At Mitchell State School students engage in weekly physical education classes where skills are learnt through the playing of a variety of sports. Sports including basketball, volleyball, hockey, touch, soccer and tennis form part of the sports program.
Softball Gala Days
Students can participate in a interschool Softball Gala Day competition each year competing against a range of teams in a competition.
A local Little Athletics organisation was formed several years ago with the aim of providing children with the opportunity to develop a range of athletic skills in a variety of disciplines. A main purpose of the organisation is on personal development as an athlete with an emphasis on developing fitness and having fun while competing to improve their own personal goals. Children have the opportunity to compete against other clubs and also represent Mitchell Little Athletics at district and state carnivals.
Our students have access to instrumental music. This program enables students to play a range of instruments including brass, woodwind and percussion.
Camps and Excursions
The students have the opportunity to participate in a range of camp types. Every 2 years the below camps are scheduled:
Year 3 and 4 camping at Carnarvon Gorge National Park
Year 5 through to Year 10 to Noosa Northshore. This is an outdoor beach camp where students engaged in a range of activities including surfing, paddle boarding, tubing and raft building.
The Columboola Environmental Education Centre (EEC) aims to provide quality environmental and outdoor education programs for a wide range of client groups, both locally and beyond. Columboola EEC encourages an appreciation of our natural and social environment in a learning rich, socially just, caring environment. Through visits to Mitchell State School, students have been involved in activities such as:
Paint the Town Read
This annual event, usually held on the last Thursday of Term 3, brings Mitchell State School and other schools in the region students, staff, parents and the wider Mitchell community together to encourage students to read for enjoyment, as well as to learn. The event is becoming more popular each year with guest authors engaging with the students in storytelling and reading.