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Annual central west small schools sports day at CSU in Bathurst


Thursday, 29 Nov 2018

* Six small schools and 125 students expected to participate

* Presentation assembly will recognise students’ 2018 sporting achievements across the small schools

* Day will feature indoor and gymnasium sports and a barbeque lunch

Charles Sturt University (CSU) in Bathurst will host the annual 2018 Small Schools Gala Sports day on Friday 30 November.

Participating schools are from Sofala, Wattle Flat, Rockley, Black Springs, Meadow Flat and O’Connell.

Approximately 125 students, 10 teachers and 20 parents are expected to attend.

The students, teachers and parents will be welcomed to CSU at the presentation ceremony by Mr James Brann, Director, Engagement, in the CSU Division of Student Services.

Mr Brann said, “Charles Sturt University has a long standing reputation not only in Bathurst, but across its footprint for working with local communities, forming partnerships and encouraging an interest in higher education. What better way to do this by inviting primary school students onto our campus and be exposed to the University through a key unifier of participation in sport.”

Program for the 2018 Small Schools Gala Sports Day:

* 9.45am – School students arrive at CSU in Bathurst

* 10am - Presentation assembly recognising sporting achievements across the small schools for the year. Welcome and Acknowledgement of Country by Mr James Brann from Division of Student Services atCSU; held in building 1292, lecture room 223.

* 11am - Recess

* 11.15am - Ball games held in the CD Blake Auditorium (the gym, building 1220)

* 11am - 12.30pm - Sports rotations, in the gym or on the oval.

* 12.30pm - 1pm - Barbeque lunch held behind the CD Blake Auditorium

* 1pm - 2pm - Sports rotations, in the gym or on the oval

* 2pm - Event concludes

Media contact: Bruce Andrews, 0418 669 362

Media Note:

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