Every class at St Agnes participates in one hour of Health and Physical Activity each week. During these lessons, the students engage in movement and physical activity linked directly to the Australian Curriculum.
Throughout the year students in Years 4-6 participate in inter-school Gala Days. The aim of these days is for students to develop their skills in a chosen sport and compete against other schools in our local area. Our most recent Gala Day focused on korfball, basketball, soccer and touch football.
Students are given the opportunity to represent St Agnes in one day carnivals. Most recently our students have been involved in netball, rugby 7s and touch football.
Catholic Zone II is a large sporting organisation made up of 24 catholic schools in south Brisbane. Students are given the opportunity to represent St Agnes at the Catholic Zone II Carnival each year. St Agnes are currently in Division 2 and have had some pleasing success in the Athletics, Cross Country and Swimming Carnivals at this level.
Students at St Agnes participate in lessons provided by external coaches, on St Agnes school grounds. tennis lessons, run by Southside Tennis, take place at lunchtime five days a week.
During the year many sporting groups will run sporting clinics for our students during class time. Some of these groups will also run clinics at St Agnes after school.
Some programs that have visited St Agnes are:
St Agnes, along with 30 other schools, is part of the Mt Gravatt District for sport representation. There are many opportunities throughout the year for our students to trial for representative selection as part of this district. Parents have the responsibility of nominating their children for these sports.