PGHS Specialist Soccer

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PGHS Specialist Soccer

Parafield Gardens High School has been running a specialist soccer program since 2018. The Year 9-12 program is staffed by specialist Soccer Coaches within the HPE teaching staff. The program is continuing to evolve with intention to expand into Year 8 and to create a Year 9 and 10 female team.

Previous Achievement:
State-wide 2019 Year 9 boys 5-side Champions 
State-wide 2019 Year 9 boys Futsal Champions
State-wide 2020 Year 8/9 runner up champions
State-wide 2020 Senior boys 11-side Semi-finalist (top 4).

Competitions entered throughout the year:
5-side outdoor day carnival (Year 8, 9/10 and Senior)
11-side weekly competition (5-6 rounds Home and Away - Year level 8/9)
Futsal State-wide (Year 8/9 and Senior)
11-Side State-wide (Year 8/9, 10, Senior)
Local school soccer program exhibition matches (Roma Mitchell HS, Craigmore HS, Banksia Park HS, Salisbury East HS Year 8-12)
Playford Invitational Carnival (Year 8/9 and 10)

Current Curriculum:
Year 9 combined class (Male + Female)
  • Aligns with Year 9HPE Curriculum and Australian Curriculum with a specific focus on Soccer
  • Students complete the same PE and Health curriculum with the same teacher across the whole year
  • Students have access to develop their skills through targeted training sessions
  • Students participate in extracurricular games against other schools
Year 10 combined class
  • Aligns with Year 10HPE Curriculum and Australian Curriculum with a specific focus on Soccer
  • Students complete the same PE and Health curriculum with the same teacher across the whole year
  • Students provided the opportunity to enhance their skills by facilitating training sessions for their peers
  • Students participate in extracurricular games against other schools
Year 11 (Stage 1 - PE) combined class
  • SACE Stage 1 PE curriculum same as mainstream with a Soccer focus for all tasks
  • Students also take on a mentoring role for junior classes during training and game day against other schools
Year 12 (Stage 2 - Integrated Studies)
  • SACE Stage 2 Integrated Studies Curriculum with a Soccer focus for all tasks
*Students are also able to pick SACE Stage 2 Physical Education