Sandringham Secondary College Sport Academy

Sports Academy

Athletic Development

The Sports Academy program focuses on building the physiological and psychological capabilities of all students.

The program aims to develop students in regard to sport, personal fitness and mental preparation. Students receive a specialised and accelerated curriculum with focus on each individual’s point of readiness, specific needs and potential for growth.

Units that are studied across the 3 years include:


Mental health and sports psychology

Body systems


Ethical sports behaviour on and off the field

Injury management

Sport Academy students complete regular fitness testing, where they analyse their own results, set goals and work towards achieving them in future classes.

Sports Academy Trials

Applications for Year 7 Sports Academy in 2025 will open when the “Year 7 Offers of Enrolment” are released on 18th July 2024. Only students who are offered Year 7 enrolment in 2025 are eligible to apply.

Trials will be held on Thursday 8th August 2024, and applications will close on 4th August 2024.

All applicants must obtain and attach their Grade 6 Semester 1 report, Grade 5 NAPLAN report and a letter of recommendation from a sports coach or teacher to support their application.

More information

Full requirements, subject descriptions and further details can be found in our Curriculum Guides.

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and young people of great character