Sport

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

Health benefits aside, sport has a significant impact on a child's education. From developing motor skills, to learning about teamwork and loyalty, sport is an essential component in schooling.

At Bishop Tyrrell, 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 K-6

Students participate in Physical Education lessons with a specialist teacher every week. These classes focus on developing Fundamental Movement Skills. Students 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 
Primary Sport

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

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

Secondary students Years 7 to 12 can represent the College in the following sports: 

  • 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 Adam Ezekiel (Coordinator of Primary Sport) – ezekiela@btac.nsw.edu.au