Balgowlah Heights Public School

Excellence and Opportunity

Telephone02 9948 2225

Emailbalgowlaht-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au

School Sport

Sport and physical activity is a valued and accepted part of our school's curriculum, contributing to the development of the whole child. It provides a valuable opportunity for social, physical, emotional and moral learning and is an important expression of our culture.

The school implements a separate sports and physical activity program for students in Kindergarten to Year 2 and students in Years 3 to 6.

Students who are in Kindergarten to Year 2 participate in activities delivered at the school.

Students who are in Years 3 to 6 are given the opportunity to participate in the school's swimming, cross country and athletics carnivals. Students who are 8 years of age in Year 2 are given the opportunity to participate in the 8 years events at the swimming and athletics carnivals.  Students who are successful at these carnivals are also given the opportunity to advance to zone, regional, state and national representative levels.

There are also opportunities to represent our school at inter-school sports competitions. As a NSW public school we benefit from the opportunities for shared activities and competitions with other schools, coordinated by school sport associations. The school is a member of the Manly Primary School Sports Association (PSSA). Go to the representative sport page for more information.

Students are also given the opportunity to participate in a variety externally delivered sporting activities each term including  beach sports and tennis. A participation fee is charged for these activities.