School Sport Victoria (SSV) is the peak body for School Sport in Victoria. SSV is a sub-committee of the Department of Education and Training.
School Sport Victoria is a merge of the Victorian Primary Schools' Sports Association and the Victorian Secondary Schools' Sports Association that occurred during 2009 and was established January 1, 2010. The two member associations have steered a school sport program for over 2,300 schools, all Victorian primary schools, government and non-government and all Victorian government secondary schools. These two associations existed for over 100 years providing an ongoing interschool sport program for Victorian students.
School Sport Victoria will actively promote school sport for all Victorian school students as a means of supporting schools programs in developing their students' health and wellbeing. School Sport Victoria will do this by:
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To be the State and National leader in providing quality sporting opportunities in the school environment for all school age children in Victoria.
School Sport Victoria's Operating Procedures.
School Sport Victoria is very fortunate to have a wonderful group of ambassadors who support and advocate the importance of school sport. These include Olympic, World Championship and Commonwealth Games medallists and ground-breaking academics – all people who have attained the pinnacle of their career. SSV is indebted to each and every one of them who volunteer their time to promote school sport in a variety of roles.
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competition pathways and progressions.
School Sport Victoria Sport Sub Committees began in 2011 with the purpose to develop a high quality school sport program by fostering stronger partnerships between education and state sporting associations. These sub committees bring together sporting and education expertise to inform both sectors in their planning and development to provide vibrant, sustainable school sport programs with strong links to community sport. Read more...
The ordinary membership of SSV consists of each of the classes listed below. Only Full and Associate member schools compete in interschool competitions organised by SSV.
Students attending schools that are affiliated with SSV for the current year are eligible to trial and participate in SSV interstate representative teams.
Qualifications: Any Government School
Qualifications: Any Non-Government Primary School or Non-Government Secondary School which:
(A) does not participate in a regular school sport competition for students in year levels 7 to 12 conducted by another secondary school sport organisation; and
(B) is approved for admission to a Division as an Associate Member in accordance with the criteria prescribed by the SSV Board.
Qualifications: Any Non-Government Secondary School that participates in a regular school sport competition for students in year levels 7 to 12 conducted by another secondary school sport organisation.
President: Sarah Burns President (Senior Education Improvement Leader [SIEL])Vice President: Tony Goodwin Vice President (Murtoa Secondary College; GWR Rep)Chief Executive Officer: Jude MaguireDET Representative: Melanie Quin (Director - Primary Learning and Development Reform Executive)
Andrew Lewis (Wantirna Secondary College; Chair of Finance Subcommittee)
Bradley Fry (Tintern Grammar School; Principal)Cameron Heath (Healesville Primary School; Principal EMR Rep)David Russell (Parkdale College; Principal SMR Rep) Fiona Taylor (Western Heights College; Principal WMR Rep)Jan Arney (Apollo Parkways Primary School; Teacher Rep)Jason McBean (Laurimar Primary School; NMR Rep)Peter Wright (Sports Excellence Scholarship Fund)Ross Pritchard (Melbourne High School; Teacher Representative)
Sally Wilson (Mackellar Primary School)
Scott Ross (White Hills Primary; LMR Rep)
Sebastian Scanu (Epping Views Primary; Teacher Representative)
Download a full list of SSV Life Members and Service Award Recipients.