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Secondary Sport

NSW All Schools Water Polo
Congratulations to Sienna Green and Lana Oppenheim who represented NSWCIS last week at the NSW All Schools Water Polo Championships. NSWCIS won the competition which included teams from NSW Combined High Schools, NSW Combined Catholic College and Queensland. A special congratulations to Sienna who was selected in the NSW All Schools Team at the completion of the tournament.

Current Coach and Old Girl Attacking her Goals
The School community is proud to acknowledge the achievements of Amy Parmenter. Amy is an Old Girl (Class of 2015 and 2015 Head Girl) and a current SCEGGS Netball and Cross-country coach. As a member of Giants Super Netball, Sydney’s premier Australian league team in the Suncorp Super Netball competition, Amy was voted MVP in her most recent match. Amy balances her sporting and coaching commitments while studying a double university degree in Law and Public Communications. Amy has caught the attention of the sporting world and we encourage you to read this SMH article (if you haven’t already!) which also details Amy’s strength of character off the court as well.

Hockey Trials
We will be commencing trials for all girls who wish to play hockey in Term III. Buses will transport all students to and from the venues for all trials. Shin pads, hockey sticks and mouthguard are compulsory.

SNR Trials (Years 10, 11 and 12) Monday 3 June
3.10pm – 5.00pm
David Phillips Complex
SNR 1st CALL BACKS:  Wednesday 12 June
3.10pm – 5.00pm
David Phillips Complex
  Monday 17 June
6.45am-8.00am
SCEGGS Top Court
  Tuesday 25 June
3.10pm – 5.00pm
David Phillips Complex
JNR Trials (Yr 8 & 9) Monday 17 June
3.10pm – 5.00pm
David Phillips Complex
JNR 1st CALL BACKS Wednesday 26 June
3.10pm – 5.00pm
David Phillips Complex
YEAR 7 Trials Wednesday 26 June
3.10pm – 5.00pm
David Phillips Complex

Please ensure you have a hockey stick, shin pads and a mouth guard for each session as these are compulsory. If you need to borrow a hockey stick, please see either Ms Gowan or Ms Smith in the PE staff room. Any problems or concerns, please see Miss Smith as soon as possible.

Buses to Frensham for Saturday Sport
SCEGGS will be sending two buses to Frensham for our upcoming Saturday fixtures on June 22. Please indicate numbers with Ms Axford in the PDHPE Dept if your daughter requires transport: xantheaxford@sceggs.nsw.edu.au

Alison Gowan
Director of Sport

 

 

Primary Sport

Athletics Carnival
The Primary Carnival will be held on Wednesday 12 June at E.S. Marks Athletics Field, Cnr Boronia St & Anzac Parade, Kensington. The Carnival will commence at approximately 9.15am and end at 2.00pm.

All girls will be in a 100m sprint race, their class relay and can enter all field events and the 800m. Girls receive a point for their house when they compete in an event.

We have been informed by IPSHA that NSWPSSA has added 1500m as an event. IPSHA will also have the 1500m event as the last event of the day at their carnival. The 1500m will also be run at CIS this year.

In light of this we will run a Primary 1500m event at Athletics training on Monday 17 June at ES Marks Athletics field for any girls interested. If you would like your daughter to participate, please let me know via email. suephillips@sceggs.nsw.edu.au Please see below the qualifying times for IPSHA:

1500m GIRLS 8-10yrs 5m59s

1500m GIRLS 11yrs 5m40s

1500m GIRLS 12/13yrs 5m33s

All Primary Co-Curricular sport on Wednesday 12 June will go ahead after school.

 

Touch Football
Several girls have been participating in Touch football skills on Wednesday afternoons. They are building on their fitness and ball handling skills, as well as strategies to use in game situations.

Years 4-6 Touch Football trials will be held in Week 9, Tuesday 25 June at Moore Park, Cnr Robertson and Lang Road. The girls will go by bus and can be picked up at 4.50pm at the field or approximately 5.20pm outside the Sports Hall in Forbes Street.

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Sue Phillips
Primary Sport Co-ordinator