Sydney Girls High School has an extensive sports program and is a compulsory subject for all students from Year 7 to Year 11. Girls participate in a wide variety of sports on a weekly basis during normal school time. Sport is in addition to students' weekly Personal Development, Health, & Physical Education (PDHPE) lessons which have a practical component.
Sport options can include:
Aerobics, aqua aerobics, badminton, basketball, Bollywood Dance, circuit training, cricket, cycling, European handball, Hip Hop, hockey, in-line skating , lacrosse, lawn bowls, netball, Salsa dance, soccer, softball, squash, swimming, table-tennis, taekwondo, tennis, ten-pin bowling, touch football, ultimate frisbee, volleyball, waterpolo, yoga.
SGHS enters several teams in Combined High Schools (CHS) Knockout competitions. These annual competitions include:
- Basketball (Opens)
- Cricket (Marie Cornish Cup)
- Netball (Teachers Credit Union Cup)
- Table Tennis
- Tennis (Floris Conway Cup)
- Touch Football
- Water Polo (Opens: Sydney University Shield)
- Water Polo (U/15s: Speedo Shield)
SGHS holds three sports carnivals each year for Swimming, Cross Country and Athletics. Students compete in their school House colour – Campbell, Garvin, Macquarie, Moore. Carnivals are the pathway for representative selection in which students can progress to Zone, Regional and NSW CHS levels.
SGHS has a strong tradition of girls progressing through to NSW CHS level in all three disciplines.
SGHS is part of the Eastern Suburbs Sports Zone which includes the following High Schools:
- Alexandria Park
- Cleveland St
- The Conservatorium
- JJ Cahill
- Matraville Sports
- Randwick Girls
- Rose Bay
- South Sydney
- Sydney Boys
Sydney East Trials:
These trials give students the opportunity to represent the Sydney East Region at the NSW CHS Carnivals. The level is usually very high and selection in these teams is competitive. For more information refer to the Sydney East School Sports Association (SESSA) website: http://www.sports.det.nsw.edu.au/syd_east/welcome.htm
Please visit the Co-curricular section of the website for more information.