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.