Iona Presentation College

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Students at Iona Presentation College are given many opportunities to extend their learning beyond the walls of our Mosman Park campuses in the range of camps and tours.

Every camp, immersion or tour, will offer your child a chance to build networks, make connections and improve interactions with their peers. The camp environment also helps to improve a student's independence and level of responsibility.

Junior School

In the Junior School, Year 6, students attend a three day adventure camp, which is preceded by a Big Day Out in Year 5.

Senior School

Year 7 students participate in an overnight retreat, while Year 8s have an outdoor adventure experience intended to introduce many of the skills required on their Year 9 Expedition: Challenge, Explore, Discover.

These camps provide our students with challenging experiences that aim to develop a strong sense of self and work with others towards a shared goal.

In the languages areas of Italian, French and Indonesian, students have the opportunity to travel to the country of their chosen study to immerse themselves in the culture and language.

Other tours include the Performing Arts Tour, developing students' passions and skills in this arena; and the Canberra Tour which is aimed at exploring Australia's political landscape and history.

As a part of a larger Presentation Schools' network, older students also have the opportunity to attend an exchange or conference to another Presentation College within Australia.

Gifted students at Iona may be invited to compete at a world class level in the World Scholar's Cup.

Students studying specific subjects in Years 10 to 12 may attend camps specific to Art, Music, Outdoor Education and/or Science.

IGSSA athletics, swimming and cross-country participants also have camps relevant to their discipline.

Service Immersions

Under the banner of Service Learning, your daughter may have the opportunity to participate in an Indigenous cultural immersion to the Kimberley or an overseas immersion. In past years, Ionians have participated in Overseas Service Immersions to India and Vietnam.

These immersions are programs that are used as learning opportunities for our students whilst in unfamiliar environments. They are used to broaden your daughter's experiences, where she can learn about different cultures and at the same time, making a contribution to the global community. Our students aim to emulate the adage of Nano Nagle, 'deeds, not words' by giving themselves freely to assist others in activities and events.

Note: These opportunites are dependent upon government guidelines.