Physical Education

Physical Education

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:

  • Swimming
  • Soccer
  • Cricket
  • AFL
  • Basketball
  • Softball
  • Tee Ball
  • Rounders
  • Athletics
  • Netball
  • Fitness Sessions

The skills our students learn through these activities are:

  • Throwing and catching
  • Kicking and hitting balls ( all different sizes)
  • Skipping
  • Striking
  • Cooperation/Teamwork
  • 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 Sport

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.