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Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College - Fletcher, Newcastle, Williamtown

Learn for life, lead for life, serve for life

With an emphasis on participation, teamwork and individual pursuit, Bishop Tyrrell offers a broad range of sport options.

Students have the opportunity to participate in:

  • Weekly timetabled sport
  • College Carnivals
  • College and Regional representation
  • College Club Teams
  • Sports Presentation Evening

Students from Year 2 represent the College as part of the Hunter Region Independent Schools association.

Primary – Kindergarten to Year 6

Students participate in Physical Education lessons with a specialist teacher every week. These focus on developing students Fundamental Movement Skills. They also engage in additional Sport lessons with teachers and external providers. Sport activities may include:

  • Athletics and Cross Country Carnival preparation
  • Team Sports - Soccer, Touch Football, Basketball, Netball
  • Dance
  • Gymnastics
  • Swimming  lessons

Students in Years 2 to 6 can represent the College in the following sports:

  • Athletics
  • Basketball
  • Chess
  • Cross Country
  • Netball
  • Rugby Union
  • Rugby League
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Secondary – Years 7 to 12

  • Athletics
  • Basketball
  • Cricket
  • Cross Country
  • Equestrian
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Hockey
  • Netball
  • Rugby League and Rugby Union
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Touch Football
  • Triathlon

As we are part of the Combined Independent Schools (CIS) Sports Association for New South Wales, students who excel in other Sports not listed can still attain higher school sport representative honours via attending the independent CIS Sport trials. For more information about Sport at Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College, please contact:

Mr Joel Cruickshank (Head of PDHPE and Sport) – cruickshankj@btac.nsw.edu.au
Mr Marcus Walker (Coordinator of Primary Sport) – walkerm@btac.nsw.edu.au