AAGPS Return to Sports Notice – 12/6/2020

AAGPS Sports Update – 12 June 2020

The AAGPS Chairman, Mr Mark Ticehurst, in consultation with the GPS Headmasters’ standing Committee, wishes to provide the following update regarding the return to GPS sporting programmes in 2020:

The designated re-commencement of sport is in Term 3, with Athletics to be held from 25 July 2020, and all other winter inter-school sports fixtures to commence no earlier than 8 August 2020.

Details regarding the final schedule of the Athletics Championships, the Rifle Shooting Championships, the schedule of all other winter sport competitions, and information regarding spectators will be provided once more Government and Health guidelines are released by the relevant sources in the coming weeks.

The AAGPS is committed to a safe return to sport for all students, staff, volunteers and our many families and friends in our wider communities. The return to sport will be accompanied by an AAGPS “Return to Sport Guidelines”, the details of which will be determined in consultation with the relevant authorities. A detailed risk management framework, cognisant of the COVID-19 environment, will guide the resumption of all sports and associated events over the coming season.

The AAGPS acknowledges that advice and the current situation has, and will continue to change rapidly. As the situation evolves, the AAGPS will continue to monitor, and act accordingly throughout the remainder of 2020.

For further information or clarification, please contact Mr Mark Ticehurst, AAGPS Chairman on 0427 990 761, or Mr Nigel Price, Executive Officer on 0497 012 143.