Selection is based on a range of criteria assessed at trials and in reports including:
- "coach-ability" (follows instructions, thinks independently)
- athleticism (power, strength and aerobic capacity)
- excellent hand/ eye coordination
- ability to work in a team
- school reports (positive work habits and striving for success)
High level of physical capabilities, tested by:
- Vertical Jump
- Shoulder Throw
- Coordination throw test
- Agility Speed Test
*Students are expected to have a high level of cardiovascular endurance, although this will not be tested at the trials*
If selected students are expected to:
Demonstrate a willingness, desire and commitment to developing their own skills and knowledge within volleyball
Complete all required theory work and tasks, thoroughly and on time
Be prepared for each lesson with appropriate uniform, footwear and safety equipment
Continually strive to improve their skills and knowledge in all aspects of their schooling
Provide a positive role model for others in their approach to learning, school rules and behavior
Be active participants in Sports Day and Swimming Carnival
Be available to represent the school in a range of other sporting events the school offers
Abide by the spirit and rules of their sport, behave in a dignified manner
Play in regular Volleyball competitions
Compete in the State Schools Cup and the tournament in December.
How do you apply?
Students wishing to enter the program at year 8 level in 2020 need to complete the online application.
Applications open Monday 25 March 2019 and close Friday 17 May 2019.
Selection trials will take place in week 4, term 2.
Further details will be provided at time of online application.
Students in year 9-12 may also be eligible for entry into the program. Please contact the enrolments officer for further information.
The minimum cost for the first year of the program will be approximately $2095 (based on 2019 fee). This includes: uniform, semester fees, end of year tournament, State Cup and the regular Friday night competition.