More than Books

More Than Books

Whilst Carlisle, as a centre of independent Primary and Secondary Education, aims to maintain excellence in teaching practice and have academic learning as a high priority, our belief is that true preparation for life beyond schooling includes much more.

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Gardening
Agricultural Training, or ‘gardening’ to our students, is a key feature of the learning program at Carlisle.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Service to Others
As an Adventist Christian college, service to others remains a high priority.  img_4242Each year, under the guidance of their teachers, classes make a Service Plan for improving the community or helping those in need.  Projects range from aged care home visitation to yard clean-up, to fundraising, to STORMCo projects and anything else the students may dream up.  So far, the impact on the students themselves has far outweighed the obvious benefits to others.

 

 
 
 
 
 
M.E.S.H.
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M - Meet New Friends

E - Eat Good Food

S - Sports and Games

H - Help A Friend

 

M.E.S.H is a Free high school (grades 5 and up) event that is held once a month during the school term. Starting at 5:00pm with games, sports and fun. A BBQ dinner with cold drinks before gathering for singing and a message from a guest speaker. Hot milo and dessert is served after. Finishing at 7:30pm

Come along and bring a friend - EVERYONE IS WELCOME!

Sisterhood
An after-school program is offered to high school aged girls called Sisterhood. 

The program aims to connect and mentor girls and discuss teenage issues such as relationships, self-esteem, identity, peer pressure, healthy living and how God can be a part of our everyday lives. The girls enjoy the relaxed environment, sharing their thoughts, watching video clips, eating snacks and affirming each other.

Music
At Carlisle we believe that music is a valuable part of education and development.  There are various music lessons that are offered both privately and as an elective.  There are also two active choirs - the senior choir, and the primary choir which often participates in the Eisteddfod program.
 
Private lessons are offered in:
  • Piano
  • Guitar
  • Violin
  • Drums

Music items are often performed at various school functions such as speech night, school concert, annual church visits and family fun day.