All children in K-2 are involved in a skills development program to cater for muscular co-ordination, flexibility and movement. These skills are a basis of skills required for major sports.
Years 3-6 Sport
A comprehensive sports program is run for Years 3-6 students. Students are taught skills associated with major sports through the adaptation of skills and rules to suit the development level of primary students. External experts are included in the program to assist with specific areas.
Primary Schools Sport Association (PSSA)
RPS is a proud member of the Ku-ring-gai PSSA. Students in Years 4-6 have the opportunity to trial for the following sports: Cricket; Football; Netball; Touch Football and Mod-ball. These ssides compete against the 13 other schools involved in our association.
All students in Years 3-6 are encouraged to compete in three major carnivals each year: Swimming; Cross Country and Athletics. Each of these carnivals are followed by the District, Regional and State Carnivals. In all cases the children who have the best times in races at a particular carnival are selected to compete at the next level.
A K-2 Sports carnival is also coordinated towards the end of the year and is held on school grounds.
School Houses: Students are allocated into the following four "Houses". These houses compete against each other at Sports Carnivals.
Archbold - Red
Babbage - Yellow
Fidden - Blue
Mathew - Green