Sport Science at Murdoch College encompasses Physical Education, Health and Fitness, Sport Education and involvement in sport competitions. Sport Science includes:
Year 7 to Year 12 Inter-school Sport Program
Intra-school Sport - House Sport Competition
The Health and Physical Education Curriculum in Years 7-12
Sport Science enrichment/extension
Murdoch team sport coaching programs help prepare students for competitive inter-school sport. These programs provide students with the opportunity to excel in a particular sport. An emphasis on quality coaching, skill improvement and competition are important aspects of participation in team sports.
Through association with other private, independent colleges and public schools, students have the opportunity to represent the College in sport. Team sport competitions are:
Basketball: Terms 1, 2, 3 and 4
Netball: Term 2
Soccer: Term 2
Swimming Carnival: Term 1
Cross Country Carnival: Term 2
ACC Lightning Carnival Years 7, 8, 9 and 10
School Sports Carnival in Touch, Netball, Basketball, Triathlon and Equestrian
House carnivals provide opportunity for participation no matter level or skill. They include:
Twilight Swimming Carnival
Fun Athletics Day
Lunch time sport organised by the Student Guild
All students in Years 7 to 10 will participate in Physical and Health Education classes as required by the Curriculum framework and pending National Curriculum. In Years 11 and 12 students may choose to study Physical Education courses of Study.
Physical Education Extension/Enrichment
The College Learning Enrichment Activities Program (LEAP) provides two hours a week where students can participate in enrichment activities to extend classroom learning. Some LEAP activities will be sport/recreation based with the key emphasis on participation.
Murdoch College has use of first class sports facilities at Murdoch University. The facilities include tennis courts, netball courts, gymnasium, ovals and fitness centre.