Sport News

Fantastic softball experience

Softball is a fantastic game which our Year 5 and 6 students enjoy learning and playing in Term 1 each year. Some have never played it before but find that it is a fantastic sport which is fun but also technical to play at a high level.  Three of our students took their softball experience
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Middle School Group B scuba dive

The Middle School Group B students completed the first dives of their PADI open water course last Friday. Conditions were excellent with good visibility and calm conditions. The majority of students made it through their skill sessions and dives without issue. Both Group A and B have two dives each before being awarded their certification.

Interschool softball cut short

Year 5 and 6 students have been practising their softball skills during Term 1 in preparation for the Glasshouse District Interschool Softball competition. Twenty girls’ and boys’ teams from local schools competed in A and B divisions in a two-day competition. Unfortunately, the wet weather and COVID-19 has meant that only Day 1 of the competition
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Sunshine for Lapathon

It is great to have some sunshine this week as our Lapathon Challenge has begun for Year 3 – 6 students. The rain last week made it tricky but classes are very keen to outrun every other class in order to win the prize. That prize is, of course, very sought after as it is
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Sunshine Coast School Sport cancelled

We have been advised by Sunshine Coast School Sport that all District, Regional, State and National School Sport trials and competitions have been cancelled until further notice due to COVID-19.  Congratulations to those students who have been selected and have already competed in these events this year and commiserations to those who were hoping to
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Secondary Sports Report Term 1 – Weeks 7 and 8

Changes to sport for the remainder of Term 1 SCISSA Volleyball and Soccer have been cancelled. Friday lawn bowls tournament has been cancelled. GCC Volleyball teams have withdrawn from the Senior Trish Buckley Volleyball competition. Sunshine Coast Secondary Schools Netball competition has been cancelled. Netball training is cancelled for the remainder of this term. Schools
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Josh and Chloe qualify for State Swimming Championships

Six 12-year-old students represented the Glasshouse District and three students represented the Independent District at the Sunshine Coast Regional Swimming Championships. Joshua Collins and Chloe Turnbull showed their class and as they both gained selection into the Sunshine Coast team to swim at the State Championships. Josh pushed the very best 16-year-old boys in every
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Secondary sports report Term 1 – Week 5 and 6

Independent District utilised the brilliant new venue at St Andrew’s Aquatic Centre. The twilight meet again gave our senior students the opportunity to fulfil their academic duties before launching themselves into the pool for their school. The later start time also provided more families with the opportunity to cheer on their Secondary students. It was
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Glasshouse District sporting opportunities

We have had several students selected into Glasshouse District teams this year and there are more opportunities to trial for a few different sports in the next few weeks. Two boys rugby league teams will be selected, one 12-year-old team and one 10 and 11-year-old team. There are two trial days, one being in Beerwah
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Equestrian at Glasshouse Christian College

There are opportunities for students who are competent horse riders to compete in Interschool Equestrian events throughout the year. We have a small but enthusiastic group of students and their families who compete in these events but we would love to have more students involved in this.  If your child is interested in these events
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