Sports activities provide experiences which enable students to:
- Choose behaviours which promote healthy living
- Make informed, rational decisions as to their involvement in skilful physical activities such as sports, dance and outdoor pursuits.
- Engage in positive social environments and build confidence and self-esteem.
A House System is used for sport within the school and girls compete in Interhouse Swimming, Cross Country and Athletics and Ball Games for Primary students.
The facilities at the school include a large undercover area, Netball, Tennis, Volleyball and Basketball Courts, Swimming Pool, Sports Field, gymnasium and weights facilities room.
Main Sporting activities
Tennis, Netball, Basketball, Hockey, Softball, Rowing, Volleyball, Water Polo, Touch Football, Swimming, Cross Country, AFL, Football, Athletics, and Sports Aerobics. Other sports may be available through local sporting associations.
Students are able to compete in Softball, Basketball, Hockey, Netball, Football, Water Polo and Tennis interschool competitions. The school also has representative teams competing in both Touch Football and Netball Club competitions. Students involved in Netball, Touch Football, Equestrian, Rowing and Sports Aerobics have the opportunity to represent Girls Grammar at State and National level.
All students are expected to participate in at least one cocurricular activity. Sport is voluntary, although all students are involved in Sport at the Interhouse level. Refer to the Cocurricular Handbook for specific details.
Major Sporting Events
5-12 Swimming Carnival
P-5 Swimming Carnival
7-12 Athletics Carnival
P-6 Athletics Carnival
P-12 Cross Country
P-6 Ballgames Carnival
8-12 Inter-School Athletics Carnival
3-7 Inter-School Athletics
3-7 Inter-School Swimming Carnival
8-12 Inter-School Swimming Carnival
3-7 Inter-School Cross Country
8-12 Inter-School Cross Country
State and National
Queensland Independent Secondary Schools Netball (QISSN) Tournament
Queensland All Schools Touch Football Tournament
Queensland and National Rowing Championships
School Aerobics National Competition
Rockhampton Girls Grammar School is a member of the Capricornia District Secondary Schools Sports Association and the Rockhampton District Primary and Secondary Schools Sports Association. Because of this, every student has an invitation and is eligible to trial for their sport and if successful, compete up to a state level.
Our School is very proud to encourage the successes of our elite young sportswomen who have excelled to regional, inter-state and national levels in sporting competitions for team sports such as hockey, sportaerobics, soccer, netball, cricket, waterpolo and tennis; as well as individual pursuits such as swimming, athletics, equestrian, squash and martial arts.