At Hillmorton High School students have the opportunity to take part in a large number of co-curricular activities.  There is a sign up day early in the year.  Hillmorton students continue to enjoy participating and succeeding in a number of external competitions.

Clubs and activities vary throughout the year and are dependent on numbers, staffing and student interests but recent offerings have included the following activities:


Carcasonne Club

Chamber Group (Music)


Year 7 and 8 Choir

Dance NZ Made – solos, duos, trios and teams

Dance Crew Club

Digital Music Club

Diversity Club

Ensemble (Music)

Environment Committee

Ethics and Debating Club




Guitar Emsemble

Improv Club / Theatresports

International Group


Korean Club

Meditation Club

Middle School Production (end-of-year)


Robotics/Coding Club

Science Club

Sewing Club

Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival

Show Quest

Swimming Club

Tech Crew

The Mix

Vex V5 (Robotics) Competition Team

Co curricular Leadership opportunities

Many of these activities are student led or have the opportunity for students to serve and undertake leadership roles.

There are a number of committees which include – Arts Committee, Whānau House Committees. 

Students also get to go on a number of school trips including trips to Mount Cook, skiing at Mount Hutt, sports tournaments across the country and even skydive on a tour of the South Island.  There are also a number of Outdoor and Adventurous Education activities within and beyond our local area.  Students get the opportunity to camp regularly, hike a variety of terrain, go mountain biking and kayak in the sea to camp on Quail Island.