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Lacrosse quickly shoots – and scores

2 March 2018

It has the spatial awareness of basketball, the hand-eye coordination required for hockey and it’s fast – so it’s not surprising lacrosse is hitting goals for schools across Australia.

Sporting Schools a ‘vital’ link for teens

2 March 2018

Only five of the Year 7-8 girls at Good Shepherd College in Hamilton, in Victoria’s south-west, play an organised sport. The College’s director of sport, Rhett Beattie, says sporting organisations, schools and clubs need to support individuals and “make it OK to be a beginner at any age”.

Students have an oarsome introduction

2 March 2018

The Grade 3 students at Miles Franklin Primary School in the ACT had an oarsome time recently – trialling the Sporting Schools rowing program. According to PE teacher Chris Currie the children enjoyed an introduction engaging with a non-traditional sport.

What would $20k do for your school sports club?

14 February 2018

New equipment, uniforms, facilities, funds for team travel? $20k is the average amount that grassroots clubs, schools and community groups fundraised last year through the Sports Foundation. 

Sporting Schools School Yard to Sports Star: Sara Carrigan

7 February 2018

Cycling has been Olympian Sara Carrigan’s passion since she was 14. Now a coach, she’s sharing her knowledge and passion through her own cycling school for all levels of ability from total beginners to the more experienced novice.

It’s time to get into Rugby-Schools

1 February 2018

Your 2018 Sporting Schools Rugby Program has just got bigger and better! From February 1, Game On has been renamed and has been extended to both Primary and Secondary Schools.

15,000 participants find glory in soccer

31 January 2018

Perth Glory’s Sporting School Program has continued to engage kids across Western Australia, delivering football programs to 15,000 participants last year.

Sporting Schools School Yard to Sports Star Sami Kennedy Sim

25 January 2018

Sami Kennedy-Sim made her Olympic debut competing in the Freestyle Skiing discipline of Ski Cross at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. Now in contention for her second Winter Olympic Games in PyeonChang, she reflects on where it all began.