School Sport

School Sport at Ngunnawal

Students at Ngunnawal get the opportunity to experience a variety of different sports through a range of activities and games.

Sports include: Buroinjin/Indigenous Games, Football – Oztag, Touch, AFL, Soccer, Tennis, Badminton, Volleyball, Cricket, Basketball, Netball, Hockey, Teeball, Golf, Lawn Bowls, Tenpin

Each year we have 3 carnivals – swimming, cross country and athletics. Students who qualify have the opportunity to represent our school at the North Gungahlin regional and ACT carnivals.

School Sports ACT

Students can register with School Sports ACT to trial for a variety of different sports during the year. Students that are successful in being selected can have the opportunity to represent the ACT at locations around Australia. Details for trialling with School Sports ACT can be found at

Sporting Schools Funding

Through the Federal Governments Sporting Schools initiative, grants are made available to schools in help students to increase their participation in a variety of sports. Sports available are on their website

Sporting Gala Days

During the year, numerous sporting bodies run gala days for schools to participate in. Recently Ngunnawal sent teams to Rugby League, Basketball, Oztag, Soccer, Tennis and Cricket.

Sports Houses

Students at Ngunnawal are assigned to one of four sports houses. These are used throughout the year for swimming, cross country and athletics carnivals, plus other events. The houses at Ngunnawal are:

Bradman (White)

Freeman (Red)

Coombs (Blue)

Jackson (Green)

School Sport Contact: