Sport

Cessnock Public Schools have a long history of success in sporting endevours. Schools continue to offer a wide range of sporting opportunities for their students at a range of levels. This ranges from encouraging participation and enjoyment to catering for the most gifted of athletes. Some of these activities include:


Running
  • daily fitness and physical education lessons
  • annual athletics carnivals at a school, zone, regional and state level
  • annual swimming carnivals at a school, zone, regional and state level
  • cross country at a school, zone, regional and state level
  • intensive swimming lessons
  • Active After School Sport
  • gala days in a range of sports
  • participation in programs such as Premier's Sporting Challenge and Jump Rope for Heart
  • working with sporting organisations such as the NRL and Cricket Australia to develop key skills and a love of sport for all students.

 

Our high schools are given an abundance of choices for sport to cater for all interests, including:





Swimming
  • squash
  • swimming
  • golf
  • soccer
  • basketball
  • trampolining
  • lifesaving
  • touch football
  • quad cricket
  • rock climbing
  • aqua golf
  • netball
  • table tennis
  • gymnastics
  • power walking
  • push bike riding
  • basketball  

 

 

The Primary Schools Sports Association (PSSA) offer knockout competitions in:

PSSA
  • Australian football
  • basketball
  • cricket
  • soccer
  • hockey
  • netball
  • rugby
  • rugby league
  • softball
  • tennis
  • touch football

 

The NSW Combined High Schools Sports Association (NSWCHSSA) offer knockout competitions in:



CHS Sport
  • athletics
  • Australia football
  • baseball
  • basketball
  • canoeing
  • cricket
  • cross country
  • diving
  • football
  • golf
  • gymnastics
  • hockey
  • lawn bowls
  • netball
  • rowing
  • rugby
  • rugby league
  • sailing
  • softball
  • squash
  • swimming
  • table tennis
  • tennis
  • touch
  • trampoline sports
  • triathlon
  • volleyball
  • water polo