Schools Spectacular

SpecFest activations

Activation information for SpecFest 2024 will be available in late October.

In the meantime, check out just some of the amazing experiences that were available at SpecFest 2023!


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Telstra, Boost, Belong and Sprout

Check out four entertaining experiences from Schools Spectacular presenting partner Telstra, featuring Sprout, Boost, Belong and the famous Telstra van.

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Teachers can pick up their free Schools Spectacular program at the Smartsalary stall, while checking out the services and support on offer from Smartsalary.


VET Students Lunch Packs and Merchandise Stall

Check out our Lunch Packs stall and purchase packs prepared in the Qudos Bank Arena kitchens by our amazing VET Hospitality Students.

Have a look at what's on our menu! (PDF 232.19 KB)


You can also pick up a program, a special edition Schools Spectacular Bucket Hat or an exclusive 40th anniversary poster at our merchandise stall, staffed by VET retail services students.

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Wheelchair Sports NSW/ACT

Wheelchair Sports NSW/ACT are excited to present at SpecFest 2023. Students will get a chance to jump onto a wheelchair and experience what it’s like to play games of wheelchair basketball. Play with or against your friends. Get teachers rolling. All students are on an even playing field with wheelchair basketball. Apart from having fun this activation will:

  • enhance communication skills 
  • improve morale 
  • inspire and motivate students 
  • enhance teamwork 
  • encourage new skill development in fun sessions.

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GWS Giants

Join the GWS Giants street team and complete our GWS Giants obstacle course. Run through a banner, pass a ball and sing the Giants theme song all to win some fantastic GWS Giants prizes.

Celebrating 40 years of the Schools Spectacular

Schools Spectacular 40th Anniversary Exhibition

Help us celebrate 40 years of the Schools Spectacular! Visit our amazing exhibition showcasing photos, costumes and more from 40 years of this Fabulous show!

Alumni walking the Schools Spectacular Red Carpet

Photo Zone and Red Carpet

Be a Fabulous star! Have your photo taken on our red carpet, or have an interview with one of our student co-hosts!

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Life Education NSW

Visit the Life Education van and check out the amazing educational experiences on offer. You might even meet Healthy Harold, everyone's favourite giraffe!

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Advocate for Children and Young People

Visit the ACYP marquee to engage in conversations and activites around the wellbeing of Children and Young People across NSW.

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Book Nook and Giant Games

Chill out in our Book Nook. You can play some giant games or enjoy books from Booktopia while relaxing on our sea of beanbags! You can even design your own bookmark and enter it into a competition to be produced by Booktopia!

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Live Reptile Displays

Get up close and personal with turtles, lizards and maybe even a crocodile at Live Reptile Displays.

Inside a video game trailer

Gaming Zone

Play some awesome video games in our Fabulous gaming trailers!

A detailed SpecFest program will be available from Thursday 23 November 2023.