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Sports days

Students participate in either our Junior (Prep – Yr 2) or Senior  (Yr 3 – Yr 6) inter-house sports carnival. Students represent one or our sporting houses, which they allocated to on enrolment: Bribie (Purple), Fraser (Blue), Moreton (Green), Stradbroke (Maroon). Students who are 9 years or older are eligible to attend Bayside District and Metropolitan East carnivals. Students who qualify for these carnivals will be notified and invited to represent Gumdale SS at these events.


All students from Prep-Year 6 are offered the opportunity to attend swimming lessons. Students participate in 8 swimming lessons over one term. Swimming lessons are provided by qualified instructors at Sleeman’s Sports Complex in Chandler. Students also participate in either a Junior (Prep – Yr 2) or Senior (Yr 3 – Yr 6) Swimming Carnival during Term 4.

Interschool Sport

Students in years 4-6 participate in interschool sports. There are a variety of sports offered including: Netball, AFL, basketball, soccer, volleyball or Rugby League. Interschool sports allows students the opportunity to compete against other local schools.


At Gumdale SS we have developed a partnership with Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron (RQYS). Throughout the year, students in years 3-6 will be offered the opportunity to participate in sailing and watersports programs at RQYS.

Sport Aerobics

All students from Year 2-6 are offered the opportunity to be a part of the Gumdale State School Competition Sport Aerobics teams. The Aerobics Program runs from Term 1 to Term 3. Students audition to be chosen into competition teams that will compete in FISAF Australia Competitions throughout QLD. Information notes will be sent home at the start of Term 1 along with in-depth descriptors about the competition program and their associated costs. We also offer a recreational Aerobics program for students.