Physical Education & Advance

At Mortlake P-12 College we offer all of our students the opportunity to participate in an engaging and innovative sports program built on a strong culture of team values and respect.


Programs we offer

  • Swimming lessons Foundation to Year 6 / Year 7-10. Competitions F-12.
  • Athletics
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Netball
  • Basketball
  • Triathlon
  • Cricket

Mode of delivery

  • We offer Units 1-4 VCE Physical Education which is delivered onsite.
  • Foundation to Year 6 students participate in 100 minutes of Physical Education each week. The primary focus is for students to develop a love for movement so they gain the confidence, knowledge, competence and behaviours to move for the rest of their lives.
  • All Year 7 to 10 students participate in CORE P.E (100 minutes per week) in addition students can also choose from multiple P.E electives from the year 7-10 elective subject system.

Activities include

  • Net sports
  • Striking sports
  • Recreational activities
  • Cultural activities
  • Innovative games
  • SEPEP units
  • Minors games
  • Fundamental motor skill development

All of these activities build on sportsmanship, ownership and promoting a healthy and active lifestyle.


The Advance Program is offered as an elective unit at year 9 & 10. Students will complete modules within the Advance program, which include numerous opportunities to develop their skills in leadership, fitness, volunteering as well as learning basic life skills.


Possible learning activities include:

  • Community service with local organisations
  • Fitness activities
  • Activities to develop leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Activities to explore valuable life skills
  • Event organisation / management
  • Camps: Mount Buller, Great Victorian Bike Ride, Surf Camp, Grampians