All students are provided with the opportunity to participate in a variety of sporting programs including Swimming, Athletics and various team Sports.  Students from grades 3 onwards begin to participate in district carnivals and in grades 5/6 interschool sports are available.

Swimming Program

All students are provided with the opportunity to participate in an intensive swimming program conducted at the Ivanhoe Aquatic Centre. Swimming lessons are conducted by trained swimming instructors provided by the Aquatic Centre.

  • Term 1 - Grade 1/2
  • Term 2 - Grade 3/4
  • Term 3 - Grade 5/6
  • Term 4 - Grade Preps

Children in grades 3 to 6 also have the opportunity to participate in the District Swimming Carnival.

Athletics Sports (Grades 3-6)

Students in have the opportunity to represent the school in the district athletics carnival and the district cross country competition.

Grade 3/4 Team Sports

Grade 3/4 sport is conducted on a weekly basis and focuses on the skills required for major games. Students are exposed to the skills of a variety of sports including rounders, bat tennis, cricket and T-Ball in a non competitive environment.

Grade 5/6 Team Sports

Ivanhoe Primary School is a member of the Ivanhoe district school sports association which runs both Summer and Winder sports competitions for senior students.

Summer Sports

Interschool sport choices include Bat tennis, Softball, Volleyball and Cricket.

As a Sunsmart School summer fixtures are played in the mornings.

Winter Sports

Interschool sport choices include Football, T-Ball and Netball.

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From The Principal