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Penrith Selective High School

Penrith Selective High School

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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 terms 1-3 inclusive of the calendar year. They are not required to do sport in Term 4 due to the commencement of teh HSC course.

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.​

Grade Sports

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4
Girls Girls Girls Girls
Basketball Netball Netball Netball
European Handball Soccer Aussie Rules Volleyball
Oztag Touch Football Soccer Touch Football
    Ultimate Vortex  
Boys Boys Boys Boys
Ultimate 1 Basketball Basketball Cricket
Touch Football Soccer Touch Football Futsal
Volleyball Oztag Soccer  

Social Sports


Badminton Indoor Soccer Social Basketball
Bowling Rock Climbing Social Netball
Fernwood Fitness Roller Skating Woodriff Tennis
Ice-Skating Weights Woodriff Table Tennis
Indoor Cricket School Table Tennis Dance
Indoor Basketball PCYC Six-a-side Soccer  

Knockout Sports

Basketball Netball Touch Football
Cricket Table Tennis Volleyball
Football Tennis