Physical Education

Students at Melville Primary are taught PE by Mr McIntosh, an enthusiastic and highly skilled PE teacher. Depending on year group, you will see students being explicitly taught fundamental movement skills through to the tactics of team games. Some of the PE program includes:

  • Athletics training
  • Swimming -  P/P to Year 6 attended in-term swimming lessons throughout the year, Year 5 & 6 students attending Coogee Beach for swimming and lifesaving skills
  • Cross country
  • Gymnastics 
  • Team sports - football, soccer, rugby, netball, basketball, hockey ultimate frisbee
  • Golf
  • Edu-Dance
  • Extracurricular clubs; Triathlon, Sailing, Cross Country, Atheltics, Table Tennis, Tennis

In 2016, Fitness Testing was reintroduced for Year 1 – 6 students in areas of cardiovascular fitness and arm and leg strength and flexibility. Results indicated that Melville PS students were in the top 80% of all Australian students tested.