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Sport is an important part of the Monivae calendar, all students are encouraged to participate in a wide variety of team and individual sports throughout the year. The sporting program aims to encourage students to participate that they may not play or challenge them further in their chosen sport as well as enhance the students health and fitness.
Monivae holds 3 major sporting events yearly where all students are involved in. These are Swimming and Athletics in Term 1 and the Cross Country in Term 2. Students are allocated a house when enrolled at the school. There are 4 houses, Ffrench (red), Glenelg (green), Lonsdale (blue) and Mitchell (yellow). These houses compete against each other at the 3 major events, gaining points for participation and placings in individual events as well as other house competitions such as house singing and chess. Each house is led by School Leader House Captains, who organise teams and encourage all year levels to be involved in events. Students have an opportunity to compete at division level against 8 other schools in the district; the region level – covering most of the Western region of Victoria as well as at State level, depending on where they place at each level.
Students have the opportunity to represent Monivae in the following sports throughout the school year:
- Clay Target shooting
Students can also compete in the following externally run, local sporting bodies under the Monivae banner:
- Hamilton Basketball Association
- Hamilton Junior Netball Association
- Glenelg Hockey Region Association
- Hamilton Soccer Club
- Hamilton Rowing Club
Monivae is affiliated with both CAS (Catholic All Schools) and the VSSSA (Victorian Secondary Schools Sports Association), allowing athletes to participate at elite schools sporting events. Both of these affiliations offer the opportunity for students to take part in a range of sports against different schools from across Victoria and Australia.
Glenelg Division Sports Association (GDSA)
Monivae College is a member of the GDSA, which conducts the following inter-school sporting events throughout each year:
- Cross Country
- Lightning Premierships (Years 7-10)