Primary Sports - On the Ball News
Due to current COVID-19 restrictions we will not be able to hold our 3-12 Athletics carnival at the Townsville Sport Reserve as originally intended. Instead we will be running a modified timetable on-site to allow us to conduct our events under current social distancing guidelines.
At this point in time Athletics will still be going ahead at the Townsville level for both Primary and Secondary schools. Our new look Track and Field event will give us an opportunity to collect our Calvary team results to nominate our students for the next level. We are excited to bring this event on-site and to provide a platform for our students to be performing in front of their peers. Unfortunately, due to COVID -19 restrictions this will be a closed event with no parents or supporters in attendance.
This will be over 2 days and will provide an opportunity for students to qualify for our athletics training squad in preparation for our C schools carnival in term 3 or 4 this year. Students will compete in age groups with official times, house points, ribbons and age champion points awarded for each event.
WHO: Grade 1 to 6 students
WHEN: Tuesday 23/06 (Week 10) – 100m sprint events (Grade 1 to 6)
Wednesday 24/06 (Week 10) – Field events (Grade 3 – 6 ONLY)
TIME: Tuesday 23/06 - 9:00 – 11:00am
Wednesday 24/06 - 9:00am – 3:00pm
WHERE: Calvary Christian College Secondary Oval
There will also be some pre-carnival events being held in Week 9:
Tuesday 16th June – 9 & 10 years 400m (Second break on the Secondary Oval)
Wednesday 17th June – 9 & 10 years 800m (Second break on the Secondary Oval)
11 & 12yr olds will be completing their 400m & 800m in their Interschool Sport time in Weeks 8 & 9 from 2-3pm.
Well done to the following students who took up the challenge to be involved in the Virtual Cross Country event. The event had 320 students nominate from 59 different schools across the region. It is great to see Calvary represented in the top 20 placings. A great effort by our runners.
- Isobelle Gilbride - 10 year Girls - Placing 13
- Jasmine Brand - 13 year Girls - Placing 16
- Amy Pratt - 14 year Girls - Placing 11
- Noah Wylie - 16 year Boys - Placing 5
Calvary Christian College is part of the Thuringowa District School Sport Competition. Inter-school sport is run across three seasons and is played on a Thursday during school hours. All Year 5 and 6 students are encouraged to be part of a Calvary team during this time.
TOWNSVILLE PRIMARY SCHOOL SPORT
Calvary Christian College is affiliated with Townsville Primary School Sports (TPSS). TPSS run three major carnivals throughout the year – Swimming, Cross Country and Athletics.
Students who place in the top 2 – 4 in our College carnivals are invited to represent Calvary at the TPSS Carnivals. If students do well at these carnivals they can then gain selection into Townsville, North Queensland and State teams respectively.
To develop skill and fitness in these major Sport Carnivals, Calvary provides before school training two days a week for those students who wish to receive extra tuition in swimming, running or athletics. These training sessions are conducted at the College Oval and Long Tan Swimming Pool.
THURINGOWA DISTRICT TRIALS - TPSS TRIALS
Students have the opportunity to attend TPSS team sport trial days throughout the year. Students must have prior experience and be competent players in their chosen sport. All trials are after school and it is the parent’s responsibility to get students to and from trials and games.
Selection into these teams gives opportunity for students to participate at a higher level of competition and progress through Townsville District, North Queensland and State Championships. Students wishing to attend trials must be nominated by the school HPE department.