The school has four sport houses; Macarthur (red), Chisholm (yellow), Banks (blue) and Lawson (green). Each house has a two Captains and Vice-Captains elected from the Year 6 students. The houses compete in our annual sporting carnivals as well as other competitive school activities. The focus of these activities is on participation, fun and personal best.
Children in Foundation – Year 6 participate in annual Athletics and Swimming carnivals and the school Cross Country.
Inter-School Sporting Carnivals
Children in Years 4, 5 and 6 have the opportunity where performance meets criteria to represent the school at a district, divisional and state level in swimming, cross country and athletics.
Swimming – Foundation-4
The school has an intensive swimming program that aims to have all children competent in swimming. All achievement certificates are based on the AquaPass levels as recommended by VicSwim.
Gala Days (Year 5/6)
In term one MPPS students prepare and compete in the Moonee Valley Gala sports days in a round robin competition against neighbouring state, catholic and independent schools. Teams represent the school in Softball, Cricket, Volleyball and Bat Tennis. The competition is over two days that includes a final .
Winter Sport (Year 5/6)
Is an inter-school competition played on Friday afternoons across term 2. MPPS students in Year 5/6 prepare and compete in weekly matches against neighbouring schools at home and away in Australian Rules Football, Soccer, Netball and T-Ball.
Sport Classes (Year 5/6)
When not competing or preparing for competition other sports offered at school can include Swimming, Athletics, Hockey, Basketball, Baseball, Table Tennis, Tennis, Squash, Aerobics, Golf and Cross-Country Running.
Other Team Sport Competitions
From time to time other teams represent the school in inter-school competition and may include Year 4 students. Most recently this opportunity was given to the school Hockey team which won a State Championship in 2014.
Parents are encouraged to attend sporting events as spectators to support their children and more actively to assist staff in administrative or coaching roles.
School Sport Victoria
The School Sport Victoria (SSV) Team Vic representative program provides a development platform for Victoria’s emerging students athletes to participate in the annual School Sport Australia (SSA) Championships. SSV coordinate the selection process for Team Vic teams in partnership with relevant state sporting organisations.
Please read the Team Vic Information Sheet before registering. This document contains important information on the SSV Team Vic Program, in relation to eligibility, registration, multiclass, selection, participation costs, and financial assistance.
View up-to-date information regarding 2023 Sport & Registration Dates.