We believe that we cannot grow without challenges, and through them we learn.
The Challenge is a year-long program for Year 9 students to assist in the development of their lives to becoming a Man or a Woman of God. It operates like a subject and fits into a subject slot, but it is a way of teaching a journey of challenges, activities, camps and activities to promote resilience, responsibility and respect with a Christian focus.
The class is run every Wednesday on a two-week rotation. One week we have four periods in a row, and often these are used for practical activities such as hiking, canoeing, city challenge etc. On the other Wednesday, we have a single class that is used for discussions and team building. There is usually a theme that is developed surrounding the groups mentioned below over each of the four terms in the school year: