Primary Sport

An update on what’s been happening in Primary Sport!


  • Our NISSA competition has finished for the year with our final Gala Day being held on Friday, 1 November.  We are very much looking forward to our 2020 NISSA competitions.
  • What an amazing competition that showcased countless instances of perseverance, teamwork, kindness and camaraderie of our students that supported our ethos of participation for all.
  • “Winning has a value for ego, but participation has value for life.” ― Debasish Mridha

Year 3-6 Swimming Carnival:

  • Congratulations to all the students who competed in the Years 3-6 Swimming Carnival. It was an amazing day where students displayed excellent house spirit.
  • Our age champions for 2019 are:
    • 9 Years:
      • Lauren Gittins
      • Felix Nielsen
      • Rocco Croucamp
    • 10 Years:
      • Mackenzie Barr
      • Ralph Nielsen
      • Mitchell Enchelmaier
    • 11 years
      • Mia Croucamp
      • Billy Harris
  • Congratulations to our winning house:
    • Bethel

Recent Congratulations:

  • Mackenna Magill – competed in QLD U12 Girls team at the recent National School Futsal Championships in early October. She has now been selected for the Australian Futsal U13 Girls team to tour Barcelona in Spain in April/ May 2020. Mackenna has recently accepted an offer to complete in an U13 NPLW team for football, which is the highest level of female football in QLD.
  • Morgan Lyall – recently took part in the National Interschool Equestrian Championships where she finished 3rd Place Primary Working Hunter and 13th Place Primary Preliminary Dressage.
  • Many of our students recently competed in the All Schools Aquathlon. A huge congratulations to all our participants as Genesis Christian College came away as the Champion School because of all their amazing efforts. Individual honours for the day go to Rocco Croucamp who medalled in 3rd place (Kids Male Aquathlon). Other notable placings were: Matthew Turner – 5th (Kids Male Aquathlon), Mia Croucamp – 17th (Primary Female Aquathlon) and Theo Hardie – 18th (Kids Male Aquathlon)
  • Nell Schoeman – participated in the Queensland Junior State Titles Indoor Cricket tournament as captain of his team who he led to become the U12’s Queensland Indoor Cricket State Title champions for 2019. Nell was subsequently invited to the Qld Indoor Cricket Development camp to be held early next year.
  • David Holmes – was selected to play at the Qld State Indoor Hockey Championships.
  • Lincoln Taylor – recently competed in the “Race of the Stars” which is an invite only, international event in the lead up to the V8 Supercars Gold Coast 600. Lincoln finished 2nd in this event.

Upcoming Events:

    • 22 November: QSS Relays Carnival

Louise McCarthy

Director of Sport – Primary