Sport News

Padua College students across all campuses have an incredible array of sports that they can participate in over their time at the College.

The beginning of the school year is always an extremely busy time and this year is no exception. Please take note of the following Sporting Opportunities for Term 1:


Inter House Swimming Carnivals

The Inter-House Swimming Carnival provides an opportunity for students to represent their respective house groups in the area of Sport.

(R) Wednesday 7 February - compulsory for all students

(M) Year 7 & 8 Swimming Carnival Monday 19 February - compulsory for all students

(M) Year 9-12 Swimming Carnival Tuesday 20 February - compulsory for Year 9 students and Years 10-12 remains optional

(T) Friday 23 February- compulsory for all students


Swimming Training- Mornington Campus

Tuesday and Thursday mornings 7.15- 8 am at Mornington Secondary College, commencing Tuesday 6 February till Tuesday 17 April


Students are expected to make their own way to Mornington Secondary College by 7.10 am and Padua Staff will escort students back to Padua College after training.


Swimming Training- Tyabb Campus

Wednesday mornings 7.30-8.15 am at YMCA Sommerville

Commencing 14 February till 28 March


Swimming Training- Rosebud Campus TBC


Swimming Camp

The Annual Padua College, Lake Hume Swimming Camp will be held from Sunday 4 March - Wednesday 7 March.

This optional camp is offered to Padua Students interested in improving their swimming. Further information will be distributed via Care Monkey.


SIS Swimming Relay Carnival

A number of Padua College Swimming Team members will compete at the SIS Swim Relay Carnival at Pines Forest Aquatic Centre on Friday 16 March. The carnival starts at 5 pm and is usually finished by 7pm. GOOD LUCK to all students who are keenly looking forward to the opportunity to represent the College.


Inter Campus Swimming Carnival

Will be held at Pines Forest Aquatic Centre after school on Thursday 22 March (4 pm -5.30 pm) in order to finalise the swimming team for the SIS Swimming Championships in Term 2.


SIS Swimming Team Bathers

New bathers have arrived from The Funky Way.  Students can purchases these at the Dobsons Uniform shop.


SIS Weekly Sport

SIS Sport is a weekly sporting competition in which Padua College competes against other independent schools within the region. This competition takes place on Thursday and Friday afternoons.

Sports available to students this term:

Seniors (Thursday afternoons) - Girls Basketball, Girls Soccer, Boys Soccer and Boys Indoor Cricket

Intermediates (Friday afternoons) - Girls Handball, Girls Volleyball, Boys Indoor Cricket, Boys Handball


HPV and Cross Country

Training will commence soon!  


Year 7 & 8, Inter Campus Sports Rally Days

Held every term with students from all campuses. Students will be involved in a round robin competition representing their respective house groups at four different venues: Padua Mornington, Tyabb, Rosebud and Mornington Indoor Sports Centre.



* Students are encouraged to bring their own drink bottle to training sessions and games for hygiene purposes.

* If your child suffers from asthma they should be carrying their preventative spray with them at all times.

* Players are encouraged to wear mouth guards for contact sports.

* Only CareMonkey authorisation will be accepted. Please do not write your own personal note allowing your child to attend a school activity.

* Please ensure your child is correctly attired in the correct PE/Sports uniform on the day of the activity.

We encourage all students to take up the many opportunities offered by Padua in the area of Sport this year. It is a great way to make new friends, improve your skills, self-esteem and to get the most of out of your time at Padua. You do not need to be the fastest, most talented or the best at your Sport; you just need to give it a go.

Many thanks to the staff, parents and students who have assisted with the running of Sport at Padua. I look forward to your continual involvement. Your help is greatly appreciated.

Parents please do not hesitate to contact the following staff if you have any queries about Sport at Padua College.

Brittany Graham (Rosebud)

Nicole Love (Tyabb)

Rachel Ball (Mornington Year 11 & 12)

Emilio Di Paolo (Mornington Year 7-10)