Approved Specialist AFL Program

Governor Stirling Senior High School

Approved Specialist AFL Program

Students are selected for the Specialist Football Program as a full-time course from Year 7 to 12.  Students are able to build on their skills & knowledge with four contact hours per week, training and organised match play.


Year 11 and 12 students  complete Certificate II in Sport and Recreation. The Football Program has achieved enormous success in developing rising stars in the AFL and WAFL in cooperation with junior clubs & District Development Squads. New applications for Years 7 – 10 are currently being accepted. Girls and Boys interested in the program are encouraged to apply.

Entry requirements

Entry into the Specialist Program is through a selection process. Students apply directly to the school, you can do so through the online form below. Please provide a copy of the student’s most recent school report and Year 5 NAPLAN results along with any other certificates of achievements and a letter of reference from your Year 6 teacher and sporting club.


Round two selection for Year 7 enrolments for 2024 is now open.


All applicants complete a physical trial (stage 1) on Thursday 17 August 2023 at 10:30am-12:30pm (students are to arrive 30 minutes prior to start).

Students apply the previous year for entry in the following year (Year 6 for entry in Year 7).

Year 5 students may also register their interest to receive information about future places by contacting the school on (08) 6274 0300.


Click here for trial details.

Specialist Program Letter to Parents.

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