Sports and Culture
Sport and Culture plays a big part in the extra-curricular activities at the College. Whether it be on the sporting field, up on a stage or within the classroom, providing opportunities to our students is what St Thomas aims to deliver.
St Thomas’ has a proud tradition in sport and consistently performs at a provincial and national level across a wide variety of sports. We pride ourselves on providing our students with the best coaching possible to develop the many talents our students have.
All students are strongly encouraged to join the many sports clubs that we offer. Sport plays an important role in the development of the young men at St Thomas’, either participating at the elite level or in the opportunity to participate in the wide range of sports offered.
We also offer a wide variety of sports as part of the Wednesday Secondary School Sports competition. Major events on the sporting calendar are the inter-house athletics, swimming and cross country events. From these highly competitive events students are selected to reporesent our college a provincial and national level.
Sports offered by the school include Rugby, Cricket, Basketball, Football, Rugby League, Touch Rugby, Weightlifting, Judo, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Futsal, Tennis and so much more…
Opportunities exist for all students and our cultural diversity brings together a mix of vibrancy and talent that makes our College unique.
St Thomas’ Culture consists of:
- Learning an instrument
- Being in a rock, jazz or orchestral band
- Composing and recording original music
- Live performance
- Participating in drama and musical productions
- Learning technical and sound skills backstage
- Exhibiting in art shows
- Producing original art work for display around the College
- Painting murals on our buildings
- Kapahaka, Taiaha, Pasifika dance
- Debating and public speaking