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1/08/2016
QSS In Focus Newsletter - AUGUST 2016
With the recent release of NAPLAN results it is worth noting the positive impact of regular organised sport in improving student academic outcomes. The following article by Dr Karen Martin, University of Western Australia highlights links between physical activity and academic achievement.
 
TEAMS TRAVELLING TO SCHOOL SPORT AUSTRALIA CHAMPIONSHIPS THIS MONTH
·         Basketball (All Ages) – Terrigal NSW – 6/8 to 13/8
·         13-16yrs Hockey – Melbourne VIC – 6/8 to 13/8
·         16-19yrs Netball – Melbourne 7/8 to 13/8
·         13-17yrs Golf – Adelaide SA – 14/8 to 20/8
·         Cross Country (All Ages) – Canberra ACT – 19/8 to 22/8
·         13-19yrs Squash – Wellington NZ 20/8 to 27/8
·         13-19yrs Football – Perth WA – 20/8 to 26/8
·         13-15yrs Volleyball – Sydney NSW – 20/8 to 26/8
·         10-12yrs Football – Perth WA – 21/8 to 26/8
·         Diving (All Ages) – Lightning Ridge NSW – 27/8 to 3/9
·         10-12yrs Netball – Melbourne VIC – 27/8 to 2/9
 
STATE TEAM RESULTS THIS MONTH
13-15yrs Girls AFL Qld Team 1 ranking 3rd & Qld Team 2 6th
13-15yrs Boys AFL ranking 4th
10-12yrs Boys AFL ranking 3rd
16-18yrs Rugby League ranking 4th
11-12yrs Rugby League ranking 2nd
11-12yrs Rugby League Qld Invitational ranking 3rd
13-15yrs Netball ranking 5th
10-12yrs Girls Hockey ranking 1st
10-12yrs Boys Hockey ranking 1st