The St John’s sporting program is a key component of our College’s holistic, balanced approach to education. Through regular high-quality sporting competition against like-minded independent schools, students will develop the human attributes necessary for their future including teamwork, reliability, responsibility, self-discipline and leadership. These skills provide the foundation for success in all educational endeavours.
St John’s is a member of The Associated Schools (TAS) and Junior TAS Sporting Association with participation year-round Saturday sporting competition of TAS and JTAS schools (Years 4-12). TAS has evolved through the years into the premier co-educational inter-school sporting competition in Queensland. The Mission of the Association is to provide high quality, co-educational, interschool, sporting competition underpinned by the Association’s core values of participation, pride, performance, sportsmanship and community.
St John’s Anglican College offers a variety of sports where students aged 10–18 can represent the College at district, regional and state levels. The following sports are available: AFL, athletics, basketball, cricket, cross country, football, hockey, netball, rugby union, swimming, tennis, touch football and volleyball and water polo.
St John’s is part of the Southern Scorpions District which forms one of the five districts that make up the Metropolitan West catchment.
Junior Sports and JTAS
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Basketball (Yr 6 only)
Secondary Sports and TAS
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St John’s Hockey Academy commenced in 2021. The aim of the program is to develop a culture where students and families select St John’s as a school for Sport and Hockey, contribute to the current St John’s sporting program and develop the most professional hockey sports program in the region.
The program will be facilitated by Mr Anthony Hillier, Sports and Specialised Activities (SASA) Manager. Students will have the opportunity to train all year.
Students who would like to be a member of the Hockey Academy should submit an expression of interest to Mr Hillier.
St John’s Football Academy works hand in hand with our membership of the TAS sporting competition. The Football Academy is facilitated by a Football Director, an accredited FFA Community Coach instructor and holds a UEFA/FFA ‘A’ Licence. A team of professional coaches support the program.
The Football Academy encompasses specialised weekly training sessions, a holiday camp and a Futsal component. Students who would like to be a member of the Football Academy should submit an expression of interest to Mr Hillier.
Contact St John’s Sports Program Staff
Sports and Specialised Activities Manager| Anthony Hillier
Sports Administration Officer | Catherine Birch