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Interschool Sport

 
INTERSCHOOL SPORT
During the school year students have the opportunity to be a part of interschool sport held during school curriculum time.  Transport to and from venues is via bus from the College, but parents are more than welcome to attend. 
 
YEAR 6 INTERSCHOOL SPORT
Year 6 interschool sport is held during Term 3 with all students attending.  Students play on four Friday’s throughout the Term against other local primary schools from the Caloundra Coastal District. 
Student choose to be involved in either:
·         Netball (girls)
·         Soccer (boys)
·         Rugby League (boys)
·         Oztag (boys & girls)
·         Basketball (boys & girls)

YEAR 7 INTERSCHOOL SPORT
Year 7 interschool sport is held in two seasons during Term 1 and 3.  The competition runs on Thursday afternoons from approximately 12:30pm on the last 5 weeks of Term 1 and throughout all of Term 3.  Teams compete against southern schools from the Central District area and alternate between home and away games.
With set numbers of teams and players for this competition, students must trial to be part of Meridan teams. 
Trials are held early in Term 1 and towards the end of Term 2. 
 
The Term 1 competition is a summer season consisting of the following sports: 
·         Boys Cricket            
·         Boys Basketball        
·         Boys Softball           
·         Boys Touch              
·         Girls AFL                 
·         Girls Basketball        
·         Girls NRL tag            
·         Girls Softball       
The Term 3 competition is a winter season consisting of the following sports:
·         Boys AFL                
·         Boys Rugby League 
·         Boys Soccer            
·         Boys Volleyball       
·         Girls Touch             
·         Girls Netball           
·         Girls Soccer            
·         Girls Volleyball       
YEAR 9 INTER-COMMUNITY SPORT
Year 9 sport is integrated into the Health and Physical Education program and is ongoing across the year. 
All students participate as part of the required core HPE course, and are assessed on their performance across four physical activities.
Class teams undertake training to develop skills and strategies during the first 4 weeks of term. Classes then undertake a 6-week round-robin competition against other HPE classes each Tuesday afternoon during Session 4. 
Throughout the year classes rotate through four different activities specifically designed to enhance basic skills such as throwing, passing, catching and kicking, as well as key sporting components such as coordination, spatial awareness and reading play.
 
Activities include:    
·         Bounsketball
·         Street Hockey
·         Soccer
·         Ultimate Gaelic Vortex