Andrews Cup Gymnastics
The Andrews Cup Gymnastics teams are working extremely hard at early morning training sessions. Information letters have been sent home to team members providing information about the competition which is to be held at Somerville House on Thursday 1 November. Trainings will continue on Tuesday and Friday mornings at 6.00am – 7.30am at Splitz Gymnastics, Sumner Park. On the conclusion of each session, a bus will take the girls back to school.
West Taylor Bridge Friday Clubs Competition Semester 2 Interschool Sport
The 2018 Walter Taylor Bridge competition will recommence this Friday and I would encourage all girls to commit to their weekly trainings at Ambiwerra.
As with previous years, we have attempted to cater for as many students as possible with the training times but we recognise that due to the commitments of so many girls, we will not always be able to find a suitable time for all involved. Girls involved in Interschool Basketball and Softball are expected to attend a training session but if any difficulties exist, please contact Ms Jeanes-Fraser.
As a courtesy to staff and other coaches, please note the starting and finishing times for each session.
Girls are reminded of the expectation to attend a minimum of one training session of their chosen sport each week. Training for all teams for all sports (Basketball and Softball) is located at Ambiwerra.
Training sessions and coaches have been confirmed for Basketball and Softball teams – please see below.
Softball Training Sessions
Friday morning 6.45am-7.45am at Ambiwerra
Girls are reminded to bring their glove and water bottle.
Ms Rowe, Hannah King
Basketball Training Sessions
Friday morning 6.45am-7.45am at Ambiwerra
Ms Egan, Raquel Spies and Ms Jeanes-Fraser
Andrews Cup Softball Trials
The Andrews Cup Softball teams are working very hard with only 2 trainings left before the Andrews Cup competition which is to be held at Downey Park, Windsor on Tuesday 23 October.
Girls are expected to attend the 2 compulsory lead up trainings on Wednesday 17 October and Friday 19 from 6.45-7.45am at Ambiwerra. Girls are reminded to have arranged the hiring of the school softball pants from the Uniform Shop at the cost of $27, which includes a refund of $20 upon the return of the pants and the long, navy St Aidan’s socks (which must cover all of the lower part of the leg).
Wednesday 17 October 6.45am-7.45am Ambiwerra
Friday 19 October 6.45am-7.45am Ambiwerra
Andrews Cup Basketball Trials
The Andrews Cup MBC Invitational Basketball teams have commenced training in preparation for their competition which is to be held at the Hibiscus Sports Centre Carina, 90 Klumpp Rd Upper Mt Gravatt on Thursday 1 November 2018. The games will be an all-day carnival held against some of the schools that are involved in the Andrews Cup competition.
Girls are expected to attend Tuesday afternoon compulsory trainings at the Ambiwerra Basketball courts from 3.45pm-4.45pm. A school bus will be provided to take students to the venue.
Tuesday 16, 30 October 3.45pm-4.45pm
Friday 26 October 6.45am-7.45am
2019 Cross Country Preparation Training
2019 Cross Country preparation training continues with sessions created to enable the students to improve their general fitness leading into next year’s Junior School Cross Country season. Whilst the session is designed for girls in Years 2 – 6, younger students are also welcome to attend. One training session (Monday 6.45am-7.45am at Ambiwerra) will initially be available to the girls each week moving into the 2019 season. A bus will collect students and take them back to school in the morning. Ms Lauren Murry, our Head Cross Country Coach, will be overseeing the program.
Cross Country Training at Ambiwerra
Monday Time: 6.45am – 7.45am
2019 Beyond Athletics
The 2019 Beyond Athletics resumes this week on Wednesday 17 October at Ambiwerra from 3.45-5.00pm for girls selected. The program’s final Ambiwerra session will be held on Wednesday 21 November with the optional session to be held 1 December 2018 at the Sherwood Arboretum. With the weather being so hot, girls are reminded to bring their water bottles, sunscreen and wear their sports cap. On the conclusion of the school day, students have the option of being transported to Ambiwerra via the school bus. Parents are to collect their girls at the end of the session at Ambiwerra.
As a courtesy to staff and other coaches, please note the finishing times for each session.
Interhouse Ball Games
The Interhouse Ball Games Carnival will be held on Wednesday 24 October in the Christine Hartland Centre from 1.00pm – 2.00pm. Girls from Prep through to Year 6 will be involved in an extremely colourful and competitive afternoon of Tunnel Ball, Unders and Overs and ZigZag. All girls are encouraged to wear their House shirts and bring their House spirit for a very entertaining afternoon.
Swimming Squad Training (Target Andrew 2019)
Preparation for the 2019 swimming competition season commenced last week at the school’s pool. Session times are below.
The Junior School is offering five sessions at the school pool. One compulsory session is required should your daughter wish to be considered for the Andrews Cup team - either Tuesday morning or Tuesday afternoon.
• Note Tuesday is a compulsory day for all girls wishing to make the Andrews Cup Swimming Squad
• Sessions are available to girls in Years 1 – 6.
• Sessions are designed to prepare girls for the competitive swimming in 2019 (Andrews Cup, Districts and Interschool) and a certain level of swimming ability is a prerequisite for involvement. Girls intending to participate must be competent in swimming 25 – 50m in freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke and they must also be able to perform a dolphin kick.
• Girls must sign-in the St Aidan’s swimming attendance book at the pool for every session that they attend.
Andrews Cup and Interschool Sport Photos
With the Term Three sports concluded, I am looking at collating photos from as many Junior School sporting events as possible. If Sporting Captains or parents have any photos, can they please pass them on via usb or email (email@example.com).
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.