Health & Physical Education classes, year level sport programs and inter-house carnivals for Athletics, Swimming and Cross Country provide opportunities for students to develop personal skills and fitness within the framework of healthy competition.
The College is a member of the Sports Association Catholic Co-educational Secondary Schools. Students can participate in a range of inter-school sporting activities, including athletics, swimming, cross country, cricket, football, soccer, volleyball, basketball, netball, tennis and golf. The SACCSS premier league operates at Years 7 – 10. SACCSS Senior sport days are held for Years 11 & 12.
The aim of the Health and Physical Education curriculum is to promote the value of physical activity in students’ lives. It gives pupils the opportunity to practise ways of working with others to adopt and maintain a healthy, productive and active lifestyle. At Kolbe the Health and Physical Education curriculum encourages students to be physically active people for life. Students learn through challenging and enjoyable movement experiences, improving their capacity to move with skill and confidence in a variety of contexts.
A wide range of subjects and electives is provided across year levels, including pathways to VCE P.E. and VCE Health and Human Development. In the HPE junior and middle school programs, the focus is on theory, participation and developing practical skills in game situations. Areas studied include fitness and exercise, the science of the body and movement, nutrition, and skills associated with sports such as cricket, softball, survival swimming, netball, soccer, basketball, touch football, track and field and ten pin bowling.