The Physical Education programme in Year 7 includes a variety of sports and activities. These activities include fundamental movement skills, AFL, handball and athletics.
The Year 7 Physical Education programme is designed to further enhance fundamental movement skills that have been developed in Primary School . The sporting contexts have been selected to provide increases exposure and practice of these skills. In addition to the physical skills students will have a focus on communication skills that enhance team cohesion in the Learning Through Movement area of the curriculum and the ways that physical activity can improve elements of health at fitness in Understanding Movement.
Year 7 students will also participate in all Interhouse Carnivals: Athletics, Swimming, Cross Country and Surfing. High achievers in these competitions will be selected to represent our College at ACC and Champion Schools level. In the lead up to these competitions the Physical Education Department provides training sessions which are open to all students. All Inter-house events contribute towards a Champion Inter-house Sporting award.
Coastal Associated Schools (CAS) after school sporting competitions for Year 7 students includes basketball in Term 1 as well as AFL, netball and soccer in Term 2. Year 7 students who excel in cricket or volleyball may nominate to fill positions in the Year 8/9 CAS teams in Term 1 if they are available.