Co-Curriculum - Sport

Sport Coordinators – Mr Byrne, Mrs Maher

Sports Houses
  Civic     Lyrique   Star    Royal 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Sport Program at Hunter School of the Performing Arts is designed to cater for the needs of our performing arts students. By offering a comprehensive program of sporting and recreational activities, which vary throughout the course of the year, students are able to select physical activities which best suit their attributes and needs. At Hunter School of the Performing Arts we do our utmost to ensure our sport program is an enjoyable experience for all involved.
 
All students in Years 3-6 participate in class based PE and Sports Programs utilising equipment from the Premier’s Sporting Challenge.  Specialist days such as athletics, swimming, cross country and Small Schools’ Carnivals are offered. Students can trial to be representative in Zone, Regional and State PSSA teams. Optional (fee paying) programs, utilising specialist instructors in School Aerobics are offered.
 
All students Years 7-10 participate in the Hunter School of the Performing Arts Sport program. Years 7, 8 & 9 follow a rotational program for the year where they experience a variety of activities in 3 week blocks. Students participate in a range of sporting and recreational pursuits. The rotational programs encompass a variety of welfare initiatives through activity. The aim of both programs is on fun and active participation. Year 10 choose a range of sporting and recreational pursuits, incorporating both competitive and individual activities in the program per term.
 
Years 11 and 12 are not required to attend sport afternoon, although provisions can be made for those  students who wish to participate.
 
Additional Activities
  • Representative school teams which compete in local and Combined High School (CHS) competitions
  • School carnivals - swimming, cross country and athletics. Students who perform well in school carnivals gain a place in Hunter School of the Performing Arts teams to represent at zone level. Carnivals cater for both competitive and non competitive students. The athletics carnival allows students to perform and participate in gala events.Gala days, where students may compete against other students from city zone schools.
  • Lunchtime access to school fitness program by individuals and sporting teams.
  • Students in Years 7—8 are currently offered participation in School Aerobics competitions, which potentially leads to state and/or national representation opportunities.
  •  Opportunity to participate in school teams for CHS Knockout competitions.
  • Opportunities for leadership in election of House Captains
 

 

 

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