Physical Education

​​​​​​At St Columba’s, specialist Physical Education teachers conduct regular lessons across all year levels. The program instructs all classes in a variety of physical skills and developmental activities. It includes the development of physical skills across a wide variety of activities/sports.

A swimming program for all students is conducted by qualified instructors at Newmarket Pool

All children have the opportunity to participate in inter house sports carnivals as well children aged 9-13yrs in inter school carnivals involving neighbouring Catholic schools. These include – swimming, cross country and track and field.  

We are also part of the Queen​sland 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 aged 10-13yrs will compete at the Metropolitan North, Queensland State level then ultimately at the National Schools Championships.