Integral to Health and Physical Education is the acquisition of movement skills, concepts and strategies to enable students to confidently, competently and creatively participate in a range of physical activities in various contexts and settings. Students learn about how the body moves; how to approach and resolve challenges; how to optimise movement performance; and the benefits of physical activity to themselves, others and communities. Through movement in a variety of contexts and settings, students acquire, practise, manage and refine personal, interpersonal, social and cognitive skills.
Hillarys Primary students compete in interschool competitions in swimming, cross country, AFL, soccer, netball, modcrosse and athletics.
Students are given the opportunity to partake in swimming lessons offered by the Education Department. Pre-primary to Year 4 lessons are conducted at a swimming pool venue and Year 5 & 6 complete their lessons at the beach.Fitness for life is an important mantra at Hillarys Primary. A before school “Marathon Club” is run weekly throughout the year with high levels of participation all year round.