Sporting Schools is a $320 million Australian Government initiative designed to help schools increase children’s participation in sport and connect them with community sport opportunities

Sporting Schools programs are provided free to children and their families to help students build the confidence and capability to be active for life

To help achieve this, Sport Australia has partnered with more than 35 national sporting organisations (NSOs). There is a program for primary schools, and a targeted program for Year 7 and 8 students in secondary schools

About Sporting Schools

Sporting Schools have partnered with more than 35 key national sporting organisations (NSOs) to help deliver a quality Sporting Schools experience.

With their involvement, Sporting Schools offers a greater delivery of nationally endorsed products supported by NSO-endorsed coaches that can also support your school’s curriculum.

Schools need to select from the following sporting organisations to use Sporting Schools funding. 



Basketball Australia introduces students to basketball in Sporting Schools with two nationally accredited programs including Aussie Hoops, the official introductory program for primary school students, and 3X3 basketball, designed with secondary school students in mind.