Warwick Senior High School is one of only 4 schools in the state to offer students an opportunity to participate in the rigorous and comprehensive study of netball through Netball WA and the Department of Education endorsed Specialist Netball Program.
The program aims to facilitate the growth of netball in Western Australia with the development of elite players, coaches and umpires. Warwick Senior High School’s Specialist Netball Program boasts excellent results both academically and in the wider netball community and is committed to maintaining the highest standards and practices. We are proud to have assisted many athletes, umpires and coaches move through the netball pathways to the elite levels.
Students participating in the Specialist Netball Program receive:
4 hour minimum of netball practice and study per week
Access to experienced and advanced level coaching staff and WACE examiners
Access to coaches currently involved in selecting and coaching at regional and State levels
Netball Australia Athlete, Umpire and Coach curriculum
Formal coaching and umpiring qualifications
Access to state of the art facilities and West Coast Fever representative coaches.
Opportunities to participate in specialised carnivals, state, interstate and international tours.
Recognition of talent and program achievement by School Sport WA and Netball WA (with opportunities such as gaining Recognition of Prior Learning for theory components of Regional Academy Program).
Opportunities to participate in specialised events such as exhibition matches at ANZ Netball home games.
Opportunities to network with Netball WA stakeholders
Opportunities for tertiary education pathways through netball
Access to ATAR examiners – staff and specialised coaches
Access to employment opportunities in the netball and sporting industries
Students wishing to join Warwick SHS’s Specialist Netball Program must be willing to become affiliated with Netball WA. Students are expected to make contributions to the wider netball community and donate time to their netball region.
How to apply
The initial application for enrolment for the program is by an Expression of Interest followed up by a skill trial.
Students wishing to apply for this program need to contact Warwick Senior High School on 6240 4400 to request an application package and for information on trials. All students must meet criteria for selection and maintain academic and school behaviour standards to remain in the program.