Co-curricular Activities

The college offers a wide range of cultural activities including music, drama, dance and debating. Students can also take part in sporting activities such as rugby, soccer, badminton, basketball, volleyball, tennis, squash, hockey, dragonboating and etc

Education outside the classroom and co-curricular activities

  • assist in the physical, social, cultural and human development of students
  • encourage the constructive use of leisure time
  • develop team spirit and cooperation
  • lead to service.

Students are therefore encouraged to get involved and participate in some form of activity outside the normal class curriculum.

Taita College offers a wide range of activities, clubs, sports, cultural and music groups.

Encourage your child to join and be involved in:

  • Christian Fellowship
  • Debating, Library
  • Civil Defence, Duke of Edinburgh Award (See below)
  • Australian Mathematics Competitions, Science Fair
  • Choir, Jazz Band, Rock Groups, Itinerant Music Scheme
  • Nga Manu Korero Speech Contests, Poly Club
  • Model United Nations General Assembly, Commonwealth Students Conference
  • Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Bowls, Cricket, Football, Futsal, Hockey, Netball,
  • Rugby, Small-bore Shooting, Tennis, Touch, Volleyball,
  • Water polo.

Students may also be given the opportunity to go on a variety of recreational, sporting or educational field trips.

Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award

Taita College is a proud supporter of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award and encourages our year 10 students to begin this journey by participating in the Bronze section of the award.
Through the Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award our students gain resilience, life skills, leadership skills and respect for our whenua, others and themselves.
For more information please visit the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award website:


Education Outside the Classroom