Turramurra High School has a fine tradition of excellence in a wide variety of sports. Our House Patrons, Shane Gould, Gail Neall, Tim Ford and Tim Jackson are all past students who all went on to represent Australia at Olympic level. With this inspiration, it is easy to see why the sports program at Turramurra High School is an important part of the school curriculum.
Turramurra is a member of the Ku-ring-gai Zone Secondary School Sports Association which comprises of nine Northern Sydney schools. These schools compete in various competitions including Swimming, Cross Country and Athletics Carnivals, as well as inter-school grade sport on a Thursday afternoon.
Students in Years 8 to 12 participate in grade or school/recreational sport on a Thursday afternoon. Year 7 students get to participate in sport on a Wednesday afternoon, where they expereice various grade sports including Dance in a inter-house competition on a rotational basis. Years 7 and 8 also take part in the zone gala days against the other Ku-ring-gai zone schools.
Students have the opportunity to engage in a wide variety of sports at Turramurra High School. In terms of competitive sport, the Ku-ring-gai Zone runs grade competitions in a diverse number of sports including basketball, European handball, football, oztag, touch football, sofcrosse, softball, speedaway, frisbee, volleyball, cricket, rugby union, rugby league, hockey, table tennis, badminton and netball.
For those students looking for less competitive activities, the sports program offers recreational and school choices such as ice skating, golf driving range, gym, ten pin bowling, bush walking, tennis, soccer, oz-tag, frisbee, basketball, badminton and table tennis.
The dedication of both staff and students has developed a strong passion for sport within the school. As a result, our school has achieved an enviable reputation within the Ku-ring-gai Zone, winning many individual competitions across a wide variety of sports. Turramurra High School has been one of the best performing school in grade competition over the last decade.