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Rugby League Program of Excellence

Rugby League Program of Excellence
 
Forest Lake State High School offers the Rugby League Program of Excellence as part of its commitment to excellence in sport. This program provides students with the opportunity to develop their potential along the elite pathway of rugby league whilst maintaining their performance in their academic studies.
 
Aim
We aim to provide students with an opportunity to develop their skills and expose them to all elements of rugby league by:
  • providing quality coaching and feedback;
  • developing discipline in all elements on and off the field;
  • providing a realistic opportunity for students to realise their potential through the development of their rugby league skills; and
  • competing in elite competitions in rugby league across South East Queensland.
 
Selection Criteria
Students selected to participate in the Rugby League Program of Excellence will have played rugby league at representative level (or equivalent), maintained an academic standard that reflects genuine effort and achieved a minimum academic report of satisfactory for behaviour and attitude in all subjects.
 
Entry Requirements
To be eligible for the Rugby League Program of Excellence, all applicants must possess and/or commit to the following qualities:
  • a high standard of rugby league skills and abilities;
  • the ability to work productively in a positive team environment;
  • the aspiration and work ethic to attain a satisfactory standard in all academic subjects at Forest Lake SHS;
  • an exemplary record of attitude, effort and behaviour within the school community;
  • a desire to demonstrate cooperation, courtesy and commitment at all times; and
  • the capacity to cover course costs.
 
Conditions of Enrolment
Students participating in the Rugby League Program of Excellence must:
  • maintain all educational requirements;
  • show a genuine commitment to before and after school training; and
  • consistently demonstrate our PRIDE expectations of being Prepared, Respectful, Inclusive, Dedicated and Engaged both on and off the field.
 
External Partnerships
Through community partnerships, students will receive external specialised training.  Our partnership with the South Logan Magpies provides students with direct access to resources such as The Broncos’ Elite Development Program and the opportunity to attend Intrust Cup games and meet many of the up and coming players.  Our partnership with Allsports Physiotherapy, Forest Lake offers students discounted rates on consultations.
 
For further information please contact Mr Ben Weston on bmwes0@eq.edu.au or phone 3714 2333.