RSC Update - Term 1, Week 5
1. SCHOOL OPPORTUNITIES
- Sporting Schools Term 1 Funding: REMINDER TO SPEND!
- RESCHEDULED: Tasmanian All Schools Mountain Bike Championships
- Badminton 2022 STBA Opportunities
- CANCELLED Northern Schools Orienteering Championships
- 2022 SLST High School Surf League POSTPONED
- National Ride2School Day 2022 & Ride2School Workshops
2. PROFESSIONAL LEARNING
- Inclusive Sport Academy Online Learning Platform
- The Ultimate Outdoor Classroom: 2 Day Immersive PL
- Sporting Schools Funding: Term 2 applications close 18-March
4. COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITIES
- AFL Umpiring
- Inclusive AFL Clinics
- Wynyard Auskick
- Hobart Phoenix Basketball: Term 1 Aussie Hoops
- MyGolf Programs available in Tasmania
- Tasmanian Girls Golf Day
5. DEADLINES & REMINDERS
- Come and Try Frame Running: Events this week!
Funds must be spent this term if your school received Sporting Schools Funding for Term 1 this year!
Schools are encouraged to undertake teacher delivered programs if possible to reduce the need for having external coaches on site.
Explore all Teacher Delivered Packages available by scrolling down to veiw the table at the bootom of the Sporting Schools ‘Who can deliver’ web page.
Remember, schools must deliver a minimum of four x 45-60min sessions, so there is still time to deliver a program and expend your funds before the end of Term 1.
If you require additional ideas or have any queries please don't hesitate to contact the Regional Sport Coordinator team for support - firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: 1300 785 707
- 20 May 2022
- Closing Date - 14 Apr 2022
Participation event/race for Secondary/College students.
Cross Country lap event plus short timed stage (mainly downhill). Tracks are set to take into account riders who may not have much experience. Ability to ride on singletrack recommended but no racing experience required.
See attached document for more information.
Email Adrian Cooper for entry spreadsheet.
Adrian Cooper - St Patrick's College
The Southern Tasmanian Badminton Association are exicited to offer a number of school and junior opportunities for 2022.
Southern High School’s Badminton Roster in Term 2
- Registrations are now open for our High School’s Roster, for grades 7-10.
- Compeition is played Term 2 on Friday afternoons.
- Registrations close 25-March.
- Please see the below flyers which include all information regarding this roster including, Entry Forms, By-Laws, Score Sheets and a Frequently Asked Questions document.
- If your school is able to host games, it would be greatl appreacited if you can let STBA know as soon as posisble.
Southern College’s Roster in Term 3
The Southern College’s Badminton Roster will be running in Term 3 on Fridays this year. Put it in your calendar and more info will follow in Term 2!
If you have any questions at all about schools related items please contact email@example.com.
General Booking Opportunities for Schools
At the STBA in South Hobart we offer year round opportunities for court hire, casual use and coaching. For more details and pricing please see the below flyer.
Phone: 0488 788 426
Unfortunately due to the restrictions brought about by COVID-19 and corresponding lack of entries, this event has been cancelled.
There may be the possibility of holding it later in the year.
The Northern Schools Orienteering Championships was scheduled for Friday 1st April.
The championships are open to all students in primary, secondary and college.
The LSSSA Orienteering series has not been run in Term 1 this year, meaning the students haven't had a chance to get any orienteering practise in, but any interested students will still be able to compete and will be very welcome.
There is more information on the event in the attached document, and contact numbers and emails for further enquires.
Donelda Niles - Esk Valley Orienteering Club
After careful consideration, due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 situation and impact that is already being seen within schools statewide, the 2022 High School Surf League has been postponed for later in the year (Term 4).
Please contact, Training and Community Programs Manager, Leanne Johannesen should you have any questions regarding this change.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Leanne Johannesen - Surf Life Saving Tasmania
Phone: 0447 287 847
National Ride2School Day 2022 is fast approaching with the big day falling on Friday 25th March, 2022.
To sign up to be involved in this fun, free event for your school, head to ride2school.com.au or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Ride2School Program's free Bicycle Education and ActiveMaps workshops are also free and available to all schools across Tasmania.
If you or your school have new bike riding infrastructure, want to get more students active in how they travel to school or want to ensure if student are riding they do it safely, please get in contact with Program Manager Shane Holland.
Shane Holland - Bicycle Network's Ride2School Program
Phone: 0417 316 971
Special Olympics recently launched a new online learning platform, Inclusive Sport Academy, to help enhance skills and abilities within the sector to deliver sporting programs for people with intellectual disabilities or autism.
The Academy provides a destination for knowledge and support for ongoing development with future resources to support effective delivery of sport-specific programs that meet the unique needs of people with intellectual disabilities or autism.
To access the Inclusive Sport Academy, use the username and password you registered for SOA Learn. You can reset your password, by clicking 'Forgot Password?'.
Inclusive Sport Academy will be an important knowledge base, hosting resources that can be applied across all disciplines of sport and physical literacy and will be critical in the continuous development of supporters of people with intellectual disabilities or autism.
Join Kara Spence (Nature. Be in it) and Lisa Ford (The Resilience Co.) OUTSIDE for their annual immersive 2 day Nature learning PL opportunity. Be quick- this books out every year.
Learn all of the practical logistics of learning in Nature and develop a deep understanding of why it is vital for children's development. Whether you are just starting out in Nature Play, or are keen to take your Nature classroom to the next level- this 2 day workshop will give you the skills and confidence to help your students thrive outside.
Includes morning tea (cooked on our own fire if weather permits), lunch and endless fun. We will explore hand tools, fire, ropes and climbing, Inquiry based learning and links to curriculum. We will discuss risk taking and our role in supporting healthy risk taking and managing this within a school context.
We spend the majority of the 2 days outside, and a COVID safety plan is in place.
Discounts for earlybird or group bookings. Bookings Via www.naturebeinit.com
Kara Spence - Nature. Be in it
Phone: 0430 181 925
- 28 Feb 2022 - 18 Mar 2022
- 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Sporting Schools offers grant opportunities for primary schools, and targeted grant opportunities for grade 7 & 8 students. Grants support the delivery of sport-based programs to help students build the confidence and capability to be active for life. Sport Australia has partnered with more than 35 national sporting organisations (NSOs) to facilitate delivery of Sporting Schools programs. The objectives of Sporting Schools are to improve children's fundamental movement skills to encourage lifelong participation in physical activity, increase the awareness of the value of sport in schools, engage children in high quality sporting programs, connect children with sport in their local communities, and develop the capability and capacity of sport to drive nationwide participation growth.
AFL Tasmania are currently recruiting Umpires, and part of that campaign involves recruitment through schools!
AFL Tas are offering a FREE information session with interested students around Umpiring - to provide students with the benefits of being involved:
- Improved health and fitness
- Chance to make new friends
- Great to put on a resume
- Involved in the community
- Get paid!
Schools are asked to gauge the interest of students and let AFL Tas know a time and date that suits the school.
Please reach out to Matt Phillips if you would like more information or want to book in a session!
Matt Phillips - AFL Tasmania
Phone: 0418 476 987
New Horizons and AFL Tasmania are offering 4 inclusive AFL Coaching Clinics.
Participants must sign up or be current members of New Horizons Tasmania, FREE to new North West Members.
- Wednesday 16th, 23rd, 30th March and 6th April
- 5 - 6pm
- Dial Regional Sports Complex, Penguin
- Ages: 5 - Adults
Participants must be vaccinated against Covid-19.
Katie Mitchell - New Horizons Tasmania
Phone: 0408 146 973
The Wynyard Auskick Season has just kicked off and continues through to June this year.
Richard Douglas - Wynyard Auskick
HOBART PHOENIX BASKETBALL – TERM 1 AUSSIE HOOPS
Aussie Hoops provides boys and girls with a fun and safe Basketball experience that serves as an introduction to a lifetime of involvement in the game. In addition to promoting healthy and active lifestyles, the program serves as a platform for social development and inclusion - fostering stronger and more vibrant communities and individuals.
BENEFITS FOR CHILDREN
- Children learn the fundamental motor skills for future physical activity and sports participation.
- Children learn the basics of fitness conditioning, muscle management and well-being.
- Respect for others as well as social, team work and cooperation skills are developed.
- Contact with coaches, ambassadors, older children and parents provides valuable role modelling.
- Children are exposed to multi-functional environments creating greater self-confidence.
Dwain Davie - Hobart Phoenix Basketball Association Inc.
Phone: 0407 781 662
All Boys & Girls aged 5-12 years are invited to register for a MyGolf Program at your nearest MyGolf Centre.
MyGolf is Australia's national junior introductory program - a 10 week program designed to develop skills and introduce junior to the sport.
Sessions are delivered by PGA professionals or community instructors.
Come along & have some fun playing golf.
Simon Weston - Golf Australia
Phone: 0438 667 331
Golf Australia invites all girls aged 7-16 years to attend a girls only golf day at Royal Hobart Golf Club on Sunday 10 April.
- Equipment will be provided
- All sessions delivered by female professionals & community instructors
- 10-April, 11.30am-4.30pm
- $50 including lunch
- The sessions will be offered in a fun & welcoming environment
Simon Weston - Golf Australia
Phone: 0438 667 331
A reminder that the Come & Try Frame Running events are happening across the State this week.
Kevin Faulkner - ParaQuad Tas / Physical disABILITY Sport TAS
Phone: 0412 463 387