Sport at Kennedy

Secondary School Murdoch

Sport and Physical Education is an integral part of life at Kennedy. From the oval to the court, Kennedy Baptist College provides students with a variety of opportunities to improve their health and develop their athletic and teamwork abilities.

Students in Years 7 to 10 participate in the Physical Activity program twice a week, complemented by one period of Health Studies. While all Kennedy students join together to compete in the annual Interschool Swimming, Athletics and Cross-Country Carnivals, with qualifying students going on to represent the College at Interschool Carnivals.

A variety of sporting opportunities and team sports are available to students both during and out of school hours, including:

  • Australian rules football
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Beach volleyball
  • Cross country
  • Cricket
  • Handball
  • Netball
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Surfing
  • Surf lifesaving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Touch rugby
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball

As a member of the Associated and Catholic Colleges (ACC) Junior and Senior Interschool Sports Competition, students compete in a variety of sports offering opportunities for fitness, fun, friendship and competitive spirit.

Year 11 and 12 students can choose to compete in the ACC Interschool sports during school hours once a week, whilst lower school students compete one afternoon a week out of school hours. This program provides extensive opportunity for students to be involved in sport at a higher level.

Sports electives offered at Kennedy

  • Specialist Basketball
  • Specialist Cricket
  • Football
  • Rugby
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Physical Fitness
  • Recreation Sport
  • Sport and fitness
  • Surfing
  • Health Studies (ATAR Course)
  • Physical Education Studies (ATAR Course)
  • Outdoor Education (ATAR Course)

In addition to the ACC Inter-school programs, Kennedy has Basketball and Cricket Specialist programs. Students involved in Basketball work with professional coaches, whilst the Cricket program has been formulated in conjunction with the Western Australian Cricket Association.