The annual Junior School Swimming Carnival for the boys in Years 3 to 6 was held in Week 10 of Term 1 in the Burchnall Sports Centre pool.
This year we trialed a new format, which involved a separate carnival for each year level which all involved really enjoyed. It was also great to be able to welcome our parents back to cheer on their sons.
Each event was a very competitive exhibition of Swimming with all boys striving to do the best for their House to maximise their points.
The Junior School Swimming Carnival is a good culmination of all the hard work the boys had done during their swimming lessons in the previous weeks. All of the boys are to be congratulated for their efforts in the pool and for the support that they showed each other.
The following boys were the top place getters for their age groups:
- First Charles Johnson
- Second James Teo
- Third Henry Estcourt Hughes
- First Jack Lai
- Second Alex Darcey
- Third Thomas Wallett
- First Willis Pratt
- Second Lucas Chen
- Third Jack Trussell
- First Jayden Zhang
- Second Ronan Daly
- Third Paxton Le
- First Harold Dai
- Second Albert Estaugh
- Third Lachlan Ridler
There are two cups that students in Years 5 and Year 6 have the opportunity to compete for during the carnival. These are the Edward Cherry Cup for the 4 x 25m Open Medley and the Gardiner Cup for the 100m Freestyle. This year James Teo (Year 6) swam exceptionally well and came away with first place in both events.
Although everyone tried their best, there can only be one winning house and Clayton Dyer came away with the trophy this year in what was a tightly contested event
I would like to thank all of the staff for their support and willingness to help out throughout the day. I would also like to thank Bernie Juckers and his team in the Burchnall Sports Centre for their help in setting up and ensuring that we had everything that we needed for a successful day.
Junior School PE and Sports Coordinator