Sport in Stage 4

 

Athletics

Years 7 and 8

Stage 4 students are involved in the following sections of sport:
 
Physical Education:

Students develop awareness and understanding on how and why people move. Students apply and transfer their movement skills in an array of sporting activities including: aquatics, athletics, dance and games.

Integrated Sport:

Students display an understanding of rules and conventions, strategies and tactics, safety principals in a variety of sports. This is offered as extra lessons in the PDHPE subject area.

 
Carnivals:
All students have the opportunity to participate in three annual carnivals (Swimming, Cross Country and Athletics). Dependent on their results in these carnivals students are selected to compete in the progressive carnivals: Zone, Area, CHS/State and Nationals.
 
Knockout Teams:
St Ives High School enters into multiple sports to compete in the Sydney North Knockout Competition. These sports are supported by members of the teaching staff that have interest/expertise in the given sport. 
 

Representative Teams:

Students that compete at a high level out of school are given the opportunity to trial for Ku-ring-gai Zone or Sydney North teams. From their students can be selected to play for NSW and possibly at a National level.

 

Sports Days:

Year 7 and 8 have a sports day were students partake in a professional learning program held at the Sydney Sports Centre. The day contains three sporting activities were students progress through skill based activities ending in a supervised game. This has been proven to be very successful for both the sports talented and sports interested students.

Swimming
 Water Awareness