Students participate in either our Junior (Prep – Year 2) or Senior (Year 3 – Year 6) inter-house sports carnival. Students represent one of our sporting houses, which they are 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 State School 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 Brisbane Aquatic Centre in Chandler. Students also participate in either a Junior (Prep – Year 2) during Term 4 or Senior (Year 3 – Year 6) Swimming Carnival during Term 1.
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 State School we have developed a partnership with Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron (RQYS). Throughout the year, students in years 2-6 will be offered the opportunity to participate in sailing and water sports programs at RQYS.
All students in years 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 for 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 information about the competition program and their associated costs. We also offer a recreational Aerobics program for students.