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Sport

Sports offered at Highbury

A number of sports and activities are offered at Highbury. Boys are expected to play the sport of the season although an alternative is offered for U12 and U13 boys. It is compulsory to participate in some aspect of the termly sports programme.

Summer/Winter Sports Programme

Foundation Phase - Grade R, Grade 1 and 2

  • Term 1 - Swimming and Mini-Cricket
  • Term 2 - Soccer and Cross Country
  • Term 3 - Hockey and Athletics
  • Term 4 - Swimming, Mini-Cricket, Hardball Cricket (Grade 2 only)

Foundation Phase - Grade 3

  • Term 1 - Cricket, Swimming, Tennis, Chess, Cycling, Waterpolo and Squash
  • Term 2 - Soccer, Rugby and Cross Country
  • Term 3 - Hockey and Athletics
  • Term 4 - Swimming, Mini Cricket and Hardball Cricket (Grade 2 only)

Senior Primary

  • Term 1 - Swimming, Cricket, Tennis, Chess, Cycling, Waterpolo and Squash
  • Term 2 - Rugby, Cross-Country, Tennis, Badminton, Chess, Soccer and Squash
  • Term 3 - Hockey, Athletics, Basketball, Tennis, Chess and Squash
  • Term 4 - Cricket, Tennis, Waterpolo, Chess, Cycling, Squash and Golf

Cycling club takes place on Friday afternoons.

Paid extras: Judo, Karate, Tennis, Golf, Swimming and Garvz

Sports Facilities

Cricket

  • 1 turf pitch
  • 3 synthetics
  • 13 nets (+ 4 indoor nets)
  • 2 Pavilions

Tennis

  • 4 courts
  • 2 tennis walls
  • Tea shelter

Swimming

  • 1 pool (heated)

Soccer

  • 1 full size field
  • 1 junior field

Hockey

  • SP hockey on astro: 1 at St Mary's and 1 at Kearsny College
  • FP mini hockey grass fields

Basketball

  • 1 court (Sports Hall)

Rugby

  • 1 mini rugby field
  • 2 full size fields

Sports Houses

Highbury has a House system where all boys and staff are divided into four houses competing at sport, merit, general knowledge, quizzes etc. Houses are Acutt's (Yellow); Duff's (Red); Escombe's (Green); and Robinson's (Blue). Grade 1-7 Boys attend House Chapel each Tuesday in their respective Houses.

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