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St Richard’s PS ‘chipping’ away at MyGolf

5 February 2016

“The design of the programme gives the students an opportunity to learn all the main swings in golf; putting, chipping and full swing within the first three sessions, then culminating with a small round of golf on a student-designed golf course within the school surrounds. The kids just love it.”

Students ‘acing’ Tennis in Manildra

5 February 2016

Manildra Public School has 36 students all up and when ANZHotShots Talent Development Coach, Helen Magill brought Tennis Australia’s Sporting Schools programme to their schoolyard, the students were mightily impressed that their small school would get this big programme.

Students’ words speak as loudly as their athletic actions!

3 February 2016

"I loved stepping on the squishy spikes in the obstacle course. It was hard staying on them but I made it through three times without falling off!" Read all about the how the students from Debney Meadows Primary School developed their athletics skills.

Coach comes back to bat… Howzat?!

9 December 2015

Students in country Victoria at Katunga South Primary School are learning the cricket essentials with a former student of the school, Leah Morrison. “They've been arriving early to warm up, taking cricket sets out at lunch and recess time, and playing outside of school hours using the free bats they received"

Children aspiring to be lifesavers

8 December 2015

Students at Hamilton Public School near Newcastle, NSW have been so inspired by their Sporting Schools Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) programme, they’re planning to save lives on weekends.

Orienteering at Theodore Primary heading in the right direction

24 November 2015

There’s a new direction happening at Theodore Primary School in Canberra where the children are navigating their way around the school grounds with high level theory skills and getting fit at the same time, as part of their Sporting Schools Orienteering programme. Teachers were particularly impressed with the programme as they noticed the students were motivated and really giving it a go.

STRIKE! Tenpin Bowling a winner for all

24 November 2015

At Morayfield State School, Sean Collins has been delivering Tenpin Bowling for his students who have been ‘bowled’ away by the programme. “They just want to bowl, they switch on straight away and it’s something they really want to do,” Sean said.

Townsville students ‘hooked’ on Hockey

24 November 2015

Students in sunny Townsville are getting the most out of their Sporting Schools hockey programme with the Townsville Hockey Association. Marc Pike, Regional Coaching Director for Townsville Hockey believes the Sporting Schools programme is great because it provides sports with the opportunity to deliver structured sporting programmes in schools.