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Sporting

Iona College has an extensive range of secondary school sporting opportunities for girls of all fitness levels and abilities.

Sport is compulsory to Year 12 to encourage good health, fun, fitness and self confidence. Regular participation in sporting activities helps to develop social skills, leadership, teamwork and the drive for excellence. Sport is a significant part of our special character, and we strive to have highly competitive teams across all sports.

Our girls enjoy

Modern sporting equipment and superior facilities. Within the school grounds, there is a full-sized indoor netball court, multi-lane swimming pool, tennis courts, a gym and large fields for outdoor sports.

We offer an extensive and wide-ranging sports programme, take great pride in our achievements at a regional and national level and support our elite sportswomen in their international endeavours.

We are agile and responsive in our varied sports programme which can include:

  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Cricket
  • Cross Country
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian

  • Football
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Kayaking
  • Netball
  • Pilates
  • Polo

  • Rowing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Polo
  • Yoga

Jets junior emerging talent squad

The JETS (Junior Emerging Talent Squad) focuses on Year 7 to 11 students who are serious about competing at an elite level. JETS sessions cover topics such as nutrition, psychological and emotional wellbeing, and personal organisation. We invite sports professionals to speak with the JETS girls to provide an insight into various sporting activities at the highest level.

JETS works alongside the girls’ professional development coaches and team coaches to maximise their potential.