2023 Canterbury Secondary Interhouse Swimming Carnival | 8:30am – 3:15pm, Thursday 5 October (Week 1, Term 4) @ Canterbury College Aquatic Centre

Dear Parents, Carers and Students,

Canterbury’s Secondary Interhouse Swimming Carnival is an important day for the College, and reflects our commitment to providing students with an all-round academic, performing arts and sporting experience.

This event caters for both participation and competitive races and carnival attendance is compulsory.

All students are expected to participate in the carnival as swimmers/competitors and/or as active supporters of their House.

What: 2023 Canterbury Secondary Interhouse Swimming Carnival.

When: 8:30am – 3:15pm, Thursday 5 October 2023 (Week 1, Term 4).

Where: Canterbury College Aquatic Centre.

Who: All Secondary School Students & Staff.

Hosts: Canterbury Secondary Sports Department.

Uniform: Students must wear their full Sports Uniform – House shirt & Canterbury sports hat, including sports shoes and socks, to and from school – NO thongs!

Contact: Secondary School Administration – T: 07 3299 0843 | E:

While participating students may wear:

Boys: Swimmers OR PE shorts.

Girls: One-piece swimmers OR tank top swimmers (NO bikinis as stomachs must be covered) with PE shorts.

Swim Caps: Students in Years 7-9 will wear their own House swimming caps, while students in Years 10-12 will be loaned House coloured swimming caps.

Nominations: There are no pre-carnival nominations required for competitive events.

Canteen: Students will have access to the canteen during normal school break times.

What to bring: Students will need to bring sunscreen, towel, hat, lunch and plenty of water.

To ensure the safety of all students at this carnival, it is important that staff are aware of any students who are not competent swimmers.

Please email Mr Arnie Marraiya by Midday Wednesday 4 October 2023 if your child cannot swim 50 metres comfortably and unaided – 

Yours faithfully,

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Mr Arnie Marraiya                                                                           Mrs Rebecca Adamson
Acting Director of Sport and Activities                                              Head of Secondary School