Physical Education

PE Focus in Term 4 2017

Prep; Striking, Mini Athletics, Minor Games and Rounders

Year One and Two Mini Athletics, Rounders, Kickball, Tennis and Minor Games

Year Three and Four Tee-ball, Tennis, Frisbee and Soccer

Year Five and Six Volleyball, Tee-ball, Gaelic Football, Tennis, Frisbee and Fitness Testing


Special Events

27th October 5/6 Volleyball Gala Day

10th November Prep-2 Sports Day

1st December 5/6 Gaelic Football Gala Day

SEDA Tennis Clinics

Collingwood Football AFL Clinics


Gala Days

The Sports Program for Grade 3 - 6 students is designed to complement the Gala Day calendar and provide students with the opportunity to refine their game-play for certain sports.

Main Objectives Of Gala Days:

· Participation of all students in PE and sport activities;

· Encourage positive sporting behaviour to be displayed by all students;

· Assist all students in improving on their skill development;

· Encourage all students to lead a healthy and active lifestyle; and

· The PE and sport programs promote enjoyment, inclusion, responsibility and the improvement of a range of sporting skills for all students.

Parent Helpers on Gala Days

Parents are encouraged to help out on the day, if you are assisting here is an overview of what happens on the day;

  • Parents can travel by bus /walk with the students to the venue or meet students at the venue
  • Parents are assigned a team to “coach” for the day. They will be given a fixture and an overview of the rules of the game.
  • On the day parents role is to ensure that students arrive to games on time, rotate team around fairly, supervise students and on some events they are required to umpire games.

Parents are reminded that they must have a valid Working With Children Check if they want to assist with Gala Days and sports events.


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Southport Schools Sports Association (SSSA)

The SSSA is the district arm of the Victorian Primary School Sports Association and is responsible for organizing and conducting numerous sporting activities for students attending schools in the Albert Park, Port Melbourne, Middle Park, St Kilda and Toorak areas. There are 10 schools in the district who each provide a representative to become a member of the SSSA Committee. These members take responsibility to organize all gala days, sports trials, athletics and swimming carnivals each year, and volunteer their time in excess to their teaching loads. All of this work is completed with the aim of providing a holistic and supportive schools sports program for your children.

Kate Simon - PE Teacher.