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 Sports & Physical Education

​Sport and Physical Education are valued at St Agatha's as an integral aspect of each child's development. There is a strong emphasis on skill development through a physical education program that is based on fine and gross motor skill development.  Students are also involved in inter school competitive sports, which include netball, AFL, zone athletics, city districits, swiming and cross country.

Term 1

Children from Yrs 3-6 participate in swimming lessons conducted by qualified swim instructors at Nudgee College.  An interhouse carnival is held at the end of Term 1 at Somerset Hills State School.

Prep to Yr 2 children swim in Term 4 only. A Splish Splash event is held at the end of Term 4 at St Rita's.

 

Term 2

Children from Prep to Year 6 participate in cross country.  Points are awarded to all children for participation. This is a fun compulsory event for all students.

All students in Years 4 to 6 play interschool sports. The sports played include AFL touch and netball.

 

Term 3

Modern Dance is a part of our Health & Physical Education curriculum for students from Prep to Year 6. This is presented at end of Term with a concert.

 

Throughout the school year, opportunities arise when external sports organisations offer skills workshops for various sports - Auskick AFL, The Roar and The Reds.