Junior School Sport

Sport is an integral part of life at Fairholme with the emphasis being on enjoyment, participation and sport etiquette. A wide variety of sporting activities are offered in both competitive and non-competitive environments.

AFL

AFL Auskick is held after school for Prep to Year 6 in Term 3.

AFL is played in Term 4 at Interschool level:

Athletics

See Athletics details 

Basketball

Fairholme has dominated the Toowoomba Primary schools Friday night competition for the past 3 years.

Aussie Hoops is offered after school for Prep to Year 6 in Term 3.

Fairholme is the premier of the Annual Andrews cup invitational Basketball competition held in Brisbane.

Annual events include:

  • Term 4 Interschool competition
  • Andrews Cup invitational carnival

Chess

Teams and individuals have opportunity to compete.

Annual events include:

  • Toowoomba Schools Chess Tournament

Cricket

Annual events include:

  • Term 1 Interschool competition

Cross Country

Fairholme has two 12 and under Darling Downs Representatives.

Annual events include:

  • Fairholme Interhouse Cross Country Carnival
  • Andrews Cup
  • Zone and Regional Trials
  • State All-Schools Relay
  • State All-Schools Individual Championships

Football

Annual events include:

  • Term 3 Interschool sport

Gymnastics

Our AllStar Gymnastics program is available for Kindy to Year 6 during Term 3.

Annual events include:

  • Interhouse gymnastics carnival
  • Andrews Cup

Hockey

School Club link with Norths’ Hockey Club.

Annual events include:

  • Term 3 Interschool sport
  • Year 4 and 5 Four week visit from Toowoomba Hockey development officers

Netball

Fairholme has Association Teams.

Annual events include:

  • Andrews Cup
  • Laura Geitz Shield Competition
  • Queensland All Schools Carnival
  • Term 3 Interschool sport

Orienteering

Fairholme has three Darling Downs Representatives and one Queensland Representative.

Annual events include:

  • State Orienteering
  • Term 1 Friday Sport offer

Softball

Annual events include:

  • Golden Glove Cup
  • Andrews Cup
  • Term 4 Intershcool sport

Swimming

Fairholme Aquatics Swim Club is one of the largest and strongest on the Darling Downs and Queensland. A qualified full time swimming coach is responsible for coordinating squads and swimming lessons catering for all ages and levels of ability. Swimmers from this club participate in many competitions including the Australian Schools Swimming Championships and the National Age Swimming Championships. As a College, we have 16 Darling Downs Representatives, one Queensland Representative, and one National Champion. From Years 7 to 12, girls have the opportunity to be part of Fairholme FLAMES squad, designed specifically for students who have demonstrated a commitment to the sport of swimming. For more information on swimming at Fairholme College, see the Fairholme Aquatic Centre 

Annual events include:

  • Fairholme Dolphin Swim Carnival (Prep to Year 3)
  • Fairholme Junior Interhouse Swim Carnival
  • Primary State Relay Swimming
  • Primary Zone Swimming
  • Andrews Cup
  • Two week concentrated Learn to swim block free of charge to all Prep, Year 1 and Year 2 students.

Tennis

Members of the Fairholme Tennis Club, under the guidance of a full time fully qualified coach, compete in regional, state and national competitions. Lessons are conducted for all ages and ability levels.

Annual events include:

  • Andrews Cup
  • Term 1 Interschool sport
  • Interhouse tournament from Year 3-6

Touch Football

Fairholme has Association Teams.

Annual events include:

  • Queensland All Schools Tournament
  • Term 1 Interschool sport
  • Andrews Cup

Volleyball

Fairholme has Association Teams.

Annual events include:

  • Term 4 Interschool sport