Halls Head College is the only school in the Peel Region partnered with the Mandurah Magic and Mandurah Basketball Association to deliver a tailored Basketball Academy. This program provides a unique experience for students to combine and build on their academic achievement and sporting excellence. The program includes:
- 3 hours per week developing students skills, fitness & game sense
- 1 theoretical health lesson focusing on creating a holistic athlete
- Targeted academic curriculum leading into a Certificate II in Sport and Recreation
- Opportunities to compete in intra and interschool competitions within the Peel district
- Opportunities to compete in School Sport Western Australia competitions at Zone, Region and State level.
- Fitness assessment and individual tailored feedback
- Strength and conditioning Programs
- Exposure to elite athletes in association with the Mandurah Magic
Mandurah Magic and MBA Partnership
By partnering with the Mandurah Magic and Mandurah Basketball Association we are able to work collaboratively with the NBL1 and WABL representative program, as well as one of the largest basketball associations in WA. This means the school works in collaboration with MBA and Mandurah Magic development staff to build a comprehensive Basketball curriculum, supported by Mandurah Magic coaches and NBL1 players. At Halls Head College we focus on developing holistic athletes with an aim to encourage athletes to engage in a healthy, active lifestyle within the community. The program provides students with the opportunity to develop and improve their netball skills, game sense, fitness, umpiring, managing & coaching abilities.
Enrolment and Trials
Students who wish to apply for this competitive program will need to identify their interest when completing the school application. In order to be selected in the Basketball program students will need to take part in a Basketball trial in Year 6. Top Up testing is available for all new enrolments years 7-10.
2021 Year 6 Trial Date: TBC
2021 Specialist Program Applications Close December 2021