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. All applicants complete a physical try out (stage 1)  and a interview (stage 2).  Please provide a copy of the student’s most recent school report and Year 5 NAPLAN results. 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.


When applying, please include;

  • a written reference from your school
  • a personal reference
  • and a copy of your most recent school report.

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