PE News – Week 7

Key Dates: 

Week 8: Tuesday 19 March CPS Swimming Carnival at Churchlands Senior High SchoolYear 3 – 6 ONLY 

Term 2 Week 2: Wednesday 24 April – Interschool Swimming Carnival at HBF Stadium – Year 4 – 6 ONLY 


Before and After School Activities 

During the school term, there will be activities happening most days of the week to keep your kids active before and after school.  Over the next few weeks, you will see flyers promoting various activities, if you are interested, please contact those organisations directly.  Running club will be starting back up on Wednesday mornings starting at 8.10 am from week 4. 


Running Club  

The team has currently run 412 km as a group so far this year.  Thank-you for showing up and doing your best. 

Running club is on Wednesday mornings starting at 8.10 am to 8.40 am.  For new families to Churchlands PS, Running Club is where students run laps around the school earning points for their faction. Exercising in the mornings has many health benefits and is a great way to start the day. 

Some benefits include: 

  • improved physical and mental energy,  
  • a better night’s sleep,  
  • reach your fitness goals, 
  • enhance your metabolism.   

A reminder that mugs for Milo need to be placed on the table outside the undercover area before 8.25 am.  Milo is a reward for the effort put in during running club.  

It is encouraged that students need to run at least 5 laps to get a Milo. Turning up late won’t allow enough time to get 5 laps done.    

Can you please click on the link and fill in the attached form, so Mr Marshall can organise your QR code card before your first Running Club. Kids of all ages are welcome to join in the fun, that is running club.  Remember to bring your QR code to every running club.  


CPS Swimming Carnival – Tuesday 19 March at Churchlands High School 

The Churchlands PS Swimming Carnival is taking place on Tuesday 19 March at Churchlands High School starting at 9:30 am.  All year 3- 6 students are involved in this awesome event and each student will compete in at least 2 races.   

All kids have been allocated races that suit their abilities.  Thank you to all those parents who contacted us to inform us of their child’s swimming capabilities. 

On Monday, the final information about the carnival will be sent out via Audiri and SeeSaw.  Please pay attention to where you can park your car.  Last year, we had a few complaints about people parking in Churchlands Senior High School staff carparks.  We are very lucky to be able to use the facility free of charge, so please respect this matter. 

Please see the information below regarding the structure of the event.  Remember this is not the Olympic Games!! 

The structure of this year’s swimming carnival is as follows.   

  • In each race there will be TWO swimmers per faction  
  • Each race is allocated the same number of points for the overall team totals.  
  • Each race is timed and overall individual standards for champion girls and boys will be determined on their time on the day.  
  • Each race is 25m, so all times are consistent.  
  • Just think of each race being like a heat at a swim meet, it does not matter what race you are in, as you have a chance to be OVERALL CHAMPION.  
  • The strokes will be freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke. 

Regarding swimming abilities, the safety of all kids must be put first.  All swimmers need to have passed level 5 to participate in the stroke events.  As to pass level 5 you need to be able to swim 25m freestyle.  If you feel your child is capable but is in level 5 or below please contact Mr Marshall at   

Those swimmers who are in level 5 and below will participate in some novelty events such as the kickboard race and noodle race.  As this will be the first swimming carnival for a lot of our students, we must make them feel comfortable in the water and make it as fun as possible.  

These events would not be possible without the wonderful help of the Churchlands community.  If you are available to help out on the day, can you please contact Mr Marshall at