Physical Education & Sport

St. Mary's values the Health and Physical Education of all students.


The school is accredited as an Asthma Friendly and Sunsmart School. 


Students participate in Physical Education lessons each week.


During these lessons, students participate in activities designed to develop their skills and knowledge in the following areas: 


  • Basic Movement & Gymnastics
  • Fitness Education
  • Fundamental Motor Skills (Catch, Kick, Run, Vertical Jump, Overhand Throw, Ball Bounce, Leap, Dodge, Punt, Forehand Strike & Two-Hand Side-Arm Strike)
  • Sport Education
  • Athletics
  • Dance
  • Swimming (Prep - Year 2)


School Sport Victoria Competitions

  • Senior students participate in the Altona District School Sports Association (ADSSA) competitions: Summer (Softball, Volleystars, Cricket & Bat Tennis) and Winter (Football: AFL and Soccer, Netball & Tee Ball) Sports (Year 5 / 6), and Athletics, Cross Country and Swimming (Year 3 - 6).


School Sports Carnival

  • Our School Sports Carnival is is held at the Altona Athletics Track early in November each year.