The Scots School has plentiful sporting facilities and a wide variety of sports on offer to Students.
While Junior students are encouraged to learn a number of new sports each week, sport on weekends is not compulsory.
In the Senior School sport is a compulsory activity with training on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons on campus and competitions on Friday evening or Saturday. Students are required to play at least one Summer and one Winter sport.
- Cross Country Running
- Rugby Union
- Girls Soccer
- Girls Touch Football
PHOTOS FROM 2014 RUGBY DINNER
2013 Rugby Tour (our next Tour will be in 2015)
During week two of the recent holidays the Opens squad and a 16’s 10s squad went to Queensland to complete their pre season training in readiness for the ISA Rugby season. The boys had been training each Monday during Term 1 under the guidance of their coaches and James McLaren and were eagerly awaiting their first game whichwas against Pacific Pines State High School. This game proved to be a real baptism for our boys as unbeknown to us we were up against one of the best teams on the Gold Coast. Our boys applied themselves to their task and were able to score early points however our opposition quickly began to dominate the game though we did cross their line to score a try near the end of the second half. The 16s played two 10 a side games with similar results to the opens team and the boys found it hard going early in each match but as the speed of the game slowed down we were able to develop phases of play through our forwards and managed to cross the line a few times.
Our second opens game was against Trinity College from Western Australia. In this game we were more evenlymatched and in a game that could have gone either way we were unlucky not to win. It was also in this game we suffered our first injury (Jack Bird). Despite the loss the boy’s spirits were good. The 16’s played a game against Helensvale State High School who were very skillful in the backs and their speed was too hard to contain. Despite this being another hard clash for the 16’s the team continued to develop their skills and received some more pre season game experience.
The final series of games for the tour saw both the 16’s and Opens playing Helensvale Rugby Club. Once again the16s found it tough going particularly after Robbie Hayward was injured whilst tackling an opposing player. The opens squad, keen to go home with at least one win quickly took control of this game and secured a very solid win.
The tour wasn’t all rugby with the boys going surfing and to an Anzac Day service at Runaway Bay. They also went to Movie World, Wet and Wild and to Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane where we saw the Queensland Reds play the Auckland Blues.
On behalf of the boys and staff on the tour I would like to thank all the parents who came north to support the teams and the assistance they gave us. I would also like to thank all the boy’s parents for supporting their boys and allowing them to go on the tour.
Special thanks goes to the Friends of Rugby for the support they gave towards the tour, Mr. Adams for his meticulous organisation which made the tour run smoothly and the boys whose behavior made the tour a positive experience for the staff and themselves.
Mr. R Mottram