Sport plays an integral part of both the formal curriculum and co-curricular programs. Many of our students both past and present are outstanding achievers in sport, including Olympians and Australian representatives. Each year students achieve outstanding results at state, national and international levels.


School facilities enable basketball, cricket, soccer and volleyball to occur outdoors while the gymnasium is equipped for indoor basketball, netball, table tennis and volleyball.

Year 7 sport is integrated into the physical education program. Years 8-12 participate in zone and knockout competitions. Students not involved in competition sport will in Year 8 undertake skills based sport at school and in Years 9-11 recreational sport.


The Grade Sport competition is an interschool sports competition giving students the opportunity to compete in a wide variety of sports against schools in the local area.

At Fort Street, students are lucky enough to compete in two zones. The students in Year 8 – 11 compete in the Northern Suburbs Zone which includes Concord High School, Sydney Secondary College, Burwood Girls High School, Ryde Secondary College, Marsden High School and Hunters Hill High School students.


All students are required to wear their PDHPE polo shirt, shorts and appropriate footwear to Grade Sport. For some sports, safety equipment may be required which students will need to provide for themselves. It is recommended a hat, sunscreen and a bottle of water be brought to sport.

Sports Fees

For all Grade Sports except water polo students will need to pay $165 (14s) or $100 (15s & Opens) each term for sports fees, this will cover their bus trip and ground hire as well as professional umpires for the finals week. For water polo the fee is $130 per term. This is to be paid to the Front Office by Week 3 of each term.

14s Grade Sport

Fort Street High School students have the opportunity to compete in two divisions of competitions in 2021:

14s Summer (Girls)14s Summer (Boys)14s Winter (Girls)14s Winter (Boys)
European HandballCricketNetballEuropean Handball
Touch FootballTouch FootballOztagSoccer (9  side)
SoftballVolleyballSoccer (9  side)Ultimate Frisbee

15s and Opens Grade Sport

Fort Street High Students have the opportunity to compete in the following Summer Grade Sport competitions in 2021:

Summer – GirlsSummer – BoysSummer – Mixed
Touch FootballTouch FootballUltimate Frisbee
Winter – GirlsWinter – BoysWinter – Mixed
OztagOztagUltimate Frisbee

All students will meet with their coaches at the end of Period 4 on a a Tuesday and travel by bus to their designated venues each week. The venues will rotate each week depending on the school the team is playing. The bus will Fort Street High School at 12:30pm and will return approximately at 2:30pm. If a student would like permission to leave from a venue to make their own way home, a note is required from a parent/carer. This note will need to be signed by the Head Teacher Administration each time.

House and Recreational Sport

Each House and Recreational Sport will leave school at 1:00pm and return to school by 2:30pm. When travelling to House Sport, students will either walk or travel by school bus to their designated venue, with their supervising teacher and will return in the same manner back to school. Some sports will use the school grounds. The cost of House Sport is $10.


All students are required to wear their PDHPE polo shirt, shorts and appropriate footwear to Sport. For some sports, safety equipment may be required which students will need to provide for themselves. It is recommended that a hat, sunscreen and a bottle of water be brought to sport.

Sport ChoiceVenueCost   (Per Semester)
GymPlus 24/7 Gym Petersham$120
FencingFSHS School Hall$200
Ice SkatingCanterbury Ice Rink$280
Rock ClimbingSydney Indoor Climbing Gym$200
Rock ClimbingNOMAS$360
TennisHaberfield Tennis Courts$110
YogaFSHS Classroom R1$120
  • Contact: Tali Ezekiel
  • Sports Co-ordinator
  • Rowe Staffroom