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Week 3, Term One, 2018

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We have been in preparations this week for the upcoming House Swimming Carnival, Monday 12 February. Two days following the Carnival, we will host the APS Swimming Carnival.

Somerset House Swimming Carnival

Monday, Week 4 - 8.40 to 3.20pm

Attendance is compulsory. On arrival at school, move immediately to House areas for roll taking and meetings.

Bring hat, sunscreen, water and decorations. Food and drinks will be on sale. Please note no students may enter the water with any decorations or hair/body colouring that will come off in the pool. Only one stripe of zinc on face please.

All students will have opportunities to swim. Only Somerset swimming attire, or plain black swimmers to be worn during races.

Students are expected to stay until final presentations.

The APS Team will be selected on Monday at the Swimming Carnival. All those selected are expected to attend a light practice session on Tuesday 15 February, 7.30am for relay practice - a day before the APS Carnival - then a lunchtime meeting in the new Sports Centre Multi-Purpose Room.

The programme for this event and the APS Carnival are on the sports page of Schoolbox.

Winter Sports Sign-ups

Rugby, Netball, Soccer, Hockey, Tennis and Volleyball

All students have been sent an email with a link to select their sport. The link has also been posted on Schoolbox (Senior School Sport). If you make an error or change your mind, you must go to the Sports Department.

Hinterland Sports Trials

Hinterland Trials are for strong performers to trial for representative selection in school sport. These lead to Regional and State teams.

Students wanting to trial for these teams, must email or come to the Sports Department ASAP. All trials are listed on the Sports Page of Schoolbox (“Representative Sport” tile) and announced in Notices during the week.

Swim Team Training

Every Tuesday and Thursday - 7.30am to 8.15am
Meet Mr Butcher on the pool deck, all welcome. This began in Week 3. The House Swimming Carnival is in Week 4.

Cross Country Team Training

Every day at 7.00am to 8.15am
Meet Ms McKenna and Ms Oppermann at the Track, all welcome. This begins Monday, Week 4.

Swimming Season Dates

Monday 12 February: Somerset House Swimming Carnival (8.40 to 3.20pm)

Wednesday 14 February: APS Swimming Carnival (9.30-2.30pm) at Somerset

Monday 26 February: South Coast Swimming Trials (all day) at Miami


Student Injuries: If your son or daughter is injured at school sport, it must be recorded at the time by the school nurse/medical person present if parents wish to apply through the school insurance policy. If delayed signs or symptoms arise over the weekend, students must notify the school nurse on Monday morning.

Somerset Sport Policy:
All policies and procedures are outlined in the Senior School Sport page of Schoolbox, under "Sport Policy and Dates". All students and parents are encouraged to familiarise themselves with these.

  • Please note, practices are compulsory for both Winter and Summer Seasons.

Sports Information:

  • Don’t forget to check the Somerset Schoolbox Senior School Sport Page, as well as the noticeboard at the end of the Science Block for all Sports notes.

  • If you need more information, drop by the Sports Office.

  • The Sports page link must be added to your Schoolbox.

  • If you need more information, drop by the Sports Office in the Ray Building.

All sporting details are posted on Schoolbox on the Sports page.

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