State School, our committed and well-resourced Physical Education faculty use
current curriculum documents to inform teaching and ensure that students have
access to a wide range of Physical Education and extracurricular sporting
Clinton State School recognises that participation in sport and physical
activity plays a significant role in the development of a child’s life. We
actively encourage all students to participate in a range of age-appropriate
physical activity, school and extra-curricular sport.
There are a range of physical activities, school and
extra-curricular sport available to students at Clinton State School including
school-based activities and selection processes that facilitate participation
in Representative sport (via District, regional and state representation).
1. School-based Sport - sporting events organised and managed by the school.
2. Interschool Sport - competitive opportunities for students to represent the
school in team sports, where teams are selected and managed by school staff in
their sole discretion.
3. Representative Sport - there are competitive opportunities for students aged
from 10 years. After a selection process, students can progress
into District (Port Curtis), Regional (Capricornia) and State representation
for students in Queensland School Sport sanctioned activities.
student is given the opportunity to be involved in a sport, so we offer a large
selection of sports in which boys and girls can participate individually or as
part of a team.
boys and girls can choose from: Football (Soccer), Australian Rules, Touch
Football, Volleyball, Softball, Hockey, Golf, Skipping, and the Kilometre Club.
Boys also have the opportunity to participate in Rugby
League whilst girls can choose Netball.
Boys in Years 5 and 6 compete in the
Foundation Cup, while 10 year old boys compete in the one day event for the PJ
Golf is offered to boys and girls. This
competition is based upon a one day event held locally.
Football is an increasingly popular sport for boys and
girls. Currently, we field teams in the Toyworld Cup and the Six-a-Side
Netball is a very popular sport at Clinton for girls
in Year 5 and Year 6. Currently, we field 2 teams in the Inter
Volleyball is available to students in Years 5
and 6 where we play in the local competition against other schools in
the Gladstone region.
The 5 a side competition hosted by Benaraby State
School is a one day event for Year 5 and Year 6 girls and boys.
Hockey is played by students in Years 5 and 6.
Our students travel to the Gladstone hockey fields to compete in the local
Australian Football is offered for boys and girls in
Years 5 and 6 to compete in the interschool competition.
Other competitive sporting and recreational
opportunities include: Jump Rope for Heart, Auskick, Hot Shots Tennis, Dance
and Indigenous Sports.
Inter-school competitions, inter-house competitions,
inter-class competitions and extra-curricular sporting activities all combine
to create the chance for teams and individuals to participate in a safe and
friendly environment. Inter-school competitions allow the students who
are able to provide their own transport the opportunity to travel to other venues
and enjoy the friendships that develop from such activities. These events
generate a deep feeling of pride for the students when competing in Clinton
In 2019, school swimming is being offered to students in Years 1 and 2 during Term 1 and Term 4. Year 2 students will swim during Term 1 and Year 1 during Term 4. Information regarding lesson times and costs will be communicated with our families prior to the year level commencing swimming. The School Learn to Swim Program will cost families approximately $65 - $70.
Our students in the remaining year levels undertake Water Safety and Awareness lessons as part of their Health and Physcial Education curriculum.