Sports Carnivals

See Also:
Swimming Lessons      |       Physical Education



Our School prides itself in providing students with opportunities for competition at intra-school and inter-school levels.  Preparation for these competitions is included in Physical Education and Swimming lessons.  There are also before-school trainings that are available throughout the year.

Intra-school Competition
Each year the following Our Lady of Lourdes Carnivals are held:

  • Early Years Cross Country  (Prep and Year 1)
  • Cross Country (Years 2 – 6)
  • Athletics (Prep to Year 6)
  • Junior Swimming (8 and 9 year olds)
  • Senior Swimming (10, 11 and 12 year olds)


Inter-school Competition
All students in Years 4-6 participate in Friday Inter-school Sport during Term 2, including sports such as Soccer, Netball and Oz Tag.
The following representative pathways are available to students:

  • Catholic Zone II competition in Cross Country, Athletics and Swimming
  • OLOL teams in the State Catholic Netball Competition (QC Cup)
  • 1 day Boys Cricket Inter-School Challenge in Term 4
  • District Trials in Cross Country, Athletics and Swimming
  • District Sport Trials in a large variety of Team Sports


District competition enables students to advance to the elite level of National Competition.  Our Lady of Lourdes has had a considerable number of children involved in District Trials, many of whom have successfully progressed to representation at Regional, State and National levels of competition.​