A.B. PATERSON COLLEGE
GOLD COAST, QUEENSLAND

Co-Curricular - Sport

All students in Years 4-12 are involved in competitive sport. Teams range from novices to local and state premiership winners.  Through our participation in the Associated Private Schools (APS) fixtures, students can represent the College in regular inter-school competition in a wide range of sports and in carnivals.

Carnivals: Swimming, Athletics, Cross Country.

Team Sports: AFL, Basketball, Cricket, Football, Hockey, Netball, Rugby, Softball, Tennis, Touch Football, Volleyball, Water Polo (some sports are modified for Junior School.) 

Those committed to high achievement in sport have access to regional, district, state and national representation, and may also engage in a special academic and sporting excellence programme to support them in becoming professional athletes.

Children from Prep -Year 3 develop sporting skills, balance and co-ordination through Physical Education lessons with specialist teachers. Prep students also enjoy a music and movement programme.

There is a Prep - Year 3 "Olympics" event each year and a modified Cross Country experience. They also have Learn To Swim lessons in Terms 1 - 4.