The Woodvale Specialist Basketball Program gives students the opportunities to achieve success and reach their potential in the game of Basketball. The College provides elite level teaching and learning programs that allow each student to improve in all aspects of the game. The College teams consistently perform outstandingly at both State and National levels.  


In this program students are given the opportunity to participate in Basketball camps, Champion Schools Competitions, strength and conditioning development, officiating programs, guest coach presentations and more.  


The Woodvale Basketball student develops: 

  • Individual, team, refereeing, coaching and statistical analysis skills 
  • Understanding of the skill requirements of basketball and analysis of individual skill performance and team structures  
  • Understanding of the physiological requirements for basketball at an elite level which includes: – undertaking Sports Medicine Australia training programs including first aid and injury prevention and management – training in information relating to diet and nutrition. 
  • Knowledge of basketball related fitness testing and development programs in the aim of improving individual fitness levels. 

Commitment to the Program

Students accepting a place in the Specialist Basketball Program are expected to continue to study basketball to the end of Year 9 as a minimum. 


In 2023, Woodvale is offering one scholarship for each specialist program.  


Children accepted into one of the special programs will be able to apply for a scholarship within the program. Recipients of these scholarships will have their Year 7 Contributions and Charges waived. This is valued at around $235.


One Woodvale Citizenship and Service Scholarship is available to any student who can show engagement in community activities. Recipients of the Citizenship and Service Scholarship will receive the first year of their laptop payment for free. This is valued at $320.

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