Sport and Physical Education

The Physical Education Program at Lilydale West Primary School is made up of the following key components:

  • Fundamental Motor Skills
  • Basic Movement
  • Fitness
  • Minor Games
  • Ball Handling
  • Aquatics
  • Athletics
  • Gymnastics
  • Dance
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Safety
  • Healthy Lifestyles
  • Healthy Eating

 

Key features of the Program are:

  • Weekly timetabled Physical Education classes with the Specialist Phys Ed Teacher, from Foundation to Year 6.
  • Additional weekly Sport Programs, from Foundation to Year 6.
  • A wonderful indoor sports stadium, with a huge range of available sports equipment.
  • Extensive participation in the School Sport Victoria events program, including Interschool Sport, Athletics and Cross Country.
  • Strong partnerships with community groups and sporting associations, including the SEBC Saints Basketball Club, Lilydale High School, Lilydale & Yarra Ranges Little Athletics Club, Melbourne Storm Rugby League Club and the Mooroolbark District Sports Group.
  • A swimming program at the Croydon Leisure and Aquatic Centre which is offered to all students.
  • Professional looking sports uniforms for Interschool Competitions, which helps to develop school spirit.
  • Strong school focus on Health, particularly healthy eating.
  • The school has a comprehensive Health Policy.
  • A major emphais on sportsmanship and fair play. Lilydale West very much operates under the School Sport Victoria 'Codes of Behaviour.' Click here to view the document.