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Primary Cross Country

With beautiful weather and a light breeze, music blasting and students and parents cheering racers on, the stage was set for a fantastic morning of Cross-Country racing. Students from Years 3 to 6 participated in age division races ranging from 1.5km to 3km through a mixture of fields, bush and tracks and pathways. The highlight …

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Sport success for students

Hayley Wall, Tyler and Lily Short competed in the Victory College Interschool Equestrian competition in Gympie last weekend. The students competed strongly in their jumping height divisions and both Lily and Tyler rode two horses over the weekend. Hayley was Champion for 50cm and Reserve Champion over 60cm jumps. Lily and Tyler were both Reserve Champions …

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Sports Report Term 1, Weeks 3 to 7

This action-packed Sports Report has it all! Swimming carnival results, touch football details, exciting volleyball results and photos, plus much more. To join with us in celebrating GCC students’ sporting achievements, click HERE to read the full report.

Secondary Swimming Carnival

Read all about this exciting event by clicking on this link: Secondary Swimming Carnival GCC families can see all the photos on Pixevety.

Final Sports Report for 2020

The final Sports Report for 2020 is jam-packed with photos, information and results. We hope you enjoy reading it and celebrating our students’ sporting achievements with us. Here is the link: Final Sports Report 2020.

Primary Surfing Club

The Primary Early Morning Surfing Program this year was run in the last few weeks of Term 4. The students meet every Tuesday morning at the beach at 6:20 am just after sunrise. We were blessed with amazing surf conditions for all of our lessons. North Caloundra Surf School offer our College a largely discounted …

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Hannah and Izaac win top awards

The very best Primary athletes were rewarded for their efforts at the GCC Sports Awards Evening recently. Hannah Gassner and Izaac Kwarcianyi were awarded the highest Primary sporting award of Sportswomen and Sportsman of the Year.  It was great to be able to celebrate the sport that happened over the year with several highlights being …

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Secondary Sports Report Term 4, Weeks 5 and 6

Wait until you see what is in this action-packed Sports Report! Click on the following link to read all about GCC student achievements in sports over the last fortnight: Secondary Sports Report – Term 4, Weeks 5 and 6.

Triathlon and Aquathlon action

During the weekend Emma and Madison Small competed in the Triathlon Queensland All Schools Triathlon Championships where both girls were hoping to qualify to compete at the State Championships in Hervey Bay next January. Unfortunately, final results have not yet been posted but we think Emma placed 9th overall and Maddie about 30th.  The girls …

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Sports Report Term 4 Weeks 2 to 4

Another exciting Sports Report by Matt Beattie with some great shots of our students in action. You can read the full report and see all the photos here.

Swimming starts with a Splash!

Students are buzzing each week as they arrive at the pool ready for their weekly swim lesson. It sure started with a big splash in Desley Palmer’s Year 3 group when students were learning how to get to safety quickly after jumping or falling into deep water.  We look forward to watching students improve their …

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Volleyball School Sport Championships

Patrick McKenzie (Year 12) and Aiden McKellar (Year 12) recently represented the Sunshine Coast in the U19 Division at the Queensland School Sport 16-19 Years Volleyball State Championship in Brisbane.  Teams from across Queensland battled it out over the four days of the Championships. After initially playing some impressive games, the boys came up against …

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Lily Short – State Champion

Lily Short has had a busy holiday break competing in State Championships in Equestrian and is now the Queensland Interschool State Champion. Lily competed for Glasshouse Christian College against the very best primary riders in Queensland and won! She is the QLD State Primary Champion for the 90cm-1m class and gained selection into the Queensland …

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Battle of the classes

The Year 5 and 6 students have missed Interschool Sport this year so we had an interclass sports competition, called Battle of the Classes. Each class entered a touch football team and a netball team to do battle against the other classes. Students have been learning touch football and netball in PE during this term …

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We love gymnastics!

The Year 2 students have been very excited during their PE lessons as they have been learning lots of new gymnastics skills over the last four weeks. We had Eileen Fowler, a gymnastics coach, for this program which was funded by Sporting Schools. Students were given the challenge of creating a routine using five skills …

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Prep to Year 2 Cross Country

Students were either cheering, left sweaty after their race, or running as fast as their legs would take them through our new Cross Country course.  The rain held off to create some cooler running weather, the music was pumping and everyone was excited to see the runners race. With the new course layout, we were …

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Cross Country training

Wendy Stott runs cross country training every Tuesday and Thursday morning. It’s a terrific way to train and get fit at the same time. All the information is in the flyer below.

Secondary Sports Report Weeks 1-5

To read all the exciting Sports events over the last five weeks, click here. Video Gallery Athletics Carnival Video gallery Touch Football

Sport is back!

It is so great to have everyone back at school and back to normal PE lessons. We have been so impressed with the PE activities and other active endeavours the students have been doing at home. Thanks for your help with these activities – we have been impressed by the circuits everyone has designed and …

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Middle School Group B scuba dive

The Middle School Group B students completed the first dives of their PADI open water course last Friday. Conditions were excellent with good visibility and calm conditions. The majority of students made it through their skill sessions and dives without issue. Both Group A and B have two dives each before being awarded their certification.

Interschool softball cut short

Year 5 and 6 students have been practising their softball skills during Term 1 in preparation for the Glasshouse District Interschool Softball competition. Twenty girls’ and boys’ teams from local schools competed in A and B divisions in a two-day competition. Unfortunately, the wet weather and COVID-19 has meant that only Day 1 of the competition …

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Sunshine for Lapathon

It is great to have some sunshine this week as our Lapathon Challenge has begun for Year 3 – 6 students. The rain last week made it tricky but classes are very keen to outrun every other class in order to win the prize. That prize is, of course, very sought after as it is …

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Josh and Chloe qualify for State Swimming Championships

Six 12-year-old students represented the Glasshouse District and three students represented the Independent District at the Sunshine Coast Regional Swimming Championships. Joshua Collins and Chloe Turnbull showed their class and as they both gained selection into the Sunshine Coast team to swim at the State Championships. Josh pushed the very best 16-year-old boys in every …

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