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Surf Lifesaving Skills and Awareness

​Kerri in action...

​SLS Skills & Awareness

All students from prep to year 6 participate in an accredited surf lifesaving program designed in partnership with Dicky Beach SLSC and Queensland Surf Lifesaving. The program includes surf awareness, beach activities, board paddling, CPR and rescue training (this occurs on a term basis for each year level).

Currimundi is proud to offer the only prep to year 6 program on the Sunshine Coast.

Beach Carnival

This annual event (2005-present) has school sports houses compete for the Kerri Thomas/Joel Parkinson Shield. Student from prep to year 6 compete in a variety of Surf Life Saving and beach activities (culminating with the Tin Lid and Con James Paddle events). Students also have the opportunity to nominate and compete in surfing and body boarding events.

Swimming Program (Prep to Year 4)

Swimming instruction is provided for students from prep to year 4. Students travel to nearby pools and work with qualified Aus Swim trained coaches.

Surf Education Program

Year 5 and 6 students participate in a Surf Education Program, which focuses on surf awareness, surf safety, body boarding and surfboard riding. This program complements the surf life saving programs offered and takes advantage of our unique location. Students are certainly fortunate to have the beach at the back gate.