(Sports Empowerment Education and Development

The SEED program is an initiative of Northern Bay College to provide our student’s with opportunities to live happy, active lifestyles at the same time as achieving excellent academic outcomes.What does SEED stand for?
The SEED program is NBC’s Sports Empowerment Education and Development program. 
The SEED program aims to provide all Northern Bay College Students with the opportunity to:
Enjoy both sporting and academic success.
Uphold the CORE values of Collaboration, Outcomes, Respect and Equity on the sporting field.
Experience expert coaching and skill development.
Foster positive relationships with students, staff and the NBC and local communities.
Develop self-esteem and self-confidence through positive sporting experiences.
Develop lifelong physical activity habits.
Identify clear pathways in the sporting/physical education/health industries.
Access leadership opportunities.
Experience a variety of sporting opportunities through access to local clubs, coaches and facilities.

Director of Sport: Steven ‘Stoofa’ Lewry
College Head of Interschool Sport: Ben LoweryContact Number: 03 52249700

Year 7 & 8 SEED:

All Year 7 & 8 students from our four Prep-8 campuses are involved in two hours of sport once a week where they participate in sports of their choice in five week blocks. During these sessions students receive expert coaching and skill development from qualified coaches who have high level experience. The Sports students can choose from include:
AFL, Netball, Badminton, Soccer, Rugby Union, Rugby League, Basketball, Hockey, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Cricket, Baseball, Softball, Gridiron and Tennis.
Students also participate in a three week athletics program in Term 1 and a four week swimming program in Term 4.

Year 9 SEED:

In Year 9 students can apply to be part of the SEED program which runs as an elective for the whole year. Some students are identified through the Year 7 & 8 SEED program and encouraged to apply in Year 9. Other students apply through a keen interest in a particular sport or a pathway in the Health/PE/Sport industry.
Year 9 SEED students participate in 2 hours of specialist coaching in one of the sports offered each week for the year.
SEED students will also complete one hour with a fitness focus each week.
The fourth hour of this elective focuses on education to improve performance. Students will be educated in areas such as nutrition, mental preparation, training methods and recovery methods.

Year 10 SEED:

To be introduced in 2019 as a continuation of the Year 9 SEED program.

Before School & After School Programs:
Year 9-12 students will have access to programs before and after school. This includes:
Elite sport squads where students will receive specialist coaching.
Breakfast club where students will be able to access healthy breakfast options.
A variety of fitness classes run by experts in the fitness industry.


The College has recently invested in upgrading all of our surfaces in order to provide students with the best sport fields possible. We currently have:

1 FIFA Approved synthetic soccer pitch
4 tennis courts
4 outdoor volleyball courts, 1 indoor volleyball court
1 and a half outdoor basketball courts
1 indoor basketball court
2 outdoor netball courts, 1 indoor netball court
1 outdoor futsal court
3 indoor badminton courts
Recently added cricket nets have enhanced our comprehensive facilities.