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Riggers initiative changing lives

4 April 2017

As part of the Australian Sports Commission’s Youth Participation Project (YPP), Rowing Australia has been running pilot programs across the country in order to develop their approach for secondary schools. Springwood State High School in Queensland is one of the schools involved and they say the students are now almost reading to compete in a regatta.

Rugby helping students kick goals for life

4 April 2017

Over 150 students between Year 3-6 at Young Public School were given the opportunity to participate in the Rugby Union sessions, with the majority having never played any form of rugby before.

Timbumburi girls jump into the basketball community

4 April 2017

Andrew McDonald, from Timbumburi Public School in NSW, was delighted with his Vicinity Centres Aussie Hoops basketball program delivered through Sporting Schools. Tamworth Basketball Association have also reported that the program has generated new teams for the local competition.

Sandy Beach Public School gets off the sand and into the surf

3 April 2017

Sandy Beach Public School is a regional, coastal school that sits approximately 2km from the coast. Naturally, when the opportunity to team up with Solitary Islands Surf School to deliver a program through Sporting Schools presented itself, the school jumped on their surfboards. 

Swim, bike, run – so much fun!

1 March 2017

The Triathlon program provided a new and exciting experience for students at Upper Mt Gravatt State School including access to a qualified coach and the resources that they would not have otherwise been able to have.

Secondary students having a field day with Athletics

27 February 2017

Dedicated, passionate, and receptive – those are the words used to describe Athletics coach Duncan Large following the success of the Athletics program he delivered at Manor Lakes College in Victoria as part of the Australian Sports Commission’s Youth Participation program.