Gala Day - Netball, AFL, Cricket - St Joseph's Narrabeen

Gala Day – Netball, AFL, Cricket

As part of the school’s PDHPE Program in Term 3 all the children in Years 3 to 6 will participate in a Gala Day. This year they are required to select a sport they wish to participate in. They all have the choice of Netball, AFL or Cricket.

Please read the information below and discuss with your child, the sport he or she would like to choose and fill in the Google Form Permission note by Wednesday 28th August as Mrs Frost needs to submit numbers and make teams.

DATES  –  Years 3 and 4 – Tuesday 24th September 2019
                  Years 5 and 6 – Thursday 26th September 2019

NETBALL  –  This is open to all boys and girls and is held at John Fisher Park, Curl Curl. Please complete current playing level and position to help with allocation into teams.

AFL  –  This is open to all boys and girls. In Years 3 and 4 all students from the 12 schools will participate in a series of skills sessions and mini games mixed with other schools. Please note students will not be playing as an SJN team as it is a skill development day. Years 5 and 6 will play games of AFL for the day. This is to be held at North Narrabeen Reserve, North Narrabeen

CRICKET  –  This is held at North Narrabeen Reserve and is open to all boys and girls. Please note that it is helpful that players have an ability to bowl at the stumps. Please note that if we do not have enough to fill a team in cricket and AFL we will be allocated a school to join and make up a combined team.

TRANSPORT  –  Netball will travel on the bus. AFL and Cricket students will walk to and from the venue.

UNIFORM  –  All students are to wear their sports uniform including a hat.

FOOD AND DRINK  –  Please bring recess and lunch, you may wish to include some extra healthy snacks. Plenty of water to drink is essential. There is no canteen at either venue.

SUNSCREEN  –  Parents, sunscreen must be applied at home for the day. It is advised that sunscreen is brought on the day for your child to re-apply throughout the day.

 PARENT HELPERS  –  We need parents to help with team supervision for the day. If you can offer your time to help supervise your child’s team on the day please indicate below. This would be greatly appreciated.

Please complete the Google Form Permission here by Wednesday 28th August 2019.

Thank you for your continued support and assistance
Stage 2 and Stage 3 Teachers