School sport

 

Keira High School has a rich sporting tradition. The school has produced a number of sporting champions over many years. Sport is compulsory at Keira High School from Year 7 until the end of Year 11 and is held each Wednesday afternoon. Students can choose from a wide variety of recreational and competitive sports. Sports uniform, with correct sports shoes, must be worn on Wednesdays. 

Recreational Sport (Terms 1 & 2)

A wide range of sports and fitness activities were offered to cater for all levels of ability and experience including tennis, swimming, cycling, walking, basketball, soccer, volleyball, dodge-ball, indoor cricket, surfing, ten-pin bowling, rock climbing, gym, squash, table tennis and golf.

The Year 7 swimming program that is delivered each year accommodates all levels of swimming ability.

Competition Sport

As well as recreational sport, during Terms 2 & 3, Keira fields over thirty different sporting teams in the Northern Illawarra Baron Shield Competition which allows students to compete against other local state high schools

As well as the weekly competition, Keira enters many teams, across a range of sports, in the NSW Combined High School (CHS) knockout competitions.

Carnivals

Each year, Keira High School, holds three major carnivals: swimming, cross-country and athletics. Attendance at these carnivals, like Sport, is compulsory.

Keira students, over the years, have been well-represented in Zone, Regional, State and National competitions.

Houses

The school is divided into four sports Houses named after native plants: Acacia (yellow), Banksia (green), Boronia (blue) and Waratah (red). Students are allocated a House upon enrolment.