Frequently Asked Questions
What does it cost schools to participate in Game Day?
Game Day is FREE for schools.
How can I book Game Day for my school?
Teachers can book online by clicking here.
What year levels is Game Day suitable for?
Game Day is aimed at students in grades 5 and 6.
Where is Game Day?
Game Day is located in The Huddle which is based at the North Melbourne Football Club.
204-206 Arden St, North Melbourne VIC 3051.
What can students expect?
Students can expect a fun and memorable day where they are required to think critically and work collaboratively to achieve Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics challenges, such as building a pendulum to kick a ball through the goals.
Students will explore concepts such as artificial and emotional intelligence, grit, and mindset as well as identify their own characteristics that will support students ‘to win’ throughout life.
How long does Game Day go for?
Students need to arrive at 9.45am sharp.
Game Day is divided into four 45 minutes ‘quarters’ with 45 minutes allocated for lunch.
Typically, students will depart The Huddle from 2.30pm.
Is lunch provided to students?
Students will need to bring their own lunch. There are NO canteen facilities.
There is access to free drinking water.
Is Game Day aligned to the Victorian Curriculum?
Yes, Game Day is aligned to content descriptors within Mathematics, Science and Design, and Technologies Learning Areas along with the Critical and Creative Thinking, and Personal and Social Capability Curriculum.
Is transport available for students?
Transport to and from the venue is at the school’s discretion and at its own cost.
Public transport is recommended, with the North Melbourne and Macaulay train stations located within walking distance.
Is The Huddle wheelchair-friendly?
Yes. The Huddle is wheelchair-friendly, with ramp access to The Huddle.
Is The Huddle hearing-friendly?
Yes. Students are advised to bring along their headphones and devices with the Listen Everywhere app downloaded. The Listen Everywhere app can be accessed from Google Play or the Apple Store.