​QACI Students have the opportunity to participate in a range of student-led clubs and activities and information for is distributed to students via screens and Teams during the term.

School-based activities include:


The Queensland Debating Union competition starts in early Term 1 and finishes in late Term 2, with the finals round occurring throughout Term 3.

Music Vocal and Instrumental Ensembles

  • Percussion Ensemble - Monday, Tuesday
  • Vocal Collective - Monday
  • String Instrumental Ensemble - Tuesday
Inidvidual student-led ensembles are actively available for students to participate and become involved in. These include but are not limited to Cello Club, Brass Band, Recording Studio.

School Enrichment Activities

QACI students participate in a variety of enrichment activities to enhance their education and wellbeing outside of the scope of formal curriculum activities.

Enrichment activities taking place at QACI in Trimester 3 (August - November) are:


Basketball skills and game at the half-court in McCaskie Park!


Students will head on an easy walk to the Pond in Victoria Park, where they will have time to relax and enjoy the surroundings of the park. 

Nature Journalling
A nature journal is a space where students can record observations, thoughts, feelings about what they see in nature. This relaxing practice will take place in Kundu Park.
Recording Studio Projects

Explore the technical side to creating music. Students will use the Recording studio on Level 6 – supervised by music teachers and guest musicians!


Students will explore a range of subject matter and drawing from life to develop their observational drawing skills, as well as experimenting with wet and dry media. Students will produce a series of small drawings on paper, different surfaces and extend these works into mixed-media collage.

​Web Design
​Learn how to design a web page using coding and other skills.  Suits beginner to advanced.
​Coding​Learn to create web pages, apps, games, or work on other computer based projects. Learn about programming languages such as  Python, Javascript or JQuery. This activity is best suited to students with some background in coding looking to build on their skills, or students with no background with a definite project in mind that they want to work on
​Card Games
​Card games are a great way to learn and the great thing about them is that you can play them anywhere. Students will learn a new game each week.
​Knitting / Crotchet

Learn basics of knitting whilst having great conversation.​ Students can knit for various charities or create their own project!

​Thread Heads (Sewing)

Learn how to sew! Upcycle, Recycle, Reuse materials no longer in use to create new, purposed items, such as: Bags, pencil case, tote bags etc. Or work on your own project, such as crocheting.

​STEAM Scientific Innovation

Explore the importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in this STEM enrichment where you create, design and carry out your own project.

​Eloquence Media Training
​Students will learn about 3D animation, video editing and game design.

Learn the basics of gardening and keeping indoor plants alive. Students will help to maintain the outdoor plants Level 4 Deck along with learning to care for the indoor plants as well!

​Jazz Dance

A student-run Jazz class, which incorporates ballet technique, contemporary floorwork and jazz rhythms. For beginners to trained dancers, this class will be highly enjoyable for all lovers of dance.

​Model United Nations

Model United Nations (MUN) is an educational simulation in which students can learn about diplomacy, international relations, global politics and the United Nations. Students will assume the role of the delegate for a specific country and will vote on resolutions on behalf of that country in a simulated General Assembly. Topics covered in this enrichment are varied, and include the question of the death penalty, the question of the political participation of adolescents, and the question of the right to the hijab and other religious garments, amongst many others.

​AUSLANStudents will learn sign language.

This enrichment is run by an AUSLAN teacher who will teach you the basics of communication in sign language. 

​Mural Projects

The Mural Projects Collective group will work as a creative team, researching the history of murals and a wide range of contemporary art practices that will give them the opportunity to collaborate on several vibrant and mixed-media murals. Students will extend upon their current art knowledge as well as learn new approaches and techniques to construct murals across the QACI campus.

​Visual Art Own Projects

​Students will spend an hour being arty in a freestyle manner.  A self-led art session where you can create what you want.


​Students learn how to pay attention to the present moment with openness, curiosity and without judgement. Learn to manage feelings and thoughts with the lifelong skill of everyday mindfulness, any time of the day.

​Theatre Sports

​Theatresports is a form of improvisational theatre, which uses the format of a competition for dramatic effect. Opposing teams can perform scenes based on audience suggestions, with ratings by the audience or by a panel of judges.

​Blender Club

​Blender is a free and open-source 3D computer graphics software tool-set used for creating animated films, visual effects, art, 3D-printed models, motion graphics, interactive 3D applications, virtual reality, and, formerly, video games. Be led by one of our amazing students through various activities that allow you to interact with this exciting tool-set.

​Origami​Students will learn the traditional Japanese art of paper folding.
​Spanish Radio Podcast
​SPANISH B students/Native Spanish Speakers only! Contribute to Spanish Program in Radio 4EB FM 98.1 by creating a podcast, discussing all sorts of interesting topics.
​Chinese Calligraphy
​Students develop basic skills such as landscape painting and calligraphy writing and couplets that are closely relevant to Chinese Culture.

Student Media Team

As a member of the QACI Student Media Team, students capture the essence of QACI and tell our student story through photography, film and editing, journalism, and Print Design work. Students may be required to attend school events outside of normal school time and be available for some lunchtime activities. Students need to apply to be a member of the team. Students meet weekly on a Thursday lunchtime.

Student Podcast

As a member of the QACI Student Podcast Team, students capture the essence of QACI and tell our student story through a visual podcast for social media. Students apply to be a member of this team and meet regularly to film, edit and publish their podcast on YouTube and Instagram (@qacikg).

Inter School Gala Days

Year 10 QACI Students have the opportunity to participate in the North West Secondary District Gala Days held in Term 1 and Term 3.

Term 1 Gala Day is taking place Friday 31 March at the Southpine Sports Complex and include:

  • Ultimate Disc (mixed)
  • Futsal (mixed)
  • Basketball (mixed)
  • Beach Volleyball (boys & girls)
  • Netball (girls & mixed)
  • Rugby League (boys)
  • AFL (mixed)
For more information students should make contact with Mr Terry McKinven, Sport and Enrichment Coordinator.

Representative Sport

QACI as a member of the North West Secondary District Sport with access to representative sporting pathways such as Metroplitan North School Sport and Queensland School Sport. These pathways are accessed through the North West Secondary District Trials.

Information on the sports and trial dates can be found by visiting the Metropolitan North School Sports Website.

QACI will also inform students of opportunities via internal communication channels.

Last reviewed 29 May 2023
Last updated 29 May 2023