Illustrations of practice
Use the information, videos and resources below to develop an understanding of how schools have used the NSW Physical Literacy continuum to support student learning and progression.
A community school working in close harmony with the community. The school is situated on the north shore of Port Stephens and serves the towns of Tea Gardens, Hawks Nest and surrounding districts. The following video, 'Using the NSW Physical Literacy continuum – Tea Gardens Public School' (5 min 14 sec) shows how the school is using the physical literacy continuum.
Canterbury Girls High School
An inner city state girls' high school. Canterbury is Australia's city for cultural diversity, reflected in the school's population: 72% of students from language backgrounds other than English (LBOTE), including both international and refugee students; Aboriginal students; local and out of area enrolments. The school is committed to enacting the principle of continuous improvement, and to building school community capacity to improve learning and social outcomes for girls.
Thomas Redall High School
A comprehensive, co-educational 7 to 12 school located in the Macarthur district. The school population of more than 600 in 2015 includes: 30% LBOTE and 8% Aboriginal students and a support unit for students with autism and mild intellectual disability.
Sydney Secondary College Leichhardt Campus
A co-educational school for student in years 7 to 10. The specialist campus has a selective stream (2 classes in each year), a comprehensive stream (5 classes in each year) and a support unit with classes for students with autism, mild intellectual disability and moderate intellectual disability. The school enjoys a diverse community of students and celebrates this. Leichhardt is one campus of Sydney Secondary College with students progressing to the young adult style campus at Blackwattle Bay for years 11 and 12.
Cheltenham Girls High School
A comprehensive high school for girls, located in Cheltenham, a north-western suburb of Sydney. The school celebrates outstanding student achievement across the comprehensive range of interests and abilities. The school provides a quality learning environment which promotes the best possible educational, social, cultural and recreational development of the individual.