Penrith Selective High School is a member of the Nepean Zone Sports Association and participates in Nepean Zone events, which allows students to compete in Sydney West Regional events and teams with further opportunities for representation at Combined High School (CHS) teams and events. Some students also compete in national and international sporting competitions and the school is proud to field teams in a number of State Knockout competitions and other gala days including the annual Quad Schools tournament between Penrith, James Ruse, Baulkham Hills and Girraween High Schools.
The school is proud to compete in the weekly grade competition each Wednesday against schools across Penrith and the Blue Mountains and the three major carnivals, Swimming, Cross Country and Athletics are major events on the school calendar. Students compete in the four houses- Blaxland, Lawson, Mitchell and Wentworth.
Year 11 students are required to participate in sport for all 4 terms of the calendar year when they have commenced Year 11 (ie: Term 4 of year 11 when the HSC course has commenced.)
The PDHPE faculty under the leadership of the Head Teacher PDHPE and Sports Organiser are responsible for the delivery of sport at the school and are supported by the teaching staff to ensure that sport and physical activity play a key role in the lives of all Penrith Selective High School students.
Penrith Selective High School has access to a number of sports facilities across the community in addition to the facilities on the school site which include:
- Full Size Soccer/ Rugby Field (Grass with underground/pop-up irrigation system)
- Hockey Field (Grass)
- Cricket Nets x 3
- Indoor Gym- Basketball/ Volleyball/ Netball/ Futsal
- Netball Court- Grass
- Basketball Court/ Tennis Court x 2 (Synthetic Grass)
- Volleyball Court x 4 (Grass)
- Weights Room and Outdoor workout area
Students in years 7-11 can participate in grade, recreational or school sport each week.
Further details about the wide range of representative opportunities across a range of sports through CHS can be found on their website:
Please contact the school and ask to speak to the Sports Organiser if you have any further questions.