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Melbourne college hooks into Sporting Schools

6 November 2015

More than 280 students from Melbourne’s East Preston Islamic College took part in Hockey Australia’s Hookin2Hockey program as part of their Sporting Schools program.

St Joseph’s gets a kick out of Rugby Union

2 November 2015

“Engaging and enthusiastic” that’s how PE teacher, Matthew Pick from St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School in South Australia described their Sporting Schools Rugby Union coach, Jack Campion.

Sporting Schools School Yard to Sports Star: Brooke Stratton

29 October 2015

I remember watching the Sydney 2000 Olympics when I was in Grade 1 and instantly setting a goal of getting to an Olympic games when I was old enough. Throughout school, I was always involved in sport because I had such a huge passion for it so it is hard to remember one specific moment because I was always participating.

Somerset Primary sails into yachting

27 October 2015

Somerset Primary School on Tasmania’s north-west coastline has sailed into its Sporting Schools programme, deciding on a sport that gives students a taste for an activity they could continue outside of school.

Coaching a natural transition after playing

19 October 2015

A highly regarded coach has emerged from the ‘shadows’ as Sporting Schools casts some ‘light’ on the fabulous work Volleyball South Australia’s Chris Madden has been giving students  at William Light and Sheidow Park Primary Schools in Adelaide.

Gymnastics, fantastic!

12 October 2015

Teachers at St Thomas More Catholic Primary School in Queensland have seen a remarkable change in their students’ coordination and attention since they brought in agymnastics programme with their Sporting Schools funding. 

AFL a winner at Gympie West Primary School

2 October 2015

Dayne Frew from AFL Queensland and PE teacher Anthony Schofield have completed the programme teaching children basic AFL skills and games during their lessons.

Squash expanding its partnership

14 September 2015

Squash Australia has launched it’s Sporting Schools programme, aiming to get thousands of kids around the country trying squash as a sport.