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Athletics West Schools Programs

Athletics West offers a range of athletics competitions and programs available for schools and their students, as well as educational opportunities for Teachers.

2023 Schools Information Pack



Athletics West conducts a year-round competition program that includes the school-based event, the WA All Schools Championships powered by Go For 2&5. 



School Education Programs

WA Schools can access two School Education programs, the Kumon LAPS Program and Sporting Schools.

Kumon LAPS Program

Through its Kumon LAPS program, Athletics West engages more than 10,000 WA students annually. The children involved will develop basic running, jumping and throwing skills by participating in highly active sessions with Australian Track & Field Coaches Association qualified coaches. Schools can book a FREE FULL DAY session by contacting Athletics West. 

Kumon LAPS Program   Contact Athletics West

Active Bands

Designed, developed, and operated by Athletics Australia, Active Bands® is an exciting and fun platform that encourages children to be more physically active, more often.

Active Bands unites the digital and physical worlds with a clever mix of science and technology to enhance your school's activity program - including Sporting Schools. Many schools and thousands of Aussie kids Australia-wide are involved, with more joining every day.

Program Information

Sporting Schools

Sporting Schools is a $320 million Australian Government initiative designed to help schools increase children's participation in sport and connect them with community sport opportunities. Sporting Schools programs are provided free to children and their families to help students build the confidence and capability to be active for life. Sporting Schools offers grant opportunities for primary schools and targeted grant opportunities for secondary schools in relation to year 7 and 8 students. 

Sporting Schools


Coaching Opportunities

If you would like to advertise a paid coaching opportunity, please email with the details. We will circulate paid coaching opportunities to our accredited coaches on a monthly basis.

Athletics WA endorses the use of coaches accredited under the Athletics Coaching Accreditation Framework. For details on upcoming courses in WA, please click here.