meets every second Wednesday in Recess 1 (day 8 of timetable) and every second Friday in Recess 1 (day 5 of timetable). If students are interested in becoming a member of the Eco
Committee Club they are encouraged to speak to Mr Yates or Ms Graham.
Dance club offers students the opportunity to experience dance in a safe and fun environment. Students will learn dance skills and techniques as well as learning dances, with the overall goal of performing for a live audience. Dance helps build student self-confidence, spatial awareness and teamwork skills in a collaborative and inclusive environment. All students are welcome! Dance club meets at Recess 1 every Thursday.
Drama club is a space where we
explore a variety of theatre genres and styles. During our sessions we learn
new techniques and rehearse skills in making dramatic meaning. Through working
together members of our troupe build valuable life skills such as confidence,
focus, teamwork, creativity and empathy through experiencing different
characters and situations. Drama club is a supportive environment that is full
of energy and entertainment, and we’re looking forward to expanding our
presence at Aldridge this year. If you have a passion in any of these areas
please come and check out our Drama club at Recess 1 on Mondays & Thursdays.
Duke of Edinburgh
students involved in the Duke of Edinburgh club meet every Friday at Recess 1
in C7 to plan, prepare and train for the adventurous journey component of the Duke
of Edinburgh award. Mr Doneman is working alongside the students to ensure
they are on track to achieve the award they are working so hard for.