IPSHA Swim & Dive

It is representative swimming carnival season and the squad to represent Loreto Normanhurst at the IPSHA Swim & Dive Carnival has been selected. Congratulations to the following Primary students who will be competing on March 6th:

Year 5

Year 6

Patricia Boland Kate Gilsenan
Bianca Buchanan Georgia Lee
Kaitlin Cuthbert Lucy McKenna
Tara Doyle Zara Miller
Anna Drake Emily Paterson
Charlotte Horbach  
Grace Ward  
Carina Wen  
Chloe Winterton   

IGSSA Swim & Dive

Following in the footsteps of the Primary team, the Secondary squad will represent Loreto Normanhurst at the IGSSA Swim & Dive Carnival on March 22nd. Congratulations to the following students:

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

Year 10

Year 11

Year 12

Francesca Davies Ella Cave Samantha Cox Abby Feurtado Abby Hartshorne Sarah Henry
Charli Davis Zoe Clubb Clare Doherty Kate Law-Whitting Grace Napoli Breanna Ivankovic
Cate Smith Charlotte Rigney Ella Fraser Georgia Robertson   Isabella Mincher
  Cordelia Stephen Lily King Abbey Williamson   Zoe Warland
  Maya Yogesvaran Charlotte Lackenby      
    Hannah Saw      
    Felicity Smith      


Well done to Olivia Fanning (Year 11) who has been selected in the NSW U/17’s Indoor Cricket squad that will play at the National Championships in Melbourne in July – what a fantastic achievement!


Best of luck to Juliet Lahood (Year 11) who is off to Europe in March to compete at the Dutch and Belgium Taekwondo Open. Such a wonderful experience and opportunity – we’ve got our fingers crossed!


Congratulations to Yasmin Say (Year 10) who has been selected to represent NSW in the Australasian Under 17 Badminton Championships in South Australia on April 12-20 – good luck Yasmin!

School Tennis Championships

At the time of going to print, the School Tennis Championships are underway – good luck to all the students competing and we’ll bring you an update on results next week.


Good luck to the students selected to represent Loreto Normanhurst in the NSW All Schools Triathlon events at SIRC next week – we have 5 students competing in the Individual event on Thursday, followed by 30 students across 10 teams in the Teams event on Friday.

CIS Softball

Best of luck to Bailey Henderson (Year 11), Peyton Henderson (Year 10) and Samantha North (Year 11) who will be representing IGSSA at the CIS Softball Championships on Monday 25th out at Blacktown International Sports Park.

CIS Basketball

Congratulations to Emily Paterson (Year 6) who  just this morning was selected into the CIS  Basketball team. Emily will now go on  to compete at the NSWPSSA Girls Basketball Championships in Albury. We wish Emily all the best.

Wet Weather Information

With a few clouds around, a reminder for how to access information regarding ground closures due to wet weather for weekend sport. Please make sure you check the relevant website prior to leaving home to ensure your venue is open for play.

IGSSA Sports:

IPSHA Sports:

Who to see about what

As a handy reference guide, the table below outlines the staff members who will be responsible for sports and activities throughout the year. All enquires about sport at Loreto should be sent to




Snowsports IGSSA Tennis Rowing
Swimming Pathway Tildesley Tennis Equestrian
  Triathlon Athletics Pathway
  IGSSA Basketball  
  Cross Country Pathway  
  IGSSA Netball  
  Hornsby Tennis  
  Hayden Fitness Centre  


Ms Emily Wood

Mr Stephen Charters

Mrs Chloe Congdon

Mrs laura Bryan

IPSHA Sports & Carnivals LN Invitational Badminton IGSSA Softball The Duke of Edinburgh Award Program
LN Activities Program IGSSA Hockey Hills  Netball  
Gymnastics Mollie Dive Hockey Rugby 7’s  
Cheerleading IGSSA Water Polo IGSSA Touch Football  
IGSSA Football      


Correct Sport Uniform

An important note regarding correct sport uniform for Saturday competition sport:

Students who are not dressed in the correct uniform for competition will NOT be allowed to play. In the case that a Loreto Sport staff member is not present, your team coach will have the authority to remove a student from play and/or not allow a student to start play. Thank you in advance, for your cooperation in this matter. It is our expectation that you will be appropriately dressed and in uniform while representing Loreto Normanhurst. Please see your sport specific booklets for full details on what uniform is required for your sport.


Loreto Sports Girl: Zara Miller

Current sport/activity: This term I’m playing water polo as well as doing IPSHA swimming and gymnastics.

Favourite school sport/activity: My favourite sport is swimming.

Highest level of sporting achievement: Area swimming carnivals.

Best moment of Loreto Sport for you: Winning the Queen of the pool race at this year’s primary school swimming carnival.

Favourite sporting moment as a spectator: Going to the Commonwealth Games last year and watching the Australian swimming team win lots of medals.

Best subject at school: Geography.

Any superstitions before playing sport: Have to warm up before each game or event.

Best tune to listen to before competing: Any song by Imagine Dragons.



We love seeing photos of our girls enjoying sport but, unfortunately, we can’t be everywhere at once. If you’re out and about over the weekend at your daughter’s fixtures, please send through any snaps you get to

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Events Calendar

Date & Time



6 March 3.30pm Bronze Duke of Ed Registration Session Curran Theatre
17 March Bronze Duke of Ed Training Day DRC



Week 3 Saturday  23 February

Team  & Game Time

BBQ Duty Time

Families Rostered

LON01 – 8:00am 7:45am – 9:20am North, Tassell, Wills
LON07 – 9:15am 9:10am – 10:20am Cameron, Coulton, Edwards, Evans
LON13 – 10:30am 10:10am – 11:30am Eade, Gleeson, Harrison, Holmes


Week 4 Saturday 2 March

Team  & Game Time

BBQ Duty Time

Families Rostered

LON07 – 8:00am 7:45am – 9:20am Hartley, Hoffman, King, Saw
LON03 – 9:15am 9:10am – 10:20am Madigan, Middleton, Thomas
LON08 – 10:30am 10:10am – 11:30am Alexander, Baker, Frith, Harsas


Duties involve cooking on the BBQ or serving. If you are unable to fulfil your duty you must arrange a replacement (contact other day girls’ families in your team from the team contact list).


2019 Sport Contacts Term 1




IPSHA Sports Ms Emily Wood
Midweek Activities Ms Emily Wood





IGSSA Tennis  Mr Dave Brock
IGSSA Softball Mrs Chloe Congdon
IGSSA Rowing Miss Jess Levy
Badminton Mr Steve Charters
Midweek Activities Ms Emily Wood
Cheerleading Ms Emily Wood
Duke of Edinburgh Award Mrs Laura Bryan
Acting Head of Sport Mr Matt Mulroney


For IGSSA competitions, the full draw points table, venue lists and wet weather details see the IGSSA website here.


Mr Matt Mulroney

 Acting Head of Sport