Sport has long been central to the spirit of the College; it openly engenders healthy competition, developing team work and a sense of fair play. With top coaching for over 250 sporting teams across 30 sporting codes, the opportunity is assured for all students to explore their personal interests and pursue their potential. Each year, our young sports people enjoy considerable success in regional and national competitions. Currently all our top sports teams in the major codes are playing in the premier divisions and are performing well with significant results.
The College runs a Sports Excellence Programme to support exceptionally talented individuals from all sporting codes. Within this programme, there is a selective Sports Academy offering top level coaching and competition play for students aiming for a professional career in golf or tennis. We have also identified key sporting codes under our Development programme to ensure that these are coached to the highest level.
The College has a purpose built Sports Centre that includes squash courts, a weight training room and a dance studio. Our expansive grounds offer well groomed fields, a multi-purpose artificial turf playing surface, tennis courts, including one under cover, and an outdoor, heated swimming pool. Our location on the banks of the Tamaki Estuary means an extensive rowing programme can be offered right on our doorstep.
Our students also enjoy well-established inter-house competitions which encourage friendly inter-house rivalry and a sense of fun. Swimming, athletics and cross country days bring out the best in our students and are very enjoyable for all involved.