2018 Cross Country Training
Cross Country trainings are designed to enable the students to improve their general fitness before the Junior School Cross Country which is to be held on Thursday 22 March at Ambiwerra. Whilst sessions are mainly designed for girls in Years 2 – 6, younger students are also welcome to attend. Four training sessions are offered – Wednesday and Thursday 3.45pm-5.00pm, Monday and Wednesday 6.45am-7.45am. All sessions are held at Ambiwerra Sports grounds and a bus will collect students and take them back to school in the mornings and take them to Ambiwerra for the afternoons. Parents are to collect students no later than 5.00pm at Ambiwerra. Ms Lauren Murry, our Head Cross Country Coach, will be overseeing the program.
2018 Cross Country Training at Ambiwerra
Monday - 6.45-7.45am - Locality Ambiwerra Sports Fields
Wednesday - 6.45-7.45am - Locality Ambiwerra Sports Fields
Wednesday - 3.45-5.00pm - Locality Ambiwerra Sports Fields
Thursday - 3.45-5.00pm - Locality Ambiwerra Sport Fields
Please note there will be no cross country training in the afternoon of Wednesday 21 March or Thursday 22 March.
Holiday training sessions will be available for all students wishing to continue their training over the holiday break. Sessions will be held on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons from 3.00pm to 4.30pm at Ambiwerra. Parents are asked to collect their girls at 4.30pm. Girls must ensure they have a cap and water bottle when training.
29 March Thursday 3.00pm – 4.30pm
4 April Wednesday 3.00pm – 4.30pm
5 April Thursday 3.00pm – 4.30pm
11 April Wednesday 3.00pm – 4.30pm
12 April Thursday 3.00pm – 4.30pm
West Taylor Bridge Friday Clubs Competition
From Tuesday 20 March
Tuesday - Ambiwerra - 3.45-4.45pm
Touch Football Training
Friday - Ambiwerra - 6.45-7.45am
The West Taylor Bridge Friday Club competition presents students with the opportunity to develop skills, match play and team work against a variety of local schools. The competition is held at a variety of local venues between 1.00pm and 2.30pm every Friday. Touch Football is to be held at Souths-Graceville Junior Rugby League Club, Graceville Avenue, Graceville and Netball at Faulkner Park (Western District Netball Association) Graceville. Parents who are wishing to collect their daughters directly from the venue are to contact the form teacher on Friday morning so that teachers in charge of that sport are advised early. Parents are to sign students out with the allocated teacher. All Touch Football and Netball training sessions are held at Ambiwerra Sports grounds and a bus will collect students and take them back to school in the mornings and take them to Ambiwerra for the afternoons. Trainings – Netball is held on a Tuesday afternoon from 3.30-4.45pm and Touch Football will be held on Friday mornings from 6.45am-8.00am. It is an expectation that girls wishing to participate in the Interschool Netball and Touch Football attend a training session each week.
Interhouse Cross Country Details
The Interhouse Cross Country will be held on Thursday 22 March at Ambiwerra Sports Fields. Whilst girls in Prep, Year 1 and Year 2 will still be dropped off at school as normal, parents of girls in Years 3 to 6 are requested to drop off their daughters at the Ambiwerra fields in the morning after 8.10am. Where parents are not able to do this, girls in Years 3 to 6 may still be dropped off at school and they will be taken down to Ambiwerra at 8.20am. Prep, Year 1 and Year 2 girls will be transported to the Ambiwerra fields by bus before their race. A note has been distributed to all students in Years 3 – 6 and a return slip specifying drop-off details was due back to class teachers last Monday.
A program for the carnival has been distributed to each girl in the Junior School. This program provides a map of the course and race distances for each age group as well as results from the previous year. A map of the Cross Country course can be found on the Cross Country page of Aidan’s Central.
House coloured shirt, checked skirt / shorts and sports cap are to be worn on this day. Girls may compete in the brown athletics shorts or bike pants. The sports uniform, including sports shoes, may be worn all day (including to and from school).
Years 3 – 6 students will need to bring their morning tea with them to Ambiwerra. Girls wanting to order lunch from the tuckshop on Thursday must pre-order on Wednesday.
All students must bring a water bottle and sunscreen.
All students to bring a towel, spare socks and spare shoes.
All students are expected to participate – those with a medical condition must bring in a note. These students will receive a job to do for the morning.
Canteen and Snow Cones
The canteen at the Tennis Centre will be open for coffee and refreshments for parents. Snow Cones will be available for students to purchase after their race - cost is $4.50.
Parents are to please note that the gate to Ambiwerra will be closed as of 8.30am on the morning of the Cross Country to help ensure the safety of all students racing. No cars are to enter/exit after this time (until all events are completed). Parents are kindly asked to park within the streets surrounding Ambiwerra.
Nominations are being called for girls 11-12 years to trial for the Eastern Taipans District School Sport 11-12 Years Girls Hockey. Girls need to nominate through Ms Jeanes-Fraser by Monday 26 March. Numbers are limited and therefore girls must have a background to Hockey and playing experience. Girls who are interested need to see Ms Jeanes-Fraser for the appropriate paperwork.
Bus Travel to and from Ambiwerra – for training
Please be reminded that for morning training sessions, girls should be dropped at the Ambiwerra sporting fields (Erinvale St, Corinda) by parents. At the conclusion of the session, they will be transported to school on the school bus. In the afternoons, students will travel to Ambiwerra on the school bus (Kathleen St) and parents should collect them from the sporting fields at the designated time.