Northern Region Athletics Carnival Success

Only two weeks into term four and there are many things to report. We started the term with 24 students competing at the Darebin Athletics Carnival, there were many outstanding performances. These successes led to 12 students who qualified for the Northern Region Athletics Carnival. Once again Fairfield students represented the school with distinction. The following students have qualified for the State Final:

  • 9/10 boys relay team: Jasper Hopkins, Uche Ozougwu, Angus Watson, Will Mooney
  • 800 metres: Will Mooney
  • 1500 metres: Tom Diamond

Best of luck boys and enjoy the opportunity to compete at a State Carnival.


Upcoming Sporting Events

Looking ahead we have some big events lined up in the gorgeous summer sun.

  • The grade 6 students started their interschool sports today against Bell Primary. Students will finish their summer sports season, which begun in term one this year.
  • Our grade 6 girls basketball team has qualified for a division playoff game against Preston West. The match will be held on Tuesday 25 October.
  • Good luck to the grade 5/6 girls participating in the friendly girls soccer competition on Wednesday 26 October. We hope for better weather this time round.
  • Fencing is once again coming to Fairfield Primary School for our grade 5 students. The program commences Friday 21 October and runs for four sessions on Friday mornings in the school gym. Please note, no fencing will be held on 11 November due to the district triathlon.
  • The Northcote District will run its annual triathlon on Friday 11 November. This is a team event with students forming teams of three—one swimmer, one runner and one rider. This is a fun event with the emphasis on participation. More details about this event will be sent home once teams have been drawn.
  • Our Junior School Sports day will be held on Tuesday 29 November and is run by the year 6 students.
  • Our year 3-6 House Swimming Carnival takes place at the Northcote Aquatic Centre on Friday 2 December.


More information regarding these events will be in the newsletters as the dates draw nearer.