Kicking Goals Program

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This award winning program is a curriculum-based initiative that utilises a reward and incentive system, where students are required to maintain high levels of attendance and behaviour to remain in the program.

The program is designed to encourage school attendance and engagement, develop individual self esteem, demonstrate the importance of goals and aspiration, explore the notions of team work and leadership, demonstrate the importance of health and wellbeing and enable students to contribute back to their local community.

The program not only achieves these outcomes it also places a strong focus on a comprehensive three hour a week AFL curriculum linked to the Health and Physical Education Learning Outcomes. This allows students to be extended in the physical, technical, tactical and mental components of the sport. Participants in the program are encouraged to apply their acquired skills within the community, benefiting local sporting organisations with qualified coaches, umpired, trainers and administrators.

Students in year 11 and 12 complete nationally accredited certificates in Sport & Recreation. This enables students to fast-track into tertiary education and places them in an advantaged position for tertiary entrance.

There are many co-curricular opportunities that participants can gain access to through their involvement in the program. These include:

  • Interstate Football Tour to Melbourne, the home of AFL
  • West Coast Eagles player visits
  • Camps and Carnivals in Hedland, Newman, Broome and Perth
  • Participate in a Curtain Raiser match prior to the West Coast Eagles
  • AUSKICK coaching and umpiring
  • Fundraising events and opportunities

 

SKILLED STAFF

The Kicking Goals Program is led by Swan Districts Football Club legend and Sandover medallist Shane Beros.  Shane holds a current Level 1 Football Coaching Accreditation and was recently inducted in the WA Amateur Football League Hall of Fame.All teaching staff involved in the Kicking Goals program have extensive AFL knowledge and have all played our national game at varying levels. They are all highly trained Health and Physical Education teachers offering a wide range of specialised skill sets.

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kg-students-on-oval EXPECTATIONS OF STUDENTS

There are only a select number of places available for this great program every year. Students that are selected to be involved with the Kicking Goals program are expected to be role models and leaders within the school community and also in the local community also. All students are expected to have outstanding behaviour throughout all aspects of school life and maintain a high level of academic achievement. All students involved in the program are engaged in a rigorous incentive points system. All Kicking Goals students are expected to be present at, and be involved in, all co-curricular activities and community events.

 

FURTHER INFORMATION & APPLICATION FORMS

To obtain further information please contact Hedland Senior High School:

45 Roberts Street South Hedland WA 6722

Phone: (08) 9172 8000

Shane Beros – Kicking Goals Program Manager – sberos@vswans.com.au

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