Sport

Every student at Galstaun College is provided with the opportunity to participate, compete and excel in a wide range of sporting activities. Sport helps promotes an active lifestyle and allows students to develop positive relationships and a strong sense of college spirit.

The Primary School is a member of All Suburbs Independent Schools Sports Association (ASISSA), with our Senior School being a member of the Combined Districts Secondary Sports Association (CDSSA). Both associations offer our students the opportunity to progress and represent their sport at a state and national level.

Some of the sports offered by ASISSA and CDSSA include:

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Tennis
  • Athletics
  • Swimming
  • Cross country
  • Netball
  • Touch Football


Galstaun College is also a member of the Peninsular Independent Schools Association (PISA). PISA allows our College to have weekly competitive sport for years 5-10 against schools including Pittwater House, St. Luke’s Grammar School, Covenant Christian School, Oxford Falls Grammar, Northern Beaches Christian School, Masada and John Colet. Different sporting competitions are offered every term to provide every student the opportunity to compete and demonstrate teamwork and school spirit. The sports offered by PISA include:

Primary

  • Cricket and softball (term 1)
  • Football and Netball (term 2)
  • Football and Rugby League (term 3)
  • Swimming schools program (term 4)

High School

  • Rugby League and netball (term 1)
  • Football (term 2)
  • Oz-tag (term 3)
  • Ultimate Frisbee (term 4)


House Competition

The College has four Houses and all Pre-Kindergarten (Reception) to Year 12 students and staff take active part in House activities. The House system offers many opportunities for participation and leadership in a variety of sports and activities ranging from the annual Swimming and Athletics Carnival to debating and chess.  A House Patron guides the House activities throughout the year and helps support the house leaders in the conducting of competitions and activities.

The Houses are named after significant Armenians which have contributed and played a vital role in preserving Armenian traditions, culture and identity. These include Gomidas (Soghomon Soghomonian), Karzou (Karnik Zouloumian), Vartan (Vartan Mamikonian) and Mesrob (Mesrob Mashtots).

 

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