Secondary Sports Highlights
Arden awarded HZSA Best Performing Hills Zone School for third year in a row
For the third year running Arden was awarded the HZSA Best Performing Hills Zone school percentage shield. In the Hills Zone Arden also finished 2nd in all the HZSA competitions and carnivals. This is amazing result when you consider that Arden is the second smallest school in the zone.
Arden has had a very successful year of HZSA Sport competing in all the competition on offer. The School has also expanded the sporting program by entering two teams in competitions, where possible. The following teams are congratulated for their excellent achievements:
- 1st – Junior Girls Division B Netball, Open Boys Volleyball
- 2nd – Junior Girls Hockey, Junior Boys Indoor Cricket (Year 7), Senior Boys Football
- 3rd – Junior Boys Futsal, Senior Boys Touch, Open Boys Basketball, Junior Boys Basketball, Senior Girls Futsal.
Strong sports participation at Arden
2016 was another successful year of sport at Arden, with many students participating in representative carnivals, sporting teams and representative sport.
Participation in the three major sporting carnivals was again exceptional. Congratulations to the following Houses on their success: Swimming – Birnam, Cross Country – Birnam, Athletics – Sherwood.
Sporting achievements celebrated at Sports Presentation Assembly
In September Arden recognised the outstanding contributions students have made in sport for 2016 and their dedication at the annual Presentation Assembly. The guest presenters were Olivia Cason (Arden alumna 2015, a World Juniors 400m runner and Arden’s 2015 Sport Prefect) and Mrs Suzanne Atkins (Director of Carlingford School of Dance).
The assembly was led by 2016 Sport Prefects, Grace Craig and Cooper Pascoe. This year Arden also recognised the Year 12 students who have made a great contribution to sport at Arden