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Vikings AFL program of excellence

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The Vikings AFL Program Mission, “Bringing Australian Football and School Communities together to improve student educational outcomes and grow the game of Australian Football” forms the foundation for our participation in the wide range of activities.


Players will have access to an excellent level of competition designed by AFL Queensland to allow ‘Schools of Excellence’ students to play in a premier schools competition. This is only afforded to students in the Excellence Schools across Queensland, and at Victoria Point we are very proud to be continuing in this elite group. “The Schools of Excellence competition is designed to foster the development of Australian Football by providing students from secondary schools with the opportunity to participate in an AFL competition that is to provide a fun, friendly environment concerned with the development of the game and students participating” (AFLQ 2015). 


The Vikings AFL Program is derived from the Health and Physical Education Australian Curriculum whilst also linking elements of the current requirements of the modern Australian Footballer. The focus areas within our curriculum include History of AFL, Anatomy and Physiology, Biomechanics, Training Principles, Officiating, Coaching, Sports Nutrition and Sociology. The over-arching goal is to produce well-rounded student-athletes.  


Application to Enrol in a Program of Excellence 

Students must apply to be enrolled in a Program of Excellence. An application package may be collected from student administration or a request sent via email: admin@vpshs.eq.edu.au.


Entry requirements 

Entrance by application and trial $200.00 (payable prior to timetabling)
Students are reviewed at the end of each semester. Criteria for review includes:

Academic GPA; Diagnostic Test Results; Student Report Card – Entering Students; Professional Judgement.  Students are monitored through Visible Tracking, TrackEd & OneSchool Student Profile 


Contact

Vikings AFL Program of Excellence
Head of Department - Health: Raymond Adams
Phone: 3820 5880
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Last reviewed 03 January 2020
Last updated 03 January 2020