St Margaret's has a long history of success in swimming. High participation and interest in the sport has resulted in St Margaret's becoming one of the most successful schools within the QGSSSA competition. Students in the primary school compete in the interschool Andrews Cup competition while students in the secondary school compete in the QGSSSA competition.

2023 Second place QGSSSA
2022 Third place QGSSSA
2021 Third place QGSSSA
2020 Third place QGSSSA
2019 Third place QGSSSA
2018  Runners up Sheena Dyason Percentage Cup
2006-2011, 2013  Sheena Dyason Percentage Cup Winners
2011  Fourth place QGSSSA
2010  Second place QGSSSA
2009  Third place QGSSSA
2008  Third place QGSSSA

Head Coach

The swimming program is run by Matt Brown, a highly experienced coach, who has successfully stewarded Olympic swimmers to victory, as well as having a stellar international swimming career himself.


Training sessions take place most mornings and afternoons of Terms 1 and 4 until the QGSSSA competition. It is expected that all squad members attend three sessions a week, and all scheduled swim meets leading up to the QGSSSA Championship.

Training Venue

St Margaret's swimming pool.


The QGSSSA competition is held in March at the Brisbane Aquatic Centre at Chandler. Students compete in lead-up competition meets on Friday evenings in Term 1.


Training is to be conducted in the School swimsuit. The competition swimsuit is required for the QGSSSA competition. Swimming caps are provided.

Swimming Club

St Margaret's Swimming Club commenced in 2021 and is an affiliated club of Swimming Queensland. Find out more about St Margaret's Swimming Club.