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Rugby League Signature Program

Forest Lake SHS offers Rugby League as part of its highly successful Excellence in Sport Program. Successful applicants study Rugby League, in the same class, depending upon their preference and ability.

Aims of the rugby league signature program

The aim of the Rugby League Signature Program is to provide students with the opportunity to develop their potential along the elite pathway of Rugby League whilst maintaining their performance in academic studies.

We aim to provide students with quality coaching and feedback on their development within the school, environment and allow students access and opportunities to compete in elite competitions in Rugby League across South-East Queensland. 


Applicants must be playing or have the ability to play Rugby League at a representative level.  Students must also meet 3 criteria to remain in the Signature Program:

  • Progression in Rugby League
  • Academic standards that reflect genuine effort
  • High standard of attitude and behaviour

School standards 

Forest Lake SHS is a school with an outstanding reputation in academic and sporting achievements.  Students accepted in the Signature Program are expected to maintain the high standards of our school and participate fully in our school curriculum. 

The program

Successful applicants study their chosen sport as their HPE class. Students will focus in practical sessions on rugby league

Rugby League will be taught in class, together where the skills overlap and separately where the skills diverge.

Practical areas include skills, strength and conditioning, speed and agility development.

Theory will be as per the Queensland Curriculum for Health and Physical Education.

Years 8 – 10 will incorporate relevant outcomes from the Health and Physical Education KLA syllabus.

Years 11 – 12 will complete a Physical Recreation SAS or Certificate course where they will complete a:

  • Level 1 Touch Referee Course
  • Level 1 Touch Coaching Course
  • Sports First Aid

Application Process

  • Please complete the Application form and forward it, along with a photocopy of a recent school report to Forest Lake SHS, noted “Attention Cameron Webb”.
  • Attend a Trial Day to show us your skills.
  • If you have any enquiries, please do not hesitate to contact the school