Specialist Football and Netball

Ellenbrook Secondary College runs specialised classes in both football and netball for Year 9 and 10 students.

AFL Specialist

In this unit, students are given the opportunity to extend their knowledge of the rules and strategies of football. Greater emphasis is placed on all aspects of the sport, ranging from skill development, to fitness requirements (draft camp testing), game strategies and coaching. There may be additional activities such as visits to the Fremantle Dockers and West Coast Eagles facilities/games, which may incur extra costs.

Prerequisites:

  • It is expected that students partaking in this course are actively involved in Ellenbrook Secondary College’s after school football teams;
  • Students are expected to come to AFL Specialist with their PE uniform. Failure to bring their uniform regularly will result in removal from class;
  • Students attendance at school needs to be 90% or higher to remain in the course;
  • Students must behave in accordance with ESC’s behaviour management plan in all classes across the college to remain a suitable candidate for the course.

This course is specifically for students who are experienced in playing to the club standard in football – this is an intensive course that requires a good level of skill, also a clear understanding of the rules and regulations of the game. Parents will be required to sign a contract to secure a place in this course and students may be removed from this program, should their behaviour or standard of participation be deemed unacceptable.

Netball Specialist 

This course allows students the opportunity to extend their knowledge of the game of netball. Greater emphasis is placed on all aspects of the sports, ranging from skill development, to fitness requirements, game strategies and the chance to gain their umpiring qualification.

This course is specifically for students who are experienced in playing to the club standard in netball – this is an intensive course that requires a good level of skill, also a clear understanding of the rules and regulations of the game. Students may be removed from this program should their behaviour or standard of participation be deemed unacceptable.      

Prerequisites:

  • Students selecting this course must have successfully participated in a netball trial conducted by ESC PE Staff;
  • Students attendance at school needs to be 90% or higher to remain in the course;
  • Students must have achieved a minimum of a B Grade for General Physical Education.