Policy on Games

Sporting matters are under the overall control of the Sportsmaster. There is also a Master-in-Charge for each sporting activity.

The Education Act (1961) requires that all pupils must take part in physical education. In addition, the School requires each boy to take part in a full sports programme during the first five years of secondary schooling. The aim is to provide each boy with two afternoons of sport on weekdays after school as well as a match on Saturdays.

To operate this scheme, sport is compulsory in Years 7-10, and in the first 3 terms of Year 11. Year 12 boys must complete a season of sport begun in Term IV of Year 11 by continuing into Term I Year 12.

The School encourages boys in Year 12 to play sport in Terms II and III believing it wise to keep a proper balance between academic work and physical activity. As a result a large number continue to enjoy the games programme and to benefit in various ways, including in their studies.

The following list indicates those games presently available to the boys for each season and Year.

 

Term I

Term II

Term III

Term IV

Year 7

Cricket
Biathlon
Tennis
Basketball
Swimming
Nippers
Rugby
Soccer
Cross Country
Rifle Shooting
Taekwondo
AFL
Rugby
Soccer
Cross-Country
Rifle Shooting
Athletics (last 4 weeks)
Taekwondo
AFL
Snowsports
Cricket
Rowing
Basketball
Tennis
Biathlon
Nippers
Waterpolo

Year 8

Cricket
Rowing
Basketball
Tennis
Biathlon
Nippers
Swimming
Waterpolo 
Rugby
Soccer
Cross Country
Rifle Shooting
Taekwondo
AFL 
Rugby
Soccer
Cross Country
Rifle Shooting
Athletics (last 4 weeks)
Taekwondo
AFL
Snowsports 
Cricket
Rowing
Basketball
Tennis
Biathlon
Surf Life Saving
Waterpolo 

Year 9

Cricket
Rowing
Tennis
Basketball
Surf Life Saving
Swimming
Waterpolo 
Rugby
Soccer
Cross Country
Tennis
Rifle Shooting
Taekwondo
AFL
Golf 
Rugby
Soccer
Cross Country
Rifle Shooting
Athletics (last 4 weeks)
Taekwondo
AFL
Snowsports
Golf 
Cricket
Rowing
Tennis
Basketball
Surf Life Saving
Biathlon 

For Years 10, 11 & 12 all the sports provided in Year 9 are continued with the following additions:-

  1. Rifle Shooting (small bore and big bore) may be chosen in Terms II and III.
  2. Swimming is a non-compulsory sport for all years in Term I.

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