Athlete Development/Sports Academy



Athlete Development/Sports Academy




Purpose vision and values:


Purpose: To develop each student athlete to maximise their potential athletically, academically and in citizenship.


Vision: To be recognised and highly regarded as a high-performance sport and education school in the western suburbs of Melbourne.


Values: Athlete development/sports academy students will operate under the motto

  • Dream: of a better future

  • Believe: in a pathway to achieve it

  • Achieve: greatness through hard work


Application: Click here to apply.

Absence form: Click here for absence form.

Uniform policy: Click here.

Athlete agreement: Click here to access the agreement.



The Athlete Development Program will run within the school timetable and includes the following:

  • Timetabled strength and conditioning sessions tailored to the specific student’s sport- (two per week)

  • Timetabled theory sessions aimed at developing the athlete- (two per week)

  • A mandatory sign up to a Sports Academy- (before and after school sessions)


The Sports Academy will run outside the school timetable (before and after school) and will include specific skill training sessions. Sports programs currently offered are:


In 2019 Manor Lakes P-12 College is proudly offering an extracurricular sporting program focusing on student athlete development and sporting career pathways – The Sports Academy.


Students are able to take part in the program through a select entry process, and must demonstrate excellent athletic abilities, outstanding behaviour and dedication to their academics. 


Sports Academy students will operate under the motto of “dream of a better future, believe in a pathway to it, achieve greatness through hard work.”


The program specialises in five sports- Rugby League, Volleyball, Australian Rules Football, Netball and Basketball