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Athletics, Basketball & Netball 

Talented female athletes are encouraged to apply for an elite sport scholarship. 

Once accepted into FESP, students will also have the option to join in with the highly sought-after AFLW Academy timetabled class. See details on the AFLW Academy and the amazing opportunities available for those students.

**Note - Students are ineligible to hold more than 1 Sports related scholarship. 

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Entry

Athletic Scholarships for girls entering Year 7, Year 8, Year 9 or Year 10 with highly competent skills in Athletics, Netball or Basketball.

Who can apply?

  • Female students who have demonstrated a high level of competency at either Athletics, Netball or Basketball entering Year 7, 8, 9 or 10 in 2025.
  • Highly competent* females in athletics, netball or basketball can gain a scholarship into Court Grammar School based upon a detailed application form and a formal Sporting Club reference.
  • *Highly Competent basketballers equates to Current WABL level player
  • *Highly Competent netballers equates to Current Association Representative level player
  • *Highly Competent Athletics equates to current State Level competition 

What's involved?

  • Netball Scholarship recipients will be required to participate in the ongoing popular Netball Co-Curricular training sessions held before school every Thursday throughout Term 1 and Term 2 each year with an accredited coach.
  • Basketball Scholarship recipients will be required to participate in the Basketball Co-Curricular training sessions held on Thursday mornings throughout Term 3 and 4.
    - Ricky Grace (Perth Wildcats Legend) also runs an Elite basketball training session year-round, once a week, for our highly skilled basketballers.
  • Athletics Scholarship recipients will be required to participate in all athletics events, including cross-country. 
  • Once accepted into the Female Elite Sport Program, Netballers and/or Basketballers will also have the option to join in with the highly sought-after AFLW Academy timetabled class. See School Website for details on the AFLW Academy and the amazing opportunities available for those students.
  • Court Grammar enters teams into annual competitive tournaments at the following year levels:

Netball & Basketball

  • Year 7 
  • Year 8/9 
  • Year 10 
  • Year 11-12 

Training times

Year 7-10

  • Netball:
    -
    Term 1 and Term 2. Thursday mornings, 7.30am-8.20am
  • Basketball:
    - All year option. Tuesday mornings Ricky Grace Elite basketball squad, 7.00am-8.15am
    - Term 3 and Term 4. Girls only session, Thursday mornings, 7.30am-8.20am
  • Optional AFLW: Year 7-9, Two timetabled classes per week throughout each year. Year 10, Three timetabled classes per week throughout the entire year

Year 11/12 (During class time)

  • 5 Period Allotment (once a day): Variety of practical sessions and Sports theory sessions detailing Sports Psychology, Biomechanics, Nutrition, Exercise Science