Junior School sport endeavours to develop the children’s fitness, strength, coordination, flexibility, speed, agility, body awareness and orientation, game skills and knowledge. The students have access to a wide variety of recreational, team, and competitive sporting opportunities to develop collaboration, confidence, and resilience skills. All offerings also build a strong sense of belonging, teamwork, and community. The program also provides invaluable opportunities for girls to interact and strengthen friendships across all year levels.

St Hilda’s is a member of JIGSSA, the Junior Independent Girls’ Schools’ Sports Association of Western Australia with the students in upper primary participating in a number of Interschool carnivals.

Cocurricular Sport offerings include:

• Water Polo
• Tennis
• Swimming
• Netball
• Running Club
• Hockey
• Basketball
• Cross Country
• Soccer
• Volleyball
• Athletics


Several choirs, orchestras, bands and ensembles meet every week. Each group is given many performance opportunities in school concerts, chapel services, and numerous events outside of school for the wider community. All students who are enrolled in individual Voice or Instrumental tuition at St Hilda’s are expected to participate in at least one of these groups.

Junior School Music Cocurricular offerings include:

• Chaminade Flute Choir
• Coro Angelico
• Camerata String Orchestra
• Junior Concert Band
• Guitar Ensemble
• Taiko Drumming Club
• String Stars Ensemble

Speech and Drama

Speech and Drama is offered at St Hilda’s as part of the cocurricular program for Year 4 to Year 12 students and is taught by specialist teachers from the Speech and Drama Association of Western Australia. Students may progress through the external Speech and Drama exam system (as with Music) or can take lessons without doing exams. Once a year, the Speech and Drama students perform a Speech and Drama Showcase for the ‘Exam Stream’ students. This is an evening of rehearsed pieces of theatre and is an opportunity for parents to view their daughter’s dramatic work

Outdoor Education

Outdoor Education at St Hilda’s is a comprehensive sequential program designed to instill a passion for the outdoors and the environment in our students. Students are involved in year level curriculum programs from Year 2 – 10. These experiences are developed to engage students in the environment, personal growth, wellbeing, leadership, independence, interpersonal skills, cultural awareness and resilience. Each program has a specific focus to help develop students outside of the classroom.

Clubs and Committees

At the heart of all the programs and initiatives that St Hilda’s offers, we reflect on the best interests of the girls, how can we best support them in achieving a balance in their lives across all domains and we recognise that every girl’s individual needs and capacity may be different. We strive to focus on ensuring that each girl is supported and to assist them in finding a sense of belonging at St Hilda’s.

Some of the Junior School opportunities on offer include:
• Art Club
• Study Club
• French Club
• Debating
• Nature Play
• Mindfulness Activities
• Robotics
• Speakers Challenge
• Drawing and Painting Club
• Plus so much more.