Sport at BTC

Sport at BTC is a central feature of student life and many life skills including teamwork, co-operation, sportsmanship and the striving for success are gained from an involvement in sporting activity.

Blackheath & Thornburgh College is a member of the Charters Towers Secondary and Primary Sports Associations and participates in a year-round Inter-school sports programme of competition – a comprehensive Inter-house competition is also held throughout the year.

We have a wide range of sports on offer and our passionate, experienced teachers organise training sessions, team practice and wider competitions within an inclusive and supportive structure. Examples of the sports we play throughout the year include:

  • Athletics
  • Cricket
  • Rugby League
  • Softball
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Netball
  • Swimming (we have our own outdoor pool)
  • Cross Country

Students also have the opportunity to participate in local club sports including: Netball, Rugby League, Rugby Union, Touch Football, Golf and Basketball. Opportunities also exist for students to gain selection in district, regional and state teams.