Health & Physical Education

The Shenton College Health and Physical Education Program provides a range of compulsory courses in Middle School as well as several elective Senior School programs.

Middle School

The Shenton Physical Education program encourages students to develop their physical and interpersonal abilities, as well as their attitudes towards physical activity in a host of sporting activities that target and develop a range of skills.

Our Health Education program focuses on providing students with the knowledge and skills needed to make informed decisions about their health and well-being throughout life.

Senior School

Year 10 elective courses are designed to establish the particular knowledge and skills which continuing students will build on in Year 11 and 12 VET, General and ATAR courses.

Shenton Sporting Teams

Shenton offers a comprehensive range of opportunities for representative sport, maintaining a balance between the desire for students to test themselves at the highest levels of competition, and the promotion of participation for the social, health and wellbeing benefits that active sports can bring.

Every year, in addition to the Athletics, Swimming and Winter carnivals, we offer numerous age differentiated teams for both boys and girls in:

  • Soccer
  • AFL
  • Netball
  • Hockey
  • Basketball

Other opportunities are offered in response to student interest and staff availability. Over recent years Shenton has formed successful teams in a range of competitions such as:

  • Athletics – boys, girls, individual and team
  • Tennis – singles, doubles, boys, girls and mixed
  • Swimming – individual and team
  • Water Polo – boys and girls
  • Rowing – boys and girls
  • Sailing – mixed
  • Golf – individual and team
  • Triathlon – individual and team
  • Futsal – boys and girls
  • Orienteering – individual and team
  • Fencing – boys and girls
  • Cheerleading – mixed
  • Ultimate Frisbee – mixed team
  • Squash – boys and girls
  • Cross Country – boys and girls