Aitken Creek Number one College is nurturing a love of tennis.
The varsity was once nominated, for the second one yr, within the Maximum Exceptional College class of the new Tennis Victoria Awards.
Greater than 60 Aitken Creek Number one College pupils between the ages of 5 and 12 take tennis courses each and every week as a part of their curriculum.
Sports activities coordinator Joe Muscari mentioned he was once proud that the varsity’s tennis program was once counted probably the greatest within the state.
“Taking a look again to 5 years in the past … our college didn’t have any program put into position however now, being recognised statewide, is a large factor for tennis and recreation in Craigieburn,” Mr Muscari mentioned.
He mentioned a partnership with the neighbouring Hume Tennis and Group Centre was once key in making tennis a pillar of the curriculum.
“It’s an excellent chance for all scholars to take part in tennis at this nice, global magnificence facility,” Mr Muscari mentioned.
“The scholars glance ahead each and every week strolling to the centre all over their PE courses.
“The tennis isn’t simply restricted all over college hours, get right of entry to to the centre continues outdoor of faculty with a lot of our scholars enrolling in weekly courses after which transitioning into Saturday pageant and past.”