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
|Term 3||Football (Soccer)|
St John’’s Football Academy works in partnership with the Lions Football Club’s community program. This partnership, commencing in 2018, works hand in hand with our membership of the TAS sporting competition. The Lions Football Club assist in providing professional coaches for the after-school Football Academy and TAS Programs.
The Lions Football Club involvement also provides an opportunity for coaches to keep an eye out for talent and bring them into the NPL or SAP programs as required.
The Football Academy encompasses specialised weekly training sessions and a holiday camp. Students who would like to be a member of the Football Academy should submit an expression of interest to the Football Academy Administrator.
Contact St John’s Sports Program Staff
Sports and Specialised Activities Manager| Anthony Hillier
Sports Administration Officer | Catherine Birch
Football Academy Administrator | Will Weeks