Mr Graham Readett
The Sports program at Nagle College allows students to compete in a variety of Interhouse competitions including Swimming, Triathlon, Athletics and Cross Country Carnivals. Students also have the opportunity to participate in the School Sport Victoria competitions initially at the East Gippsland level then if successful at Gippsland, South Eastern Conference and at Victorian State levels. Other sports not included in this pathway also provide opportunities for students to get involved including Surfing, Indoor Soccer, Cycling, Equestrian, Shooting, Touch Football and Surf Life Saving.
Nagle College also encourages and supports students interested in representing Nagle college in local community-based sporting competitions. These may include cricket, netball, basketball, hockey, indoor soccer and volleyball.
Sport in the Junior School
The Sports Program at Junior Level is structured to provide students with the skills, fitness and knowledge to allow them to participate safely in game situations. Swimming, athletics and cross-country running are compulsory units each year. Students then have the opportunity to participate in a variety of sports that are indoor or outdoor; individual or team; recreational or competitive.
Sport in the Senior School
Sport in the Senior School is aimed at providing students with the opportunity to:
- Improve their skills in a wide range of team and individual physical activities
- Develop an understanding and appreciation of strategies and rules involved in sports
- Improve their fitness and well-being to enjoy a healthy life style
- Allow for social interaction amongst students through their participation in sport
- Develop good sportsmanship and display acceptable attitudes through competition
- Increase their awareness of sporting opportunities available in the community.
All senior students are timetabled for one lesson of sport each week. Attendance and participation is compulsory. The semester length units are designed to allow students to select types of sports or activities in which they are interested. All Semester One units include a compulsory block of athletics leading up the Nagle Athletics Carnival. The Semester Two units include several weeks of cross country training in the lead up to the Nagle Cross Country Carnival.
Nagle College has excellent facilities, grounds and equipment to support the sport program. These include a sports hall with two basketball courts, a gymnasium, physical education classroom, two ovals catering for cricket, football, hockey and soccer, cricket nets and change rooms.