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Sporting Life

​School Sport

​​Swimming ​A strong emphasis is placed on developing safety and the confidence of children in the aquatic environment.
Prep – Year 7 students participate in a 5-week swim program which focusses on water confidence and the basic skills of swimming. 
Year 8 – 12 students participate in the Swimming Carnival, held at the Springwood Aquatic Centre. 
The carnival features individual races, house and staff relays, novelty events and a war cry competition. 

​Cross Country ​The P-12 Cross Country Carnival is held on site with students completing cross country courses mapped out around school grounds and surrounding areas.

​Athletics ​The P-12 Athletics Carnival is always a highlight for students and staff alike. 
Prep – Year 3 students participate in a fun day where they experience modified jumping, running, hopping and throwing events.
Year 4 – 12 students participate in track and field events, including sprints, high jump, long jump, shot put, javelin and more. Novelty events are ever popular, bringing out the house spirit in all students. 
Year 8-12 students compete in all track and field events with the best athletes competing at the next level.​

​​​Interschool Sport

​Beenleigh District ​Year 5 – 7 students compete in the Beenleigh District interschool sport competition and play schools in Rugby League, Netball, Touch, Soccer, AFL, Softball, Cricket and Basketball in Term 2 and 3. 

​SECA
​The South East Colleges Association of Sport (SECA Sport) was established to facilitate and promote a spirit of camaraderie, competitiveness and support amongst the ten (10) Brisbane Catholic Education member schools.
Year 8 – 12 compete in the SECA competition in various sports including Rugby League, Rugby Union, Netball, Volleyball, Soccer, Futsal, Touch Football, Basketball, OzTag and Cricket.  These sports are played in Term 2 and 3. 
Futsal​ ​In Year 8 – 12 students have the opportunity to play Futsal. 
The selected teams train weekly and enter various competitions such as the Queensland Schools Cup, Chantelle Cramb Cup and other smaller competitions that vary from year to year.

​QISSN -Confraternity Netball 

Queensland Independent Secondary Schools Netball (QISSN) holds an annual  mid-year netball carnival attracting many of Queensland’s finest independent secondary school netball teams. Each year the carnival is hosted by a different school, with the carnival being held in a different location each year. The carnival is a great way for netball teams to develop stronger skills, meet new people and have fun playing the sport they love.

St Francis College is proud to be the only school in Logan City to compete annually in the Confraternity Netball Carnival.

The carnival is revered as one of the most formidable in QLD Netball tournaments and creates a pathway for students to go on and represent at a higher level. ​

http://qissn.com.au ​

​ ​District and Regional Sport

Every student from Year 5 – 12 has the opportunity to trial for district sporting teams. If they are successful, they can then trial for Regional sporting teams. 
St Francis College has a long and proud tradition of being represented at this level.​ ​

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