Issue no. 36
- From the Director of Teaching and Learning
- Performing Arts on the EDGE
- Christmas Snow Show Melts Hearts
- A Message from the 2020 Music Prefect
- Ethics Olympiad Champions
- Volleyballers Dig Deep for Glory
- Minister Honours Inspirational Saints Girls
- Saints Girls Learn the Art of Giving
- Wave of Knowledge for Year 5s
- Foundation Community Golf Day
- Bushfire Action Plan
- IT Hub Holiday Availability
- Gingerbread Challenge Spices Up
- Geography Students Sample Food Forest
- Parents’ and Friends’ Association AGM
- Junior School Vacation Care
- OSHC Temporary Relocation
- Year Level Representatives for 2020
- School Shop Reminder – Year 3 Parents
- Charging for Charity – Cambodia Service Learning Trip
- The Athlete’s Foot – School Rewards Program
- Sports News
From the Director of Teaching and Learning
The importance of feedback in education contexts is generally well understood. Our Continuous Reporting model in Years 7 – 12 is built around the timely and specific feedback that our teachers provide for our students on particular assessment tasks. Teachers are continually reviewing their practices and considering ways in which their feedback processes can be further enhanced so that students have a clear picture of what they did well, and where and how they can improve.
Professor John Hattie’s landmark 2009 study ‘Visible Learning’ identified feedback as a key influence on positive student outcomes. Interestingly, Hattie explained that feedback is ‘most powerful when it is from the student to the teacher…when teachers seek, or are at least open to, feedback from students as to what students know, what they understand, where they make errors, when they have misconceptions, when they are not engaged – then teaching and learning can be synchronised and powerful. Feedback to teachers helps to make learning visible.’
Many of our teachers already seek feedback from their students. Our Learning Management System, Canvas, enables students to post comments about assignments and grades. We also encourage teachers to seek feedback from their classes as part of our annual Growth and Learning Review self-reflection process. This term, we are trialling a more formalised student feedback system with four Year 8 classes. Students will be sent a link to a set of questions about their teacher, and they will be given some time in class to reflect on their learning experiences and then complete their responses. This approach gives the students a voice and is just one of the many ways in which we are continually seeking to refine our practices here at Saints Girls. Our plan is to use these student feedback surveys across Years 7 – 12 in Terms 2 and 4 2020.
Director of Teaching and Learning
Performing Arts on the EDGE
Over the past three Monday afternoons, 10 students having been singing, dancing and performing with musical theatre guest artist Michael Griffiths. This launched our Performing Arts EDGE program to extend our ‘triple threat’ students and develop repertoires so they are prepared to perform at various school events.
Michael, who adjudicated our Choral Night this year, brought with him a wealth of knowledge and experience which he has gained from years of performing in musicals around Australia and overseas, and in creating his own highly successful cabaret shows. During these sessions, the students worked hard to develop three musical theatre numbers from Rent, Little Shop of Horrors and Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.
Head of The Arts
Christmas Snow Show Melts Hearts
The countdown to Christmas is well and truly underway at Stonyfell!
This morning, our Reception and Mid-Year Reception students took to the stage in the Arts Centre for their Christmas Celebration. Fellow Junior School students, staff and proud parents watched on as the girls brought a merry story to life and shared their favourite elements of the festive season.
A Message from the 2020 Music Prefect
As a past vocal student of Wendy Hopkins, I always enjoy attending her Junior and Senior end-of-year concerts. Not only are the audience always treated to a wonderful performance from students of all ages, but the students themselves are given the opportunity to perform a solo piece (sometimes for the first time!) in front of a big, very encouraging audience.
Alongside these vocal concerts, last week, Mrs Kitching’s Year 10 Drama class performed their final assessment for the year. The incredibly powerful, hour-long piece titled Same explored generational differences in the use of social media and the strength of relationships. I am constantly impressed by the incredibly talented, extremely hard-working students from younger year levels and am very excited to see what Wendy’s students and the Year 10s have in store for us in 2020! It is valuable experiences in our Performing Arts and Music programs, such as being able to sing a solo in front of an audience and working collaboratively to produce a polished theatre production, that provide us girls with opportunity for self-growth and self-expression. In the lead up to our annual Carols in the Cathedral service and Presentation Night, the improvement of all Music students in what they play and their dedicated, committed nature always inspires me to continue applying myself fully and pursuing what I love. Should we choose to have confidence within ourselves and push ourselves out of our comfort zones, I believe our Performing Arts programs provide something for all students at Saints to enjoy and achieve excellence within. I am very humbled to have been chosen as Music Prefect for 2020 and I am looking forward to being a part of the further growth of our wonderful Arts Department and welcoming more students to the community.
2020 Music Prefect
Ethics Olympiad Champions
On Tuesday 19 November, two teams of five Saints Girls visited Loreto College to participate in the first Middle School Ethics Olympiad. The girls were challenged to think critically about ethical ideas in a collaborative and creative manner in competition with other schools around Adelaide on topics like caring for the environment, personal privacy and lying.
Many of the those participating were new to philosophy and ethics, so it was particularly exciting when one of our teams placed 1st in the State Finals. We are yet to hear the results of the other team but are immensely proud of all girls for participating and are happy to end the year on a high note.
Year 9 student
Volleyballers Dig Deep for Glory
Middle As defeat Immanuel 2-1
Finals time! To finish off a fantastic season, the Middle As played Immanuel College for the school pennant. The girls entered the game with a mix of excitement and nerves.
Unfortunately, Immanuel had a strong start and won the first set. Despite this loss, the girls kept their heads high with encouragement from our experienced players Lucy White, Ruby Deakin and Toni Christiansen. They fought back to win the second set.
In a tight and tense third set, Saints jumped to an early lead. Sivanthi Sivasuthan was a stand-out player; although not as tall as the rest of the girls, she made some important blocks, winning numerous valuable points to secure the win.
It was a great team effort not only from the girls on the court but also those on the bench continually cheering and supporting their teammates. This win was a wonderful end to a very successful year for the Middle A Volleyball team and it has been a pleasure to coach these girls.
Minister Honours Inspirational Saints Girls
South Australia’s Education Minister John Gardner has recognised Sarah Pike, Sabrina Passelli and Mahala Truscott for their remarkable work on the correction of club foot disability in Bangladeshi children by presenting them with the Minister for Education’s Children’s Week Senior Student Contribution Award.
With the assistance of professional mentoring, the girls designed an improved sole which will encourage more dedicated four-year wearing of brace shoes, as is required to complete correction of the disability. The girls donated their $5,000 in prize money from winning the inaugural Shark Tank eSchool challenge to support the cause.
“The achievement of these young citizens is truly inspiring, and they deserve recognition for the great work they are doing in their school life and within their community,” Mr Gardner said.
“These young people demonstrate the ideal qualities that will make them excellent leaders and influencers who will have a positive impact on the future of our State.”
Saints Girls Learn the Art of Giving
On Friday 15 November, the Year 10 Patteson girls travelled to Splashout Art Studios in support of our House Charity, Little Heroes Foundation. Little Heroes is a South Australian-based, non-for-profit organisation that supports seriously ill children and their families.
The aim of our excursion was to produce a series of six artworks that could either be auctioned to provide funds for the foundation, or be displayed in the foundation office to uplift the spirits of the families. We were fortunate enough to be mentored by the co-owners of Splashout and experienced artists Krystyna and Jenny, as well as foundation ambassador, Olympic Cycling Gold medallist Anna Meares. Speaking with Anna was so insightful; all the girls learnt so much about her sporting career and the many life lessons she has experienced throughout her journey.
In order to produce these artworks, we worked in pairs and spent half an hour on each piece in rotation. This was challenging as we had to all add our own touch to every painting, whilst respecting the work of the other girls.
Amongst the many highlights of the day was presenting Anna with a cheque which totalled the sum of all of the fundraising efforts of the Patteson girls over the past few years. The day was a wonderful opportunity for the Home Group to bond, learn some important lessons from Anna, gain some artistic skills from Krystyna and Jenny, assist Little Heroes, and produce some amazing artworks!
Year 10 student
Wave of Knowledge for Year 5s
In Science, the Year 5 girls have been exploring marine ecosystems, learning about adaptations and human impact on our oceans. They have found this study fascinating and have been highly engaged with their learning, creating infographics to raise awareness about plastic pollution, climate change, habitat destruction and rising water levels. On Friday of Week 5, we travelled to Christies Beach to undertake a beach ‘clean-up’.
We were delighted to find a relatively clean beach, but still managed to rid it of plastic. At school, the girls went through the rubbish, sorting the items into recycling and landfill, using mathematical thinking questions to reflect upon the data they’d found.
The girls also visited Port Noarlunga Reef, where they had the opportunity to embark on a guided tour along the shoreline and venture out to sea onto the reef. They thoroughly enjoyed exploring the reef, learning about the creatures that inhabit this environment and understanding the differences between grazers, predators and filter feeders. They enjoyed learning about the formation of the reef, intrigued by the Dreaming story, detailing how a spear was thrown off a cliff by indigenous Australian Mullawirraburka, with the spear head breaking to form the reef, providing an abundance of fish forevermore.
Olivia Coulter, Shelley Hampton and Sarah Mulraney
Year 5 Teachers
Foundation Community Golf Day
A huge thank you to our 13 sponsors and 56 community members who attended our St Peter’s Girls’ Foundation Community Golf Day at Mount Osmond Golf Club on Thursday 14 November. Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors and our major sponsor Southern Cross Cleaning, over $8,000 was raised for the Foundation, which will go towards our ongoing building works around the School.
On the green, the competition was fierce with a great mix of Old Scholars, current parents and supplier groups from our fantastic and supportive School community.
Congratulations to our winning Ambrose Team of current parents Toby and Primrose Langley, Bec Farquhar (Selwyn 1988) and Pieter de Witt. The winner of our annual Old Scholars’ Cup was Pam Hamilton (nee Cherry, Patteson 1966) – amazing work Pam!
We are currently in the planning stages for our 2020 events. If you have an interest in golf, feedback or advice and would like to participate in future years, please get in touch via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bushfire Action Plan
In light of recent fire danger, it is timely to remind families about the School’s Bushfire Action Plan.
The policy was developed in consultation with the CFS, MFS, Education Department and other stakeholders to ensure staff and students are prepared in the event of an emergency. A routine bushfire drill initially scheduled for Wednesday was postponed due to weather conditions and was instead conducted today. Staff guided students to the Arts Centre, which is the designated Bushfire Ready Building for St Peter’s Girls.
For more information, you can access our Bushfire Action Plan on the myLink parent portal by clicking the ‘School Documents’ menu item, followed by the ‘Whole School’ tab.
IT Hub Holiday Availability
Are you getting your daughter a new device for Christmas that will need to have the School data on it for 2020? What do you do if a device stops working during the holidays?
You won’t need to wait for school to return as the IT Hub will be open for much of the upcoming holidays from 8am to 4pm Monday to Friday. Please note, it will be closed from 23 December 2019 to 3 January 2020.
Gingerbread Challenge Spices Up
As part of our final unit on ‘Celebrations’ in the Year 10 World of Food class, we have been designing and creating gingerbread houses. Students have researched the many designs of houses with the aim of creating their own unique product. They have been required to create the templates for each of the walls and roof of their structure to ensure it fits together. They have also planned and ordered all aspects of the product such as the decorations and ingredients. They have considered the time available and appropriate storage and temperature control to ensure their creations are completed to a hospitality industry standard. This year’s creations have certainly been very impressive such as a reproduction of the School Chapel pictured above.
Jenni Manson and the Year 10 World of Food class
Geography Students Sample Food Forest
On 13 November, the Year 9 Geography cohort made their way to the Gawler Food Forest as part of an ongoing investigation surrounding permaculture and the overarching themes of sustainability that have underscored all the topics we have studied throughout the year. At the Food Forest, we were greeted by Graham Brookman, the Co-Founder of the farm who, alongside his wife Annemarie, aims to demonstrates how an ordinary family with a typical Australian income can grow their own food and create a productive and diverse landscape. Listening to Graham explain the various facets of permaculture and the way the family has built their farm up from nothing was an incredibly valuable experience, as he is clearly very passionate about the work he does. We were then given the opportunity to purchase produce from the Food Farm, and we all agreed that there was an immense difference in the quality and taste of this produce compared with that which you would buy at many shops. This visit was one that I’m sure our class will value for a very long time, and the information we learnt from Graham will be applicable well into the future.
Year 9 Geography student
Parents’ and Friends’ Association AGM
Thank you to everyone who came along to our AGM on Monday 18 November at the Feathers Hotel.
Our 2020 Executive for the Parents’ and Friends’ Association is:
President – Bronwyn Bartter
Vice President – Neil Pahuja
Treasurer – Maria Caruso
Secretary – Danielle Giuliani-Palmieri
We’d like to take this opportunity to thank Malcolm Godfrey for his terrific work as Treasurer in 2019.
Looking forward to a fantastic 2020 with lots of P&F Association events to celebrate our wonderful St Peter’s Girls’ School community!
President of the Parents’ and Friends’ Association
Junior School Vacation Care
Our next awesome instalment of Junior School Vacation Care is almost here. We have some great activities guaranteed to keep the children entertained through the break. With an array of excursions and on-site adventures, there is plenty of fun to be had.
Places are limited, so please click here to secure your booking now!
OSHC Temporary Relocation
Parents of R – 6 students are advised that the OSHC program, which was based in the Food Tech building, has been temporarily relocated to the transportable on the Oval.
To access the transportable, please use the main staircase outside the Stott Wing (with the St Peter’s Girls’ sign). Children will need to be dropped off and collected from the transportable.
Year Level Representatives for 2020
We are now recruiting and looking forward to receiving nominations for Year Level Reps for 2020!
We thank our 2019 Year Level Reps for their amazing efforts and dedication to the role in our 125th year. There have been so many fantastic year level events over the past year which wouldn’t have been possible without our valued volunteers.
In early 2020, Melissa and Fiona from the Community Relations Office will be holding a meeting in which Year Level Reps will be invited to attend, along with the presidents of our community groups at the School. This collaborative information session will set the scene for our 2020 events and give our Year Level Reps the opportunity to appropriately plan their year level events.
If you are interested in becoming a Year Level Rep in 2020 or you would like to nominate someone in your year level, please contact us as soon as possible.
Thank you in advance for your kind consideration.
School Shop Reminder – Year 3 Parents
Parents/Guardians of Current Year 3 Students:
As your daughter will be in Year 4 next year, there are a few different uniform items you will need to purchase before Term 1, 2020.
The junior blazer (cardigan) is replaced by a navy blue jumper and a blazer. The rash vest and solar pant is replaced by the School bathers.
It is advisable to make an appointment on 8334 2228, as the School Shop is currently working through new student fittings.
Charging for Charity – Cambodia Service Learning Trip
To support fundraising for the Cambodia Service Learning Trip, the fundraising team is selling portable chargers for just $40 via www.trybooking.com/BEYTR.
We are all very excited to take part in this trip, making life-long memories and seeing the impact of our fundraising in a community where we can improve the quality of life.
The Athlete’s Foot – School Rewards Program
The Parents’ and Friends’ Association is excited to be collaborating with the amazing team at The Athlete’s Foot, Burnside by joining their School Rewards Program.
This is a great fundraising opportunity, with $5 from every pair of shoes purchased being donated back to our School. This applies for each pair of shoes purchased for the whole family, across the complete in-store range of sports, school, work and casual shoes.
So head on down to The Athlete’s Foot at Burnside and check out their exclusive MyFit 3D fitting technology.
Please check the School’s uniform policy to ensure shoes are approved before purchasing.
Parents’ and Friends’ Association President
Cancelled due to weather
Middle C1 – Saints 12 defeated by Pembroke 24
The girls played their best but, unfortunately, went down by 12 in the end. Lilli Bennett hit a 3 for the first score of the game. I decided to try the girls in a 2-3 zone to see how they’d go; we had never run one before and, surprisingly, the girls understood it very well. We were able to stop Pembroke from scoring and went on a 6 – 0 scoring run! – Sharnee Jones (Coach)
Middle C2 – Saints 2 defeated by Pembroke 38
This was the last game to wrap up basketball for the year. The girls improved in their defence as the game went on but, unfortunately, were not able to sink baskets despite several close shots. They enjoyed some party food afterwards to celebrate the end of the season. They should all be very proud of how far they have come in such a short period of time. Well done! – Louise Neale (Coach)
Year 6/7 – Harry Long Carnival
Saints entered the annual Harry Long Carnival for Primary Schools in the shortened round-robin format. Saints won the first game against Pembroke easily then lost by 5 points to Trinity, who had many district girls playing, so to be that close was a great effort. The next two games could have gone either way, with the first against St John’s close throughout, but we lost by the 1 point. The following game, we drew with Seymour. In both of those games, the results could have been wins if we had shot better from the foul line.
In our final game, we met the undefeated Westminster and played our best game for the day, winning by 7. It showed how well the girls can play when they are on their game and making foul shots. Westminster went on to win the Grand Final, so it makes our final game win even better. The team gelled well as the day progressed to finish with 2 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses to place 4th overall. – Brenton Davies (Coach)
Saturday 16 November saw two regattas take place at West Lakes: Round the Island and a Junior Regatta. Unfortunately, our Senior crews were forced to withdraw from Round the Island due to illness. Round the Island is a major early-season target and a good indicator of form. Our Seniors were disappointed to not contest the event, but will have ample opportunities to test themselves throughout the rest of the season.
Our Junior crews competed in the Junior Regatta that followed. It was very satisfying to see the Year 8/9 A Crew of Chloe Porter, Maddy Harrex, Lilly Maerschel, Isabel Burmester and Alicia Toh (Cox) win their first round and notch their first race win of the season. However, at this stage of the season, process is more important than outcomes, and it was even more promising to see how all of our crews rowed. They showed substantial improvement from their performances at the two previous regattas of the season (Murray Bridge Regatta and West Lakes Regatta). The technical improvements that all of our Junior crews have made were reflected in their performances, both in times and placings. If our Junior crews can continue to make improvements at this rate, I look forward to seeing what they are capable of achieving later in the season! – Brynley Millward (Director of Rowing)
- RESULTS SUMMARY
SG 8/9 A 4x+ [Round 1] 1st
SG 8/9 A 4x+ [Round 2] 2nd
SG 8/9 B 4x+ [Round 1] 4th
SG 8/9 B 4x+ [Round 2] 4th
SG 8/9 C 4x+ [Round 1] 5th
SG 8/9 C 4x+ [Round 2] 4th
SG 8/9 D 4x+ [Round 1] 4th
SG 8/9 D 4x+ [Round 2] 3rd
SG 7/8 A 4x+ [Round 1] 4th
SG 7/8 A 4x+ [Round 2] 4th
Division 1 – Saints 4-31 defeated Pembroke 2-15
Singles: Ella Dnistriansky 6-0, Grace Beaumont 6-2, Adele Eaton 5-6, Bridgette Leach 6-0
Division 2 – Saints 4-30 defeated Pembroke 2-27
Singles: Ariel Spartalis 6-4, Eva Young 3-6, Sophie Abbott 6-3, Chase Hocking 6-4
Division 3 Blue – Saints 3-26 defeated Pembroke 3-22
Singles: Stella Clark 6-0, Lilly Alexander 6-1, Victoria Thorp 4-6, Zihan Huang 0-6
Division 3 White – Saints 1-19 defeated by Pembroke 5-33
Singles: Ayanna Roy 6-3, Helen Zhang 1-6, Gloria Zou 4-6, Nathara Perera 2-6
Division 4 – Saints had a bye
Junior Division 1 – Saints 628 defeated Wilderness 0-5
Singles: Chloe Richardson 4-1, Sophie Blight 4-1, Nicole Wang 4-0, Alison Francis 4-1
Junior Division 2 – Saints 3-14 defeated Wilderness 0-4
Singles: Alexandra Nguyen 4-3, Shirley Liu 4-0
Open A – Saints 1 defeated by Marryatville 3
The girls held consistent momentum in both attack and defence throughout, rucking the ball down with intent and shooting up in defence. They were able to keep the scores level by half-time, with 1 try each. An amazing try was scored by Ehi Oyugbo in the first half, breaking free and catching the opposition offside, allowing her to sprint and score. This game showed that the team is improving a lot since the first round against Marryatville. – Hannah Freeman (Captain)
Open B – Saints 6 defeated Mercedes
Saints had a fantastic finish to the season beating Mercedes’ top team! Our strong defence stopped the opposition from scoring on multiple occasions. In attack, we rucked quickly up the field and were able to implement many of the plays that we had been practising in training. Our team pressure resulted in the other team making mistakes which we were able to use to our advantage. Poppie Goldsmith and Ellie Anderson scored 2 tries each and Stephanie Smalls and Holly Cardone scored 1 each. The girls have had an amazing season and should be proud of their efforts! – Stephanie Smalls
Open C – Saints 5 defeated Seymour 0
The team came home with a convincing win against Seymour. The defensive pressure was strong and sustained, preventing any opposition from breaking through. In the first half, our attack was slow and it lacked momentum but, as the game progressed, it improved. Increasing our depth led to us hitting the ball at pace, creating a better sequence of rucks. We played a much more technical second half as we included wraps and quickies, moving the ball the width of the pitch to monopolise on the speed of our wingers. It was great to hear an improvement in the team’s communication, which contributed to the fluidity of play. – Olivia Kelly
Middle A – Saints did not play
Middle A – Saints 2 defeated Immanuel 1
Finals time! To finish off a fantastic season, the Middle As played Immanuel College for the school pennant. The girls entered the game with a mix of excitement and nerves. Unfortunately, Immanuel had a strong start and won the first set. Despite this loss, the girls kept their heads high with encouragement from our experienced players Lucy White, Ruby Deakin and Toni Christiansen. They fought back to win the second set.
In a tight and tense third set, Saints jumped to an early lead. Sivanthi Sivasuthan was a stand-out player; although not as tall as the rest of the girls, she made some important blocks, winning numerous valuable points to secure the win.
It was a great team effort not only from the girls on the court but also those on the bench continually cheering and supporting their teammates. This win was a wonderful end to a very successful year for the Middle A Volleyball team and it has been a pleasure to coach these girls. – Victoria Neale (Coach)
Middle B – Saints 2 defeated Immanuel 1
The team showed some strong network, consistent digs and serves to take the win against Immanuel. Well done to Lilli Bennett on making a seamless move up to her first game in Bs. MVP this week was Rebecca Holloway for improved attacking front court play. – Vicki Dent (Coach)
Middle C – Saints 0 defeated by Immanuel 2
The girls were on home turf and demonstrated the unexpected. There were numerous blocks from the girls high at the net, and Kathy Chen scored a number of points in a row from a serve she has been working on all term. Despite the loss, the girls, including many new to Volleyball this term, implemented skills they had been working on at training. – Alana Glapa (Coach)
Year 5/6 Blue – Saints 0 defeated by Seymour Purple 3
The team played against Seymour and had a great game, with incredibly close sets, but ultimately, just couldn’t get in front on the scoreboard. – Ava Loechel (Coach)
Year 5/6 Black – Saints 3 defeated Seymour Yellow 0
The team, consisting of Bella Chen, Alyssa Bo, Chanel Palmieri and Annabel Keough, came together to defeat their opponents in straight sets (25-18, 25-16 and 25-18). All four girls served and defended well, and their support and encouragement of each other was fantastic. – Kim Butler-Nixon (Supervisor)
Year 5/6 White – Saints 3 defeated Seymour Blue 0
The girls did a really great job of improving on elements we have been working on. The team of Alannah Godfrey, Charlize Cameron-Chilver, Tina Xiao and Asha Eaton started off very strongly, winning 25-6. In the second set, our communication was great, and we worked on more advanced spikes and still managed to win 25-14. Seymour put up a good fight in the last set, but our solid team pulled ahead, winning 25-23. I am very proud of the girls and their efforts over the past few weeks. – Jess Drewick (Coach)
Year 5-6 Silver – Saints 0 defeated by Seymour Green 3
This week the team of Eala Arthur-Slattery, Anna Venning, Abiola Ajao, Lucy Kitching and Sophia Langley showed lots of determination. Anna played a great all-round game and Sophia showed great team spirit (encouraging and high-fiving her teammates). – Georgina Keough (Coach)
Open A – Saints 17 defeated St Dominic’s 0
The girls had an amazing finish to the 2019 season with a brilliant win against St Dominic’s. This ensured the girls finished the entire year undefeated. Throughout the game, the team worked hard in defence to limit the shots on goal, and when these did occur, goalie Saskia Jonats stopped many attempts. The large lead saw the mercy rule implemented in the last quarter, with Saints a player down and Saskia Jonats coming out of goals. Despite this, the girls managed to turnover any attempt made by St Dominic’s, resulting in no goals scored by them. Best player was Olivia Goldsmith, who showed why she is described as the ‘heart and soul of the As’ due to her constant support in both attack and defence, as well as scoring 2 goals. It was an outstanding finish to the year! – Fiona Lethbridge (Captain)
Open B – Saints 19 defeated St Ignatius B 1
The Bs reigned triumphant over St Ignatius with an 18-goal winning margin. Once again, we saw the mercy rule implemented at half-time due to the high score, which at that point was 16 – 0. The girls worked hard together to have many counter attacks on goal and were constantly making an effort to assist each other in both attack and defence. Best player was Sophie Dansie for her amazing skills in attack, where she was able to complete many interceptions, and turn them into successful attacks on goal. Top goal scorer was Tara with 6 incredible goals. An awesome effort girls, well done! – Fiona Lethbridge (Captain)
Open C – Saints had a bye
Year 7/8 – Saints 7 defeated Seymour 6
The game showcased the impressive skills the girls have developed this year, with Scarlett Dillon and Olivia Reynolds scoring their first goals for the season. The girls were incredibly strong in both defence and attack, with all working together. – Gemma Rowe (Coach)