On the 14th of September the Year 3/4s went to Hooptime at Dandenong. OLGC had 10 teams playing. For some students this was their first basketball competition and for others it was a chance to play with class mates in a friendly competition. The All Stars boys won all their matches except for one, and made it through to the semi final which they won. They unfortunately lost the Grand final by 3 points to St Augustine. However, they made Regionals on a wild card. The All Star girls won all their matches and made it safely to the Grand-final which they won 16 – 4. They also progress to Regionals next term. The Future Star teams also played well and most teams made it to the semifinals but sadly all lost. They had a great day and enjoyed the chance to play with students from other classes. The Rookies also had a fun day and improved their basketball skills by the end of the day, with many shooting a goal. Their biggest score was 10 to 0. Hooptime is a chance for students to play in a fun basketball competition against other schools with referees. All of our students enjoyed this opportunity. Well done to our Year 3/4s and good luck to our All Star teams at Regionals.
Miss Cashin with her Future Star Oilers All Star Girls – Winners!
On 5th September, 89 students from Years 3-6 represented O.L.G.C at the Box Hill District Athletics carnival. This event was held at the Doncaster Athletics track. All our students tried their hardest and produced some awesome results. They also cheered loudly and showed lots of sportsmanship.
31 students finished 1st or 2nd in their event at District, so now progress onto the Whitehorse Division Athletics carnival. This included 4 of our 6 circular relay teams finishing 1st. This will be held on the first Wednesday back next term, which is the 11th of October. The event will be held at the Bill Sewart Athletics track.
Good luck to our Division Athletics team and well done to our District team! Keep training over the school holidays.
1st. O.L.G.C with 201 pts
2nd. Wattle Park with 161 pts
3rd. Saint Francis Xavier with 134 pts
4th. Box Hill North with 121 pts
5th. Birralee with 92 pts
6th . Kerrimuir with 71 pts
7th. Nunawading Christian College with 42 pts
Last Wednesday was the Prep to Year 6 House Athletics carnival at Box Hill Athletics track. All of students ran their fastest, threw their furthest and jumped as high and far as they could. There was loads of house spirit and sportsmanship being displayed and it was a fun day for all. Even the weather was kind to us. Congratulations to all of our students.
Prep – Year 2 Carnival Year 3-6 Carnival
4th Gold 743 points 4th Gold 545 points
3rd Blue 784 points 3rd Red 605 points
2nd Green 818 points 2nd Blue 610 points
1st Red 978 points 1st Green 615 points
Overall Points (House Athletics Cup)
4th Gold 1288 points
3rd Blue 1394 points
2nd Green 1433 points
1st Red 1583 points
Spirit Award: Blue House
2017 Athletics Champions
9 Years Boy: Chalie Kapa 9 Years Girl: Katie Hersom
10 Years Boy: Will Cullinan 10 Years Girl: Maya Clennett
11 Years Boy: Caleb Lingwood-Smith 11 Years Girl: Alana Warren
12/13 Years Boy: Oscar Kapa 12/13 Years Girl: Isobel Purcell
On Monday 24th July, all our Year 5/6 students participated in the Box Hill District Hooptime Day at Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre (MSAC). OLGC had 7 teams: an All Stars Boys and Girls team, 4 Future Star teams and a Rookies team for our beginner basketballers. It was a fun and tiring day with lots of basketball being played against other schools in our Box Hill District. As always, the OLGC teams played with energy and determination and displayed sportsmanship and fair play. We were also fortunate to have many talented parent coaches and scorers for our teams. Two teams: the All Star Girls and Future Star Oilers, won their pools and advance through to the Regional Hooptime competition. The All Star Boys team unfortunately lost their final. Congratulations to all of our players.
All Star Girls All Star Boys
Future Star Oilers OLGC Senior Hooptime teams
On Thursday 8th June, 15 students represented OLGC at the Whitehorse Division Cross Country at Ruffey Lake Park in Doncaster. It was a very hilly course and quite challenging but all of our runners showed determination and persistence. 6 of our runners finished in the top 12 for their age group which qualifies them for the Eastern Metropolitan Regional Cross Country Championships at Yarra Glen Racecourse. Congratulations to all of our runners for their effort and sportsmanship.
Anika K: 3rd (9/10 Yrs Girls)
Samuel H: 9th, Mackye M: 10th, Charlie K: 11th (9/10 Yrs Boys)
George T: 12th (11Yrs Boys)
Oscar K: 9th (12/13 Yrs Boys)
Regional Cross Country qualifiers Division Cross Country team
On Wednesday 24th May, 39 students represented OLGC at the Box Hill District Cross Country event at Westerfolds Park in Templestowe. It was a mild day and dry underfoot which made running the 2km and 3km courses almost pleasant. The students all tried their hardest and ran with determination and persistence, sprinting to the finish line. Most races had approximately 55 competitors and three quarters of our students finished in the top 20 which is an amazing result. Fifteen of our students finished in the top 10 and will represent OLGC at the Whitehorse Division Crosss Country event at Ruffey Lake in 2 weeks. Three students finished 1st in their age groups which is an amazing achievement and three students finished 11th and are first reserve for Division. OLGC were also fantastic spectators, cheering each other on at the finish line. Well done to all of our competitors.
Top 10 Results:
9/10 Years Boys : Mackye M 1st, Charlie K 2nd, Samuel H 3rd, Luke W 4th, Jake S 7th and Evan L 8th. Tom L finished 11th and is reserve.
9/10 Years Girls: Anika K 2nd, Katie H 5th and Anna J 7th.
11 Years Boys: George T 1st and Caleb L – S 8th.
11 Years Girls: Alana W 4th and Annabelle R – B 10th. Mary M finished 11th and is first reserve.
12/13 Years Boys: Oscar K 3rd.
12/13 Years Girls: Mia G 1st and Eilish H 11th and first reserve.
On Wednesday 3rd May, 2017, OLGC held their prep to Year 6 House Cross Country carnival at Deepdene Park. It was our second attempt at running the carnival due to torrential rain and hail the week before. This time it was sunny and warm and although a little wet underfoot, the students ran with lots of determination and chanted with enthusiasm demonstrating loads of house spirit. Well done to all of our runners. Everyone tried their hardest and earned valuable house points. Congratulations to our students who finished in the top 10 in their age group.
HOUSE CROSS COUNTRY RESULTS
GOLD 647 points 1st
GREEN 581 2nd
RED 573 3rd
BLUE 490 4th
Winner of the Spirit Award was Green House
TERM 2 PE LEARNING FOCUS:
- Development and practice of basic movement sequences
- Development of Fundamental Motor skills – throwing, catching, rolling, bouncing, dribbling and kicking
- Development and basic understanding of physical fitness
- Participation in games with and without equipment
- Cooperative play
- Understanding of boundaries and following simple rules and directions
Levels 1 & 2
- Performance of basic movement sequences – run & kick
- Development and practice of Fundamental Motor Skills – throwing, catching and kicking
- Development and understanding of physical fitness
- Understanding the body’s reaction to participating in physical activity eg. tired, hot, sweaty, thirsty, increased heart rate
- Cooperative play in partner and small group activities
- Demonstrating fair play when participating in games
- Identifying simple rules of games (soccer & warm up games)
Levels 3 & 4
- Practising and refining fundamental motor skills – kicking, catching, running
- Performing movement sequences in invasion field games (soccer & football)
- Examining the benefits of regular participation in physical activity and physical fitness to health and wellbeing, eg. .increases life expectancy , improves self esteem, increases focus, enhances quality of sleep, reduces chance of injury, weight control
- Demonstrating team work and fair play and adopting inclusive practices in games
- Applying basic rules and scoring systems when participating in games
- Application of basic game strategies and tactics in “invasion” type games (field games – soccer, football)
Levels 5 & 6
- Development and application of more specialised kicking motor skills
- Application of kicking skills in invasion field games and modified activities (soccer, football and hockey)
- Participation in physical activities to enhance fitness
- Understanding the impact of regular participation in physical activity on health and wellbeing, eg. increases life expectancy , improves self esteem, increases focus, enhances quality of sleep, reduces chance of injury, weight control
- Identifying fitness levels and exercise intensity by monitoring heart rate and recovery using the carotid pulse
- Application of game strategies to achieve movement outcomes in “invasion” games (field games – soccer, football, hockey)
- Demonstrating skills to work collaboratively and play fairly
- Participating positively in teams and negotiating roles and responsibilities