Our major goals for the Sport Programme are centred around:
- Participation for both competition and enjoyment
- Maintaining an active lifestyle
- Building self esteem and camaraderie
- Promoting College and House spirit
- Providing personal challenge and extension
The Sport Programme is divided into four sections:
- The Associated Private Schools (APS) Competition
- House Competition
- Prep - Year 3 Sport
- Recreational/Non-APS Sport
Preparatory to Year 3 Sport
Preparatory to Year 3 students also participate in an organised sporting programme. The main goal of this programme focuses on skills development, learning about various sports and developing a sense of fair play, support of each other and a love of sport and healthy lifestyle.
All students participate in Tabloid Sports afternoons, Sports Clinics, House Ball Games Championship, P-3 House Athletics and Cross Country Carnivals.
APS Sports (compulsory Years 4 - 12)
The APS Competition Season is held in Term 2 (Winter sports) and Term 4 (Summer Sports).
All students from Year 4 to Year 12 select a sporting preference for each season and if necessary, trials are held to determine team allocations.
Sports include Hockey, Netball (girls only), Rugby (boys only), Soccer, Volleyball, Touch Football, Water Polo, AFL, Football, Basketball, Softball (girls only), Tennis, Cricket (boys only), T-Ball (Primary), European Handball (Primary). The competition is held on a weekly basis during school time two terms of the year. In the other terms competition time is allocated for training in the sport for the upcoming season. During the competition terms, after school training once each week is compulsory. GO CACABURRAS! (College Mascot - For more information visit the Cacaburra webpage Cacaburras
All students also compete in our annual College House Carnivals in Swimming (Term 1), Cross Country Run (Term 2) and Athletics (Term 3).