Physical Education

Students from pre-primary to year 6 engage in a minimum of 2 hours of physical activity through morning fitness, specialist physical education lessons, senior sport and events. Kindergarten and pre-primary students focus on fundamental movement skills and school events.

Faction Houses

There are 3 Faction Houses- Boogalla (Blue), Nyanda (Red) and Wambiri (Gold). Students from family groups will be placed in the same faction. Teachers from different year levels are assigned to a faction.
Swimming and athletics carnivals are held during the school year (in school and interschool).

Boogalla - Blue
Boogalla – Blue

Nyanda - Red
Nyanda – Red

Wambiri - Yellow
Wambiri – Yellow

Cross Country Running/ Running Club

Each year students are selected to compete in the Interschool Cross Country event. The school also competes in the City-to-Surf fun run as a community team.

During Terms 2 and 3, students and parents are invited to train as part of the Running Club. Running Club is held before school once a week and is a fun way for everyone to stay fit with friends and family.

Lightning Carnival

During term 2 Hockey, Netball and Soccer Years 3-7 compete against local schools.

Faction Athletics Carnival

During term 3 the Athletics House Carnival is held on the oval. It involves all students from Pre-primary to Year 6 with a running race for kindy students and a parent/teacher/student event. Students from years 1 to 6 may be selected to compete in the Interschool Athletics Carnival.

Faction Swimming Carnival

During term 1 the Senior Swimming Faction Carnival is held at the Claremont Aquatic Centre for students from Years 3 to 6. During term 1 the P&C and parents organise after school swimming training at Claremont Pool. Students may be selected to compete in the Interschool Swimming Carnival at Challenge Stadium following participation in the Faction Carnival. The Junior Swimming Carnival is held in term 4

In-term Swimming Lessons

Students from Pre-primary to Year 6 participate in ten, 45 minute swimming lessons organised and run by trained swimming teachers at a local aquatic centre during school hours. Depending upon pool availability lessons usually take place in term 4. Tuition is free but parents are required to pay for transport and pool entry.

Dance

Students from pre-primary to year 6 participate in a social dance program with dance teachers from Humphries Dance Studio. For one hour each week during a term, the students learn a variety of dances and this culminates in a Social Dance evening for the school community.