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Friday Sport and PE Program

HPE Program

All classes receive a minimum of 30mins PE a week. In Term 1 & Term 4, all students from years 1 - 6 participate in swimming lessons and during Terms 2 & 3 ball games, sports and athletics are covered.

Friday Sport

-Friday Sport program is compulsory for all students in years 5 & 6.
-Two 10 week seasons occur, one in each semester with generally five weeks in each term.
- Our Friday Activities programme will provide students with opportunities to participate in a range of sporting, and non-sporting activities.  
-Options available to students include;
     * competing in interschool competitions across a range of sports.
     * competing against other houses, in a range of games and sports, for the Inter-  House Cup.
     * participating in fencing or dance classes run by external providers  
     * participating in a robotics or short film making programme.
Interschool Sports include- basketball, netball, flippaball, soccer, cricket, softball, touch football & AFL.

Sports Carnivals

All students enrolled at Ironside SS are allocated one of four sporting houses when enrolled.





Year 1-2 participate in a junior Cross Country, Athletics and Swimming carnivals as a stepping stone to the senior carnivals.  Events will include both authentic and modified events similar to those of the senior carnivals.

Years 3-6 participate in an annual Cross Country, Swimming & Athletics carnival. During these carnivals, students compete for age champion as well as contributing points toward their house for the house trophy. Below is a general guide of venues and dates for the annual school carnivals.

·         Cross Country- held at Robertson Park, Taringa, in April.
·         Athletics- held at UQ, St Lucia, in June.
·         Swimming- held at school, November-December.