specialist programs

physical education

Beaumaris North Primary School provides a Physical Education (PE) program for all children as outlined in the Physical, Personal and Social Learning Strand of the AusVELS – Health and Physical Education and the Primary Years Programme (PYP) Personal, Social and Physical Education Scope and Sequence.

Physical Education is an all-encompassing term, including fitness skills, Fundamental Skills Program, gymnastics, dance, recreation, health and appropriate values and knowledge. The PE lessons are planned using the Fundamental Skills Program, through Units of Inquiry and supporting the classroom Unit of Inquiry where appropriate. The PYP concepts, Attitudes and Learner Profile are referred to throughout PE lessons.

Every student attending Beaumaris North Primary School participates in a one hour specialist PE lesson each week.

What to Bring

Children must bring a drink bottle to all Physical Education lessons. Sunscreen is available if students wish to use it.

What to Wear

See Sports Uniform.


Students are exposed to a wide range of sporting opportunities at Beaumaris North Primary School.

House Sports

At various times during the year, students from Years 3 - 6 have the opportunity to participate in the following House Sport carnivals.

  • House Swimming Sports (Years 4 – 6)
  • House Athletics (Years 3 – 6)
  • House Cross Country (Years 3 – 6)

Depending on an individuals and/or teams performance (house-based time trials), they can continue to compete in a high level of competition through School Sport Victoria. The competition continues through a series of elimination carnivals including District, Division, Regional, State and finally National competition.

See House System and House Captains.

Inter-school Sports

Throughout the year, the students in Years 5 and 6 compete against other schools in the surrounding suburbs in Inter-school sports. The students choose from the following summer and winter sports:


SUMMER (Term 1, 2017)

WINTER (Term 2, 2017)

Oz Tag

AFL Footy









Kanga Cricket

Tee Ball



Lawn Bowls

Lawn Bowls


Due to large numbers, the children that are not participating in Inter-school sports are offered other programs outside the school Curriculum.

Year 3/4 Sport

Along with Physical Education, the Year 3’s and 4’s participate in sport once a week. This involves all the students being mixed into different groups within their year level to participate in a variety of sports and games. This program is designed to help develop the students’ skills in sports as well as team building exercises.

Year 5/6 Sport

5/6 Sport focuses on skills and rules of the Inter-school sports that are played throughout the year.

Extra-curricular Sports Programs

Please see Compass for the dates of our sporting events.


Click here to access specific Year Level Information.