Physical Education

At St. Columba’s, we have specialist Physical Education teachers who conduct regular lessons across all year levels. A  program instructing all classes in a variety of physical skills and developmental activities. The program includes elements of daily fitness and the development of physical skills across a wide variety of activities/sports.

A swimming program is conducted by qualified instructors at Newmarket Pool

Our junior students (Prep -Yr 2) participate in a weekly Perceptual Motor Program. The program provides multi-sensory experiences which give the children a wide range of physical experiences in seeing, hearing, touching, making perceptual movement judgements and reacting to stimuli and surroundings.

Children in Years 3-6 participate in inter-school carnivals involving neighbouring Catholic schools. These include – swimming, cross country and track and field.  

We are also part of the State Schools' City District Sports Association. This provides the opportunity for children 9-13yrs to be chosen for a particular sport at a higher representative level. From this district level, selected students will compete at the Metropolitan North level then ultimately at the Queensland Schools State Titles.