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.

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 Kevin Sargent. Kevin is a highly experiened coach who was the Director of Australian Swim Camps form 2000 until 2012. He was invited to coach in China in 2013-2016 and was also the Head Age Group Coach at Nudgee College.


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.

Learn to Swim School 

Our Learn to Swim School provides lessons for St Margaret's students and siblings from age four onwards or those turning four in the calendar year. Find out more about St Margaret's Learn to Swim School.

Swimming Club

St Margaret's Swimming Club is a brand-new club commencing in 2021 and is an affiliated club of Swimming Queensland. Find out more about St Margaret's Swimming Club.