Junior School - Sport
CVAS recognises the benefits of playing sport and promoting healthy living. Students PK-12 have a range of opportunities to participate in sporting activities both individually and as part of a team,
CVAS is a member of the North Coast Sports Association (NCIS) which organises sporting carnivals in Swimming, Cross Country and Athletics. This allows students to represent their School and also provides an opportunity for further selection in representative teams in the Combined Independent Schools Association at State level.
The NCIS also organises competitions for the member Schools in Netball, Hockey, Tennis, Surfing, Rugby and Touch Football.
Junior School Sport
The Junior School offers students a varied and dynamic sports program for all year levels from Prekinder through to Year 6. Junior School students have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of sporting activities, programs and events throughout the year.
K-2 Sport develops sporting skills through drills and ball skills, which lead to the playing of modified summer and winter sports. This age group also holds their own Fun Runs, Swimming Carnival and Athletics Days, with the inclusion of Prekinder.
Students in Year 3 through to Year 6 participate in Winter and Summer sports throughout the year. They have the opportunity to choose from sports including:
Netball, Hockey, Rugby, Touch football, Cricket, Basketball, Squash, T-ball, Volleyball, Dance & Aerobics and Tennis. They also engaged in activities such as: Jump Rope for Heart, Gymnastics and the SMASH Program (Multi-Skills program) as part of our PE focus.
All students in Years 3-6 participate in the whole school Swimming Carnival, Cross Country and Athletics Carnival. From these days students are selected to represent our school at an NCIS level. Other NCIS representative sports include: Hockey, Netball, Rugby and Tennis.
The Active After School Sports Program has also been adopted at CVAS. This program which takes place weekly for 1 hour each week after school and encourages participation and active lifestyles.
Swimming ProgramLiving close to the water makes us highly aware of the importance of safety around and in pools, lakes and the ocean. Due to this all students from Kindergarten through to Year 6 take part in the CVAS Junior School Swimming Program each year.