As part of the junior curriculum all students in Years 7 – 10
participate in Health and Physical Education classes. Students may elect
Physical Education as a subject in Years 11 and 12.
Sport in PE includes:
Oz tag, netball, touch football, basketball, fitness, bootcamp, AFL,
softball, volleyball, invasion games, boxing, ultimate frisbee, cultural games,
golf, yoga, end games, archery and cricket .
All girls are
encouraged to compete in the Interhouse sporting competition in swimming, cross
country and athletics.
St John Fisher
College is a member of the Catholic Secondary Schoolgirls' Sports Association
(CaSSSA) and we participate in all major Carnivals organised under the umbrella
of this organisation:
Sleeman Sports Centre, Chandler
Limestone Park, Ipswich
QEII Stadium, Nathan
These Carnivals are
held in school time and a strong band of supporters attend to cheer on and
To prepare the
girls for these events, we hold training camps and morning training sessions
for athletics, and training sessions at Sandgate Pool for our swimming squad.
is not compulsory, however every student is strongly encouraged to represent
the College. The program provides a wide range of choices for participation at
the student's own level of skill. Where possible we attempt to give every girl
an opportunity to be a team member in her chosen sport.
afternoon fixtures are played from 4.00pm - 5.00pm operating on a “home” and
“away” basis. Currently the following sports are part of our competitive
Girls have the
opportunity to qualify for individual and representative sport teams in the Met
North Region and to be eligible for representation at State and National
level. St John Fisher has a proud tradition of sporting success and is often
represented at the highest sporting level.
We have many
students representing Met North and QLD in the following sports:
St John Fisher
College National Schoolgirl Champions include:
Jacinta Messer (SJFC 1999 – 2003) – Netball
Tarryn Rankin (SJFC 1999 – 2003) - Netball
Toni Dance (SJFC 2002 – 2006) - Softball
Emily Seebohm (SJFC 2007 - 2008) – Swimming
The College enters
teams into specific Championship competitions and Carnivals throughout the
year. These carnivals include:
QLD Junior and Senior AFL Schools Cup – (State qualifiers 2017, 2018)
QLD Junior, Intermediate and Senior Schools Cup Volleyball
VW Netball – (State finals 2014, 2015)
VW Shield Netball – (State finals 2017)
Moreton Bay Classic AFL
QC Cup Netball
T20 junior cricket
Committee students regularly run lunchtime sporting activities, allowing the
girls to participate in a variety of activities and gain points towards the
House Championship Cup.
We also offer
bootcamp and fitness classes for students of all ages and abilities.
information on sporting activities at the College, please contact the Head of