Playing netball

Shooting Goals Program

A partnership program between Newman Senior High School, Swan Districts Football Association and BHP Billition Iron Ore.

Shooting Goals places a strong focus on a comprehensive two-three hour a week netball curriculum linked to the Health and Physical Education learning outcomes. This allows students to be extended in the physical, technical, tactical and mental components of netball.

V Swans – who they are

The community development division of the Swan Districts Football Club (SDFC) is referred to as V Swans. The V Swans staff deliver programs to primary and high school students who are predominately located in the Pilbara region of WA.

 Applying the V Swans Active Education framework across all their community programs, this framework includes transferring skills from the sporting field to the classroom to achieve educational outcomes and improve the health and well-being of students.

 V Swans and BHP Billiton partnership

The SDFC and V Swans has shared a long and productive partnership with BHP Billiton to deliver a range of community educational programs to  Newman Senior High School. 

The program is designed to encourage school attendance and engagement, develop individual self esteem, demonstrate the importance of goals and aspiration, explore the notions of team work and leadership, demonstrate the importance of health and wellbeing and enable students to contribute back to their local community.

The program is designed to promote school attendance and engagement, develop individual self esteem, demonstrate the importance of goals and aspiration, explore the notions of team work and leadership and demonstrate the importance of health and wellbeing.

The incentive program encourages participants in the program to apply their acquired skills within the community, benefiting local sporting organisations with qualified coaches, umpired, trainers and administrators.

Click here to view the Shooting Goals program brochure.