Secondary Sport

 

Healthy & active bodies for active minds

We believe sport is an integral part of creating a positive, well-rounded schooling experience for our students.

Sport and physical activity help to build social, emotional and physical skills. It teaches our students independence, resilience and teamwork, providing valuable opportunities to develop initiative, creativity, persistence, problem-solving, communication and collaboration.

During the school week, Students in Year 7-10 have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of sports weekly. The variety of sports offered each term is determined by the season and availability of facilities.

Secondary Sport

List of sports and development squads

These following sports are offered seasonally at various times for Years 7 to 10 students:

AFL, Boxing, Cricket, Frisbee Golf, Gymnastics, Netball, Pilates, Strength & Conditioning, Yoga, Basketball, Bushwalking, Dance, Futsal, Kayaking & Paddleboarding, Oztag, Self Defence, Surfing (Development Squad only), Beach Volleyball, Cheerleading, Dodgeball, Mountain Bike Riding, Par 3 Golf, Squash
Ultimate Frisbee, Triathlon, Biathlon, Circuit Training, Football (Soccer), Golf, Parkour, Skateboarding (Development Squad only), Tennis, Touch Football

AFL

 

Boxing

 

Cricket

 

Frisbee Golf

 

Gymnastics

 

Netball

 

Pilates

 

Strength & Conditioning

 

Yoga

 

Basketball

 

Bushwalking

 

Dance

 

Futsal

 

Kayaking & Paddleboarding

 

Oztag

 

Self Defence

 

Surfing

(Development Squad only)

Beach Volleyball

 

Cheerleading

 

Dodgeball

 

Mountain Bike Riding

 

Par 3 Golf

 

Squash

 

Ultimate Frisbee

Ultimate Frisbee

 

Triathlon

 

Biathlon

 

Circuit Training

 

Football

(Soccer)

Golf

 

Parkour

 

Skateboarding

(Development Squad only)

Tennis

 

Touch Football

 

Carnivals

Carnivals provide a great opportunity to bring the school community together, fostering a sense of school spirit and sportsmanship, while giving students the chance to compete.

Swimming

Swimming

The Secondary Swimming Carnival is held at the beginning of Term 1 at the Warringah Aquatic Centre.

Cross Country

Cross Country

The Secondary Cross Country Carnival is held in the bushland environment surrounding the NBCS Campus at the end of Term 1.

Athletics

Athletics

The Athletic Carnivals is held at the Sydney Academy of Sport, Narrabeen in Term 2.

Peninsula Cup Competition

Peninsula Cup Competition

NBCS competes in Netball, Soccer and Rugby Union against other schools from the Northern Beaches in Term 2 and 3. Students are encouraged to try out for these teams and represent their school.

Elite Level Competition

Students who are gifted in sports are given the opportunity to achieve at the highest level, with various avenues for students to represent the school in elite competition.

NBCS Northern Beaches Christian School - Secondary Sport

NBCS is a member of the Christian Schools Sports Association (CSSA), a state-based association that encompasses over 80 schools. Students who are in the first few places at swimming, athletics and cross country events represent NBCS at the CSSA Zone and possibly State level.

NBCS also regularly enters teams in CSSA Zone and State Gala Days and competitions for other sports, including soccer, netball, oztag, futsal, basketball, touch football, softball, cricket and gymnastics.

NBCS is also a member of Combined Independent Schools (CIS). This organisation allows students to be selected in State and National sporting teams. Students who achieve high placings at a CSSA State Carnival go on to compete at CIS level. NBCS students are also able to trial for select CIS teams directly, such as rugby union, tennis, cricket, diving, gymnastics, equestrian, softball, soccer and netball.

NBCS aims to provide a comprehensive and well-rounded sports program. Students have representative opportunities in a broad range of sports, as well as acquiring skills, developing character, and a positive sense of school and team spirit.

NBCS offers a breadth of creative programs and workshops to enable students to develop skills, follow passions and nurture talents.

All NBCS students are encouraged and empowered to thrive within a functional, positive community where relationships are key to learning outcomes.

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