The Most Fantastic, Funniest Camp Ever
By Tima Korin, Year 4 Student
I loved all the activities at the Year 4 camp but my favourites were rock climbing and canoeing. Lake Ainsworth was such a beautiful, brilliant place.
Mark Pitura, Junior School Sport Co-ordinator
A reminder that the first round of Junior APS Summer Sport is in the first week of Term Four on Thursday 11 October from 12noon to 3.00pm. Training will then shift to Tuesday mornings from 7.15am to 8.15am for some teams and after-school 3.30 to 4.30pm. All training sessions are compulsory and students are expected to attend.
We would like to wish the best of luck to the following girls as they travel to Bundaberg this weekend to compete in the Netball State Primary School Cup:
• Ruby Partridge
• Kinari Patel
• Sienna Briggs
• Lilli Bannerman
• Natalie Mai
• Giovanna Basile
• Rio Burns
• Marley Burns
• Daisy Webber
• Maddi McLaughlin
They have been busy training twice a week with Mrs Burns and Mrs McLaughlan in the lead up to this tournament and will be playing five rounds plus finals across the Saturday and Sunday.
Starting in Week One of Term Four, the Junior School will be offering free early morning swimming sessions on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 7.00am to 8.15am at the College Pool. This is open to all students from Year 3 to Year 6. The aim of these sessions to help increase confidence in the water and would also specialise in how to improve technique.
The aim of the Early Bird Swimming Sessions is to help increase confidence in the water and will also specialise in ways to improve technique.
A Somerset College Junior Swimming Training Squad (The Somerset Snappers) will be invited to train at the same time. Junior APS Swimming Team Manager, Mrs Kate Grigg and Mr Forrest Butcher, Head Coach – Somerset Swimming, will supervise and lead both of these sessions under the guidance of nationally accredited expert coaches and qualified Somerset Sport Staff.
Thursday 20 September - No Junior APS Summer Sports Trials/Training due to Year 4 Camp and Year 6 Taste of Asia (Week 10)
Monday 8 October (7.00am) - First Session, Somerset College Junior Swimming Training Squad
Tuesday 9 October (3.30pm to 4.30pm) - Junior APS Summer Sports Training Year 4 to 6 (Compulsory)
Thursday 11 October - Round One - Junior APS Summer Sports v Emmanuel
All information about Junior School Sport can be located on Schoolbox by clicking on the Junior School Sports page.« Back to IndexNext article in this edition »