St Patrick’s offers a variety of sporting opportunities during the school year. All students participate in a variety of sport, which creates a positive learning environment of encouragement, sportsmanship and fun.
St Patrick’s School provides students many opportunities to experience different sports. In HPE lessons, students are exposed to athletics, swimming, soccer, tennis, cricket, volleyball and basketball. Opportunities are also provided to experience new and upcoming sports such as pickleball and oztag. St Patrick’s participates in school sport competitions which include rugby league, rugby union, netball, touch football and cricket.
St Patrick’s School is a proud participant in the annual Catholic Schools Challenge Cup Carnival. In this competition, a rugby league and netball team are selected to represent St Patrick’s.
Representative School Sport
Students are offered a representative school pathway to compete in higher level sport. Students can progress along the pathway of Emerald District, to Central Highlands, to Capricornia, to Queensland.
Emerald District and Central Highlands School Sport offer many sports for students to advance their knowledge and skills in their chosen sport.
In term 2, PE lessons focus on athletics. Students practice and can compete in 100m, 200m, 800m, shot put, long jump, discus and relay events. The whole school attends the athletics carnival in Term 2.
From 2023, swimming lessons for Prep to Year 6 will occur in Term 4. Students have specialised swimming lessons that focus on water safety and safe water practices. Swimming cumulates in a whole school swimming carnival in Term 4.
2023 Key Dates
Senior Cross Country – Friday 3rd March 2023
Junior Cross Country – Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th March 2023
Athletics Carnival – Friday 2nd June 2023
Swimming Carnival – To be advised
A team house system operates in our school. The houses are the Kennedy Cougars (Green), the Trinity Titans (Blue), the Moore Magic (Red) and the Patrick Panthers (Gold). Children are allocated to a house in such a way that the teams have approximately equal numbers. Families are kept in the same team.
Get in Touch
With our Sports Coordinator
Mr Cooper Peebles