At Broadford Primary school all students participate in one hour of physical education per week. There is a strong focus on fitness, co- operation, teamwork, skill development, learning the rules of games and safety aspects, accepting umpiring decisions, experiencing winning/losing and having fun.
Some of the diverse activities that we provide to our students are:
- Tee Ball
- Fitness Sessions
The skills our students learn through these activities are:
- Throwing and catching
- Kicking and hitting balls ( all different sizes)
- Sport management
- Object control skills
- Fundamental movement skills
- Spatial awareness
School House Sports
House sports for Grades 3-6 are held throughout the year for Swimming, Cross-Country Running and Athletics. A Long Distance Run and a Tabloid Sports morning are offered for students in F-2.
Inter- school events for Grades 3-6 include Swimming, Cross Country and Athletics offering a chance to qualify for division, regional and state competition.
Grades 5/6 compete against neighbouring schools in school sport gala days offering rounders, cricket, basketball, softball, soccer, football, netball and t- ball.
Hoop time basketball and kanga 8 cricket carnivals are offered and Sporting Schools coaches are utilised where possible.