07 Special Interest Volleyball

Year 7: 2 Semesters / Responsible Living

Australian Curriculum Website: https://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/f-10-curriculum/health-and-physical-education/

Pre-Requisite: Students are selected by competitive entry by both school and state association coaches


The Special Interest Volleyball program (SIV) is recognised across Australia and even Internationally as a unique program that is intense and physically challenging, with the aim of developing athlete’s individual and team skills to their full potential. Participation in both the beach and indoor disciplines could lead to selection in school, state and national teams. Entry is through a selection process only.

Personal growth is a core aim of the program with development of appropriate learning habits, concentration, teamwork, trust and goal setting.

Topics may include

Practical components include:

  • skill development
  • game play
  • strength and conditioning
  • officiating

Theory components include:

  • nutrition
  • rules of the game and umpiring
  • core values
  • Shine sexual health and relationships program
  • sport psychology


Students are assessed against the health and physical education Australian curriculum achievement standards and the Specialist Volleyball sport skill continuums.


  • practical assessment evaluated against the SIV skills continuum document
  • practical assessment evaluated against the Australian curriculum achievement standards


  • reflection
  • goal setting

Additional Information

Students will be required to train out of school hours as determined by the program and the coaching staff.

Course Fee - $160 (subject to approval, subject to change in 2023)

Last updated: 01/07/22