Physical education is an integral part of our school program. Students' knowledge and skills are developed predominantly using a games approach, whereby they can both collaborate and compete with each other, using an extensive range of resources. Students are exposed to myriad activities so they may find a sport that appeals to them.
Woodbridge PS is a Sporting Schools member. We are part of an initiative to help strengthen the connection between schools and sport so that all Australian children can get active and experience the joy of sport. Sporting Schools aim to become Australia’s largest participation program for all children to foster a lifelong interest in sport. Sporting Schools can access funds for sporting activities and also a range of trained community coaches.
Year 1 - Year 6 students participate in one session per week with a Physical Education specialist teacher, in addition to class fitness sessions.
Lunch time faction competitions in a variety of sports are often offered to students from Years 4 - 6. These are co-ordinated by the Physical Education specialist teacher and Year 6 leaders.
Woodbridge Walkers Club
Woodbridge Walkers meet on selected days before school to increase their general fitness through walking. Prizes are awarded to recognise distances travelled.
Members are welcome from the entire Woodbridge community.
Students participate in many carnivals throughout the year, allowing application of skills taught in PE. Some carnivals are participation based and some competitive - both are of equal importance. These include but are not limited to:
- Lightning Carnivals (many sports at various venues)
- Athletics (school based and interschool)
- Girls footy/boys footy all day carnivals
- State soccer – Mixed competitions
- Basketball (at Ray Owen Lesmurdie) – When interest levels are high
- Interschool Cross Country at Guildford
- Eagles Cup/Fever Cup and soccer (Friday interschool sport)
- Eagles Rocks My School visit
- Dockers Long Bomb/Kwik Kick competitions
Graduates' Recreation Program
In Term 4, Year 6 students participate weekly in a range of activities aimed at broadening their experience. These activities have included sailing, archery, tenpin bowling, lasercorp, supergolf and badminton.
Before School Tennis Program
Reasonably priced tennis lessons are offered by a private community group before school. Please visit the Before and After School Sports Program page for details.