Term 1 – Grade 3/4
Students begin the school year with collecting data for 4 skills sets; Overarm Throw, Hand-Eye Coordination, Rebound Catching and Running. These activities will be conducted again later in the year to track progress.
Kanga Cricket is the first Sport the students explore. This is an age appropriate modified game of Cricket. The main focuses are Two Hand Strike and Overarm Throw.
Following Kanga Cricket, students get familiar with Dodgeball. Students rely on skills of Footwork, Catching and Throw with a ‘sling’ action.
Term 1 – Grade 5/6
Students start the year recording results for 4 skills sets; Overarm Throw, Catching, Basketball Shots and Running. Later in the year they will do the same activities to determine any improvement.
Softball/Tee-ball is the first Sport students practice. Other than learning the correct Throwing and Catching technique, they learn game play.
Next they get stuck into Cricket where the same skills are transferrable, however, they need to adjust to different game style and match play.
Grade 5/6 students also begin Interschool Sport Competition. Meadow Heights PS play other school Friday mornings against other schools in the Greenvale area. The Summer sports offered for our students are Volleyball, Cricket, Teeball and Basketball.