At Boroondara Park Primary School we offer a comprehensive Physical Education program with a strong emphasis on developing the fundamental movement skills across all year levels. Through Physical Education classes, the students gain exposure to a wide variety of skills that are developed and refined for use in both minor and major sports. Students at Boroondara Park experience various programs to further develop their skills across all levels.
Prep students participate in PMP (Perceptual Motor Programs), where students develop fine and gross motor skills through mini games and activities. Year levels 1-4 participate in a year level sport session each week where the focus is on minor games that support the P.E. program. The Year 5/6 students get the opportunity to participate in the North Balwyn District Interschool Sport Competition. As part of this competition the students are able to represent the school in the following sports; AFL Football, Netball, Tee Ball, Soccer, Cricket, Volleyball, Rounders, Hockey, Hot Shots Tennis and Softball.
Students also compete in school Swimming, Cross Country and Athletics carnivals, where they have the opportunity to represent the school and compete against other schools at the District, Division, Regional and State levels.
All students in Year 3/4 participate in an annual Hoop Time basketball competition, whilst Year 5/6 students will participate in this competition every second year alternating with our senior school production.
All year levels also participate in a Gymnastics program and the Prep to Year 6 students partake in an Aquatic Education program.