From the Primary Sport Coordinator

“Don’t postpone joy until you have learned all of your lessons. Joy is your lesson.”- Alan Cohen

The following sports are on offer in Term 2: Girls Club (WDNA) Netball, Years 4-6 Run Club, Boys Years 4-6 Rugby, Boys Years 4-6 Football (Soccer) and Boys AIC Chess.

Girls Club Netball

Please check game times on the Western District Netball Association website. Remember to select the correct age and division from the Grade drop-down menu.

Years 4-6 Run Club

This Run Club is open to all Years 4–6 students. Run Club will be on twice a week on Monday and Thursday afternoons. The sessions will be run by St Peters running coaches. All runners should meet at the Lower Primary Undercroft at 3:20pm.

Training will take place from 3:30–4:15pm at Indooroopilly High Ovals and Robertson Park. Training will conclude at 4:15pm at the Lower Primary Undercroft. Run Club will conclude on Monday 28 May.

Years 4-6 Cross Country Training

  • Monday 3:30pm–4:15pm; and
  • Thursday 3:30pm–4:15pm.

Training starts and finishes at the Lower Primary Undercroft. Years 4-6 Cross Country Training concludes on Monday 28 May

Boys AIC Rugby

Training will begin on Wednesday 18 April:

  • Wednesday afternoon: 3:30–5:00pm at Mayer Oval; and
  • Friday afternoon: 3:30–4:30pm at Mayer Oval.

Boys AIC Football

Training will begin on Wednesday 18 April:

  • Wednesday afternoon: 3:30–5:00pm at Stolz Oval; and
  • Friday morning: 6:45–7:45am at Stolz Oval.

Boys AIC Chess Training

Wednesday afternoon: 4:00–5:30pm at BB2 (classroom next to Langer Library).

Years 5 and Year 6 HPE

It is Athletics Season in Primary HPE. All classes will prepare students for the Inter House Athletics Carnival on Friday 15 June. 

HPE Dates Term 2 

  • Athletics: Monday 21 May – Wednesday 20 June; and
  • Years 4-6 Inter House Athletics Carnival: Friday 15 June.

Article of Interest

This Amount of Exercise Keeps Your Heart Young

New research suggests that in order to keep your heart in the best shape, you should try to exercise for at least 30 minutes four to five times per week.

It’s well established that weekly exercise is important, and current government recommendations advise people to exercise for 150 minutes every week. But for people specifically interested in making sure their hearts are healthy, there’s been some debate over how much exercise is necessary.

“I think the main take-home message is that exercise needs to be part of your personal hygiene,” says Dr. Benjamin Levine, a professor of internal medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center and founder and director of the Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine. Levine adds that getting exercise should become as normal as brushing your teeth or eating dinner.

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Peter Dawson, Primary Sport Coordinator