Principal's Message

Principal's Message

Some opportunities, like the Junior School FRIENDS program are woven into the curriculum whilst others like the Year 8 Compass, the Year 9 Response, the Year 10 Journey and the Year 11 Mentoring programs are voluntary. They are all, if I’m honest, quite remarkable. These programs are an integral part of the education on offer here, and I would encourage you to talk to your children about joining in.

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Emmanuel Senior School Athletics team claims APS Title!

Emmanuel Senior School Athletics team claims APS Title!

Aug 13 - Our Emmanuel Athletics team has done it again, winning our 3rd APS title in the last 4 years, with a superb team performance at Griffith Uni today.

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Emmanuel College administers a specialised co-curricular Speech and Drama program. Speech and Drama is a hugely beneficial, enjoyable and creative avenue for learning. 

Our Speech and Drama program aims to:

  • build confidence and self-esteem
  • develop confident speakers and performers
  • encourage an appreciation and love of literature and wide variety of dramatic genres
  • develop an understanding of stagecraft
  • provide regular performance opportunities
  • provide opportunities to participate in examinations and competitions (Eisteddfod and Solo Acts)
  • support and enhance academic oral presentation

Emmanuel College co-curricular Speech and Drama students have the opportunity to participate in studies in the following areas:

  • Public speaking
  • Effective reading
  • Critical listening
  • Prose, poetry and drama
  • Improvisation
  • Mime
  • Voice Production (articulation, projection etc)
  • Choral Verse Speaking 

Click here to download the Speech and Drama Program Brochure or the Enrolment Form

You can now also enrol and pay online.  


Students of Speech and Drama have the opportunity to sit examinations with either Trinity Guildhall or AMEB (Australian Music Examinations Board). Exams are optional and provide a portfolio of examinations at Grade, Certificate and Diploma levels. Exams provide students with challenges and goals to work towards. All assessment and written evaluation is administered by qualified and experienced examiners. 

For Emmanuel College co-curricular Speech and Drama enquiries, please contact the Performing Arts Centre via:

Mrs Jane Allen
07 5561 4088