Sport - Reach your individual potential!
Over 78% of students participate in sport at Nelson College for Girls
At Nelson College for Girls, sport is a vital part in the holistic development of students. We believe that sport gives students endless opportunities to learn new skills, develop friendships, teamwork, tolerance of others, communication, determination, perseverance and to represent their school with PRIDE.
We're Out There!
The College is involved in many regional and national inter-school competitions and has an active calendar of sporting events for every season. We also make the most of community organisations where clubs already exist for various codes, enabling students to engage in an especially wide range of sporting pursuits.
Some of the Sports/Physical Education topics that are taught at Nelson College for Girls are:
- Outdoor Education
- Physical Education
- Outdoor Recreation
- Health Science
- Firearm Theory
- Fish and Game Resource
There are different course options applicable to each year so it pays to look in the Curriculum Handbook to see what is available to you to study. Courses will only proceed when the required number of places are filled.
Students involved in Rowing practise on the Haven and participate in events nationally. To view the pathways and directions available in this sport please click here.
The rowers were at the Maadi Cup and have had some excellent results:
- Gold in the U15 Double Skulls
- Silver in the U15 Quad Team Plus
At Nelson College for Girls we're proud to offer students the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of sporting codes. Some sports are organised by clubs in the community and you may need to travel to their facility to participate.
The sports that students can participate in may include:
- Adventure Racing
- Cross Country
- Martial Arts
- Mountain Biking
- Netball (approx 27 teams)
- Table Tennis
- Touch Rugby
- Ultimate Frisbee
- Underwater Hockey