Academic & Cultural Enrichment

At Lavalla Catholic College, exciting Experiential Learning opportunities are presented during each year. They are designed to enrich the learning of our students and to engage their thinking. All Enhancement opportunities are open to students through an application process, some with parental endorsement required. Experiential Learning opportunities may cater for particular Year Levels or subjects, spaces are limited.

Some of the opportunities include:
  • ACMI – Race Around the Square
  • Coastal Ambassadors
  • Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
  • Maths Challenge
  • University Visit
  • Spring Fashion Festival
  • Chess Club
  • Australian Ballet – Behind the Scenes & Studio Workshop
  • Mozart Opera Night
  • Fibonacci Swanston Street Walk
  • Author in Residence
  • Arts Connect – Gallery Visit and Workshop
  • Liturgical Dance
  • LOTE Lygon Street visit
  • A taste of Melbourne
  • Author in Residence
  • Chemistry Olympiads – Melbourne University
  • Royal Women’s Hospital – Girls In Science
  • ICAS
  • Melbourne Laneway – Street Art Walk
  • Victorian Institute of Sport – Albert Park, Melbourne
  • Lavalla Writers’ Group
  • History & Geography Competitions
  • Musical Theatre Productions

Social Justice Groups include:

  • Young Marists

Immersion Opportunities Include:

  • Italian Immersion Experience
  • Fiji Immersion Experience

Competitions that are available for students to take part in, include:

  • ICAS: Digital Technologies
  • ICAS: Science
  • ICAS: Writing
  • ICAS: Spelling (Yr 7 Students Only)
  • ICAS: English
  • ICAS: Mathematics
  • Dante Alighieri Competition LOTE (Italian)
  • Tournament of the Minds
  • Australian Maths Trust
  • WestPac Maths Competition
  • Melbourne University Maths Competition
  • Geography Competition
  • History Competition
  • Novella Somerset Writing Competition
  • Book in a Day Competition
  • Spirit of ANZAC Competition
  • Titration Competition
  • ANCQ Competition
  • Gippsland Independent Schools (ArtFest/MuzFest)
  • Debating
  • Shared Stories Anthology