Physical Education

All students at Richmond Primary School do two hours of physical education a week. One hour is with our Physical Education Specialist. Students also participate in a number of sports carnivals:

Swimming

Richmond students from years 1-6 have two weeks of swimming lessons.

2019 lessons are scheduled as follows:

  • Year 4, 5, 6 at Fremantle Leisure Centre 18 February – 1 March 2019
  • Year 1, 2, 3 at Fremantle Leisure Centre 16 September – 27 September 2019

The school and interschool carnivals for year 4-6 students are in term 1 each year. 

Cross country

Richmond students from year 3-6 participate in our faction cross country carnival in term 2. Students from years 4-6 represent the school at the interschool carnival.  We have a strong history in cross-country.

Richmond Primary School is the current 2018 interschool cross country meritorious shield holder.  We have won this trophy eight times since 2008.

Many students train at our popular before-school Richmond Running Club.

Winter sports

During term 3, upper primary students from years 4-6 compete in interschool sport in soccer, AFL (2011 and 2015 AFL interschool champions) and netball.  We compete over the term with local schools.

Richmond Primary School is the current 2018 Interschool Soccer Champion School.

Athletics

During term 3, all students participate in athletics training. Our school carnival for pre-primary to year 6 students is at the end of term 3 and the champion athletes from years 3-6 go on to represent the school at the interschool carnival in term 4. 

Richmond Primary School is the current 2018 interschool athletics meritorious shield holder. 

Cricket

In term 4, students from years 5 and 6 participate in an interschool cricket carnival with local schools.

Our year 6 boys are the current 2018 ‘A division’ champions.