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Year 8/9 Mathematics
Bradman by the Numbers
In this unit you’ll get to check out the amazing statistics of some of the greatest cricketers of all time including Sir Donald Bradman! Maths plays a big part in helping us discover how good a sportsperson is and you’ll learn how to crunch the numbers and read graphs to determine the greatness of your sporting heroes.
Year 4 Science
Are you a force with which to be reckoned?
Learn all about push, pull and twist forces in science by taking part in classroom experiments, cricket activities and watch a video where some of Australia’s best cricketers share their tips on batting and bowling.
Year 5 Mathematics
Are numbers the real game?
Ever wanted to be a cricket selector? Well now’s your chance! Using mathematical data, you’ll learn how to analyse the performances of some of the best cricket players and select your own World XI cricket team!
Year 5/6 Integrated Case Study
Hosting a Cricket Tournament
Lots of us go to international cricket tournaments every year and watch them on TV, but have you ever thought about what goes into hosting one? You’ll discover in this unit that sporting events are big business!
Year 6 History
A Case Study of Fawad Ahmed
Find out all about Australian spin bowler Fawad Ahmed and his journey of hardship, migration and sporting excellence.
Year 7 Geography
Livability – Making Your Place Even Better
What is it like to live in your local area? Could liveability be improved? You’ll get the chance to create a plan to make your local area better and hear from Australian fast bowler Holly Ferling about what it was like to grow up in a country town and some of the challenges she faced.
Year 7/10 Design and Technology
Eyes on the prize – a Design and Innovation challenge
In this unit you’ll get the chance to design your own trophy and find out how the Big Bash League trophy was made by the designers who created it.
Year 7-10 Health and Physical Education
Throwing - Anyone can do it!
In this unit you’ll learn about the art of throwing. You’ll analyse and compare your technique to the experts to improve your skills. The unit encourages extensive use of thinking tools and the latest digital technologies.