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Junior Sports Academy


This program which is available for students in Years 7,8 and 9 provides a clear pathway to a post school Sports Focused career. Students in the “Junior Academy” Program are offered a rigorous and extensive Physical Education program and involvement in enriching extracurricular activities.

Students have opportunities to hear about different career opportunities through guest speakers, coaches, dieticians and personal trainers all with specialist expertise in the sporting industry. Students attend an annual camp at Runaway Bay Sports and Leadership Centre

The Elanora SHS Junior Sports Academy program is not sport specific but Athlete specific. Students may participate in both the ACE program and Junior Sports Academy Program.

To apply for the Junior Sports Academy program, applicants are required to submit the application form and successfully complete the practical testing. Key criteria for entry into the program are:

  • School Reports – Academic, Behaviour, Attendance
  • Referee Report and Support from Primary School
  • Student’s personal goals
  • Practical Testing performance

Students’ progress is reviewed following each reporting cycle and students need to maintain satisfactory performance to retain their place in the program.

2019 Applications

Year 7 2019 Excellence Program Application (PDF, 890Kb)

Please register for the program and testing via this link