Wondall Heights State School strives to excel in many forms of sport throughout the school year. From beginner level through to representative players, Wondall will encourage your child along their journey to achievement in sport.
•Wynnum District interschool sports – Semester 1 and 2
•Swimming, Cross country and Track & Field carnivals with highest achieving students progressing to representing our school at Bayside District, Metropolitan East Regional and QLD State competitions.
•School organized sports – a variety of sports including Australian Rules Football, Basketball, Cricket, Netball, Oztag, Rugby League, Soccer, Tennis and Volleyball.
•We also provide the Sporting Schools program assistance for our students.
•A P & C run Swimming Club on Friday nights in our newly renovated 6 lane 25m pool.
•Before, during and after school sport options through various clubs including an ongoing partnership with AFL QLD, Bounce Sports Tennis, Brisbane Roar Football Club, Netball QLD and Wynnum Manly Rugby League for coaching/development of junior players.
•Our facilities include: a 6 lane 25m swimming pool, 3 stand-alone netball courts, a multipurpose court (basketball/netball/tennis), a stand-alone tennis court and 400m running track with throwing circles. Night lighting is available for the stand-alone tennis court and multipurpose court which available for hire from the office outside school hours.
It is important that our students understand that attitude, attendance and behaviour, in all facets of the school, contribute to their selection for sports. This foundation is paramount to strong competitors and, in order to represent Wondall, students must demonstrate these qualities.
Some past students that achieved at the elite level include:
•Samantha Riley (Australian Olympic swimmer)
•Ben Halloran (Australian Football Socceroo)
•Tom Gamble (Australian 100m Sprinter)