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The Gap State School is renowned for its outstanding sporting program and dedicated staff who support and enhance it. 


  • Prep - Year 3,  1 hour Physical Education  lessons each week
  • Year 4-6, PE lesson each week
  • Years 4 - 6 Friday afternoon interschool sports programs all year round
  • Heated school swimming pool, unique in The Gap
  • Swimming lessons by experienced Austswim qualified coaches. Swimming lessons are grouped according to confidence and competence.
  • Parents ‘Supporting Kids in Developing Sports’ group (SKIDS)
  • Years 1 - 6 outdoor education and camping program

  • Prep - Year 6 swimming  program during Terms 1 and 4
  • Prep - Year 6 Athletics program  Term 2
  • Prep - Year 6 Balls Skills  Term 3

Celebrations of Learning

  • Term 1 - Swim-a-thon (Years 2-6)
  •      Cross Country Sports House Competition​
  • Term 2 - Athletics Carnival​ Sports House Competition
  • Term 3 - Ball Games Carnival Sports House Competition
  • Term 4 - Swimming Carnival Sports House Competition

Interschool sport​

Children in Years 4-6 participate in Interschool Sport on Friday afternoons. There are two seasons, Summer Sport (Term 3/4) and Winter Sport (Term 1/2). 

Semester 1

  • Rugby League​
  • Soccer
  • Netball
  • Volleyball 
  • Tennis
  • Table Tennis 
  • Skipping and Dance

Semester 2

  • Touch football, 
  • Aussie Rules, 
  • Water polo, 
  • Volleyball, 
  • Cricket

Representative sport

Students have the opportunity to trial for District Teams in a large number of sports. Successful children can continue this pathway onto Regional, State and National Carnivals. 

2019 NWD Calendar Dates (Representative School Sport)

North West District Representative Trials have commenced for 2019.  The trials are open to all students born in 2009, 2008 and 2007.  As it is representative school sport please be aware that students attending the NWD trials need to be highly accomplished club players.  Each school is only permitted to nominate a limited number of students and this varies for each sport. 

2019 NWD term by term calendar V6 21_11_18.doc​

Please be aware changes may occur to the NWD Calendar. We will endeavour to do our best in keeping you updated with changes as they arise.