Sport is valued as an integral part of the school curriculum
at St Michael’s College. The school prides itself on being able to offer fun
and enjoyment for all while nurturing the sporting and personal development of
each student. All students, at any level, has the ability to participate in
sport. St Michael’s fosters Catholic Christian ethics through sport where fair
play, good sportsmanship and respect for opponents are paramount.
The College believes that the sporting program is a vital
part of a balanced lifestyle and provides a range of experiences and
opportunities. We expect every student to participate in these activities and it
is important that all students strive for active involvement and strive to
reach their sporting potential.
School Sport South Coast
The College belongs to Hinterland District School Sport and
the South Coast School Sport region.
Representative Pathways allow our elite level students the
opportunity to participate at a higher level and represent at our College at
District, Regional, QLD, as well as National and Pacific School Sporting
Competitions. (see links below for trial information)
South Coast Sport Website link
South Coast Secondary Schools Booklet
Hinterland District School Sport Trial Calendar
SMC Representative Teams
Our high level sportsmen and women are given the opportunity
to represent the College at various local, state and national competitions.
These opportunities include, but are not limited to: SEQLD AFL, Bill Turner Cup
Football, QLD Catholic Schools Netball and Vicki Wilson Netball, Titans
Challenge Rugby League, QLD All Schools Basketball, Oz Tag and Touch, The
Kokoda Challenge, plus National Track & Field Knockouts.
One of the highlights of the College’s Sporting Calendar has
been the tradition of entering teams in the QLD Independent Netball & Rugby
League Competitions. The annual carnivals are held each year, attracting the
finest Independent Secondary School Netball & Rugby League teams in
Queensland. Each year the carnival is hosted by a different school and in 2017
the competition moves to Brisbane. Regular member schools cite the atmosphere
of the carnival and the spirit in which games are contested as characteristics
that excite schools about participating in this annual competition.
All students participate in our inter-house competitions in Swimming, Cross Country and Athletics, plus other Inter-House Challenge activities throughout the year. The 2018 Inter-House carnivals are on the following dates:
Please click here to access the SMC swimming recordsPlease click here to access the SMC track & field records
Our carnivals are the first step for our students to progress to district and regional levels in these sports.
The College belongs to the Association of Gold Coast College's inter-school sporting competition. This competition enables all students to represent the College during Terms 1 – 3. Students can choose from a variety of sports.
In Term 4 our students have the opportunity to participate
in Recreational Pursuits. These choices range from Rock Climbing, Yoga, Beach
games, Boot Camp, Fishing, Ice Skating, Kayaking, Stand Up Paddle boarding and