Just like the School Sports program the After-School Sports program is designed to increase the participation and enjoyment of young people in sport and help schools develop and implement school sporting programs that inspire and engage their students.
The After-School Sports program is held on the school oval twice a week, after school hours. The program focuses purely on physical education and offers a wide range of sporting activities as well as guidance, support and care for students and families.
The main benefit of the After-School Sports Programs is that it widens the interests of children, allows them to discover their innate talent for certain activities and provides an opportunity to develop their talents further.
Practice also builds confidence and in this age of infinite growth and endless possibilities, a child needs a portfolio of skills besides academic learning in order to succeed.
QIS provides each Queensland participant with the following: