River of knowledge and learning | Ngurtaana Paakna-na
T: Telephone08 8091 5801
Personal development, health and physical education (PDHPE) is mandatory from Kindergarten to Year 10.
According to the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA), students are expected to participate in PDHPE for between 1.5 and 2.5 hours per week in Kindergarten to Year 6 and for 300 hours per year in Years 7 to 10.
PDHPE provides students with opportunities to explore issues that are likely to impact on the health, safety and wellbeing of themselves and others – now and in the future. Students also participate in challenging and enjoyable physical activity, improving their capacity to move with skill and confidence.
In Year 11 and 12, courses available include:
Students have to opportunity to participate in a number of co-curricular sport programs including:
NRL gala days
Secondary Aboriginal Dance Workshops (Bangarra)
Netball gala days
Ronny Gibbs 7s (Rugby and Netball)
Paddle boarding on the Darling River
Wilcannia Central School runs Swimming, Athletics and Cross Country Carnivals locally at the Wilcannia Swimming Pool, oval and at Yeoval respectively. A small group of students are then invited to participate in Barrier zone events.
Wilcannia NSW 2836
telephone 08 8091 5801
We pay our respects to the elders, both past and present, and to those of the future, for they hold the memories, the traditions, the cultures and the hopes of Aboriginal Australia.
Copyright for this website is owned by the State of New South Wales through the Department of Education. For more information go to http://www.dec.nsw.gov.au/footer/copyright.