"Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained."— Marie Curie, chemist and physicist

Sport

Bethany College has excellent opportunities for participation and representation in a range of sports. The College is a participating member of the Catholic Girls Secondary Schools Sports Association (CGSSSA) and the Sydney Catholic Colleges Sports Association (SCC). This provides elite athletes with the opportunity of representation at regional, state and national competitions.

The College sports program runs on Thursday afternoons throughout the year for students in Years 7-10. This is divided into two categories: weekly representative competition and recreational sports activities.

Students who wish to compete in the weekly representative competition attend a try-out session and if successful compete against other member schools of the SCC.

Sports offered include:

  • Basketball
  • Cricket
  • Netball
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Touch football
  • Volleyball

Students involved in the recreational program select a different activity for each term. All students from Years 7 – 10 participate in swimming, gym and team sports. Options include:

  • Archery
  • Self defence
  • Fitness
  • Walking
  • Performance dance
  • Beach volleyball
  • Team sports
  • Martial Arts
  • Lifestyle fitness
  • Yoga
  • AFL
  • Lawn Bowls
  • OZ Tag
  • Circus Sports
  • Golf
  • Indoor Rock Climbing

The College also competes in gala day representative events in the following sports:

CGSSSA

  • Hockey
  • Dance
  • Volleyball
  • Soccer
  • Touch football
  • Basketball
  • Gymnastics
  • Netball
  • Tennis

SCC

  • Athletics
  • Swimming
  • Cross Country