St Margaret's has a long history of success within the athletics arena. Participation and interest in this sport has resulted in St Margaret's becoming one of the most successful schools within the QGSSSA competition and in state and national competitions.

2021               Third place QGSSSA Aggregate and second place QGSSSA Percentage Cups

2019               First Place Junior Nitro Schools Challenge

2014               Second Place Junior National Knockout Championships

2002-2013     Del Mellefont Percentage Cup Winners

2010               Second Place National Knockout Championships

2009               Third Place QGSSSA

2008               Second Place QGSSSA              

Head Coach

The athletics program is led by St Margaret’s Head of Athletics and Development Josh Partridge. Josh holds a Bachelor of Exercise & Sport Science (Hons I) from The University of Queensland and has been coaching youth athletes for over a decade. Within this time, Josh has coached across various sports and at all levels of development, from complete novices to junior world champions. This has included time in the private sector, within schools, and overseas at the internationally renowned track & field training centre ALTIS.

Training sessions take place mornings and afternoons commencing part way through Term 2 and continuing in Term 3 until the QGSSSA competition. It is expected that all squad members attend three sessions a week, including the compulsory session on Wednesday morning.

Training Venue
Windsor Park Sporting Fields.
Competition and Venues
The QGSSSA competition is held in September at the Queensland Sports and Athletics Centre (QSAC), Nathan. Students will compete in lead-up competition meets on Friday evenings from mid-August to September at The University of Queensland (St Lucia Campus) or QSAC (Nathan).
Training can be conducted in the athletics uniform or the school navy physical education uniform. The uniform for competition events is the athletics uniform or the school lycra navy bike pants and athletics singlet.