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.
2022 applications open 2nd March.