At Oatlands, the aim of the Physical Education Program is to instil a life long commitment to the overall health and well being of our students. Students participate in activities that foster friendship, listening, sharing, helping, negotiating and caring. Individual, partner and group work situations are experienced in all are areas of the program.
In physical education sessions, students participate in a comprehensive skills based program that provides them with a sound base for participation in future sporting activities, and in the development of a healthy lifestyle. Areas of the program are: Ball Skills, Movement Education, Athletics, Cross country, Swimming, Fitness, Minor games for grades prep–two and and Major Games for students in grades three-six.
Oatlands Primary School is a member of the Edwin Flack District Sports Association and competes in summer and winter interschool matches in the following sports:
softball, volleystars, rounders, football, basketball, kickball, T-ball, Kanga 8s cricket, soccer and netball.
We also participate in District Swimming, Athletics and Cross Country Carnivals. Students have the opportunity to try out for Victorian Primary School teams and to represent our school at District, Divisional, Regional and State Championships.