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Week 1, Term Three, 2018

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A busy term ahead in Junior School Sports. Students from Year 3 to Year 6 prepare for the Inter-House Athletics Carnival this month.

Somerset Auskick

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AFL Auskick is once again coming to Somerset College! The first session will take place on Tuesday 31 July from 3.30pm to 4.30pm on Wyangan Oval and will run for six weeks. The cost is only $75 for these six sessions and when you participate you receive your very own football and backpack. This is strictly only open to Somerset College students from Prep to Year 3. Register here and search for your school’s suburb. For more information, contact Tim Searl at or on 5594 5722.


Athletics Training

To all those students in the Junior School who are keen on their Athletics, training for both Track and Field events is still on during Term Three. Sessions begin each morning down on the track at 7.00am sharp and concluding at 8.15am. The weekly training schedule is as follows:
• Monday - Track (Sprints/800m)
• Tuesday - Field (High Jump, Long Jump, Shot Put, Discus)
• Wednesday - Track (Sprints/800m)
• Thursday - Field (High Jump, Long Jump, Shot Put, Discus)
• Friday - Track and Field
This is only open to students in Year 4 to 6. Year 3 children will be practising, training and learning all of these the events during their HPE lessons at school.

2018 Junior School Inter-House Athletics Carnival (Friday/Saturday)

A reminder to all parents and students in Year 3 to 6, that the 2018 Junior School Inter-House Athletics Carnival will be taking place on Friday and Saturday 27 and 28 July. Both of these are all day events from 8.30am to 3.30pm and all students are expected to attend. Dress is Sports Kit with House T-shirt, hat and water bottle. It is also recommended children bring a packed lunch on both of these days.

Students who are present on the Saturday receive a day in lieu on Thursday 30 August prior to the Gold Coast Show Day on Friday 31 August.

Click here for the Inter-House Athletics Carnival Programme.

Up and Coming Events:

Friday/Saturday 27/28 July - Junior School Inter-House Athletics (All Day)

Thursday 2 August - Lower School Inter-House Athletics 1.20pm to 3.00pm

Thursday 9 August - Junior APS Athletics Carnival (All Day)

Thursday 16 August (1.20 to 3.20pm) - Junior APS Summer Sports Trials/Training (Week 5)

All information about Junior School Sport can be located on Schoolbox by clicking on the Junior School Sports page.

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