There are many extra curricular activities available at Crestwood High School.
Crestwood High School provides opportunities for playing in a variety of ensemble situations, catering to players of different levels of ability. Our regular weekly ensembles consist of a stage band, concert band and the Crestwood High School's acoustic sounds ensemble. For more information see the bands page.
Blooms cafe is a program that has been developed by Crestwood High School to train Year 10 boys as baristas. This successful program was established in 2006 and we have trained over 300 boys. The aim is to connect the boys to the school and give them skills they can use in the future. For more information see the boys barista training page.
Crestwood High School runs a community mentoring program for Year 11 students each year. The program aims to bring together people who have experienced life, education and business with our chosen young participants. For more information see the community mentoring program page.
Students can select a 100-hour dance course in Years 9 and 10 at Crestwood High School. This course has a focus on three areas of study: performance, composition and appreciation of dance. For more information see the dance page.
The Duke of Edinburgh
The Duke of Edinburgh award is a voluntary enrichment program that invites young people to participate in a series of personal challenges in four areas: fitness, skill, volunteering and adventurous journey. For more information, see the Duke of Edinburgh page.
The drama faculty is keen to have students showcase what they have learnt through the year. Each term a performance night gives students an opportunity to perform self-devised works to parents and friends. For more information, see the drama page.
The games group provides an opportunity for students to get together with their peers and play a variety of board-, card- and roleplaying games in a supervised environment. Games develop and exercise the social, logical and problem-solving skills which help students to excel. For more information, see the Games page.
Joost juice bar
In 2008, Crestwood High School saw the introduction of the juice bar called Joost. Each year approximately 24 Year 10 girls are trained in the art of juice making. For more information, see the Joost juice bar page.
The Crestwood High School multicultural support group has been celebrating the multicultural diversity of our school for almost 10 years. The aim of the group is to promote understanding and appreciation of the many cultural groups that comprise our school. For more information, see the multicultural group page.
Year 11 students are trained as tutors in a TAFE (technical and further education) accredited course to improve reading for under performing students in Year 7. See the peer tutoring page for more information.
Public speaking and debating
Debating is a fun and engaging activity that allows students to develop their speaking and presentation skills. It is also a way for students to showcase their talent for speaking in public. See the public speaking and debating page for more information.