Sport

Sport

During sport every student is able to experience a wide range of physical activities including team, individual, aquatic and non competitive sports which are not covered in the PD/H/PE curriculum.

RATIONALE
Sport and Physical Activity holds a valued place at Mt St Patrick College. Along with weekly sport for students from Years 7 – 11, students are able to follow all the sporting pathways offered by the NSW Combined Catholic College Sport. To view all the sporting options available, access the following link: www.csss.nsw.edu.au/nswccc-home.aspx

Mt St Patrick College sporting teams have experienced considerable success. In the past few years (2010 to present) some notable accomplishments by teams and individuals from the College include:

  • Australian Paralympian Athlete Kate Wilson (Swimming)
  • U19 World Ironwomen Champion (Ela Heiniger)
  • U15 Australian Board Champion (Hayley Smith)
  • Australian SLS Pool Rescue Team members
  • Australian emerging olympians Kayak Teams
  • Multiple State Champions in Surf Life Saving
  • NSWCCC Open Girls Hockey Champions 2016
  • NSWCCC Open Male Triathlon Champion 2017

Students selected in NSWCCC and ALl Schools teams in Football, Touch Football, Hockey, Rugby League, Athletics, Swimming, Cross Country

The list could go on!

Sport not only develops skills and interests, students can experience a variety of team games and develop attitudes consistent with being good team members and living a healthy, active life.  Sport also plays an important role in developing College spirit.
 
Mt St Patrick has recently made a commitment to the new sporting organisation Northern Rivers Catholic Colleges (NRCC). 6 Catholic High Schools from the Northern end of our Diocese come together in competition each term to compete in various sports including Netball Rugby League and Union, Touch Football, Aussie rules, Volleyball, Cricket, Basketball and Hockey.

OTHER SPORT COMPETITIONS

  • Bill Turner Cup
  • Bill Turner Cup
  • Bill Turner Trophy
  • Cochrane Cup
  • Arrive Alive Cup
  • Hockey Combined Catholic Colleges Championships
  • Rugby Union Knockout
  • Soccer Boys Knockout
  • Soccer Girls Knockout
  • Berg Shield Years 7 – 9 Cricket
  • Downie Trophy Open Cricket
  • Tweed Valley Catholic Schools Cricket Competition

Considerations in reviewing and changing the sports undertaken at Mt. St. Patrick College are made by the Sports Coordinator, in consultation with the Principal, based on levels of interest and participation, cost involved, travel and staff commitment.