The NSW Primary Schools and Combined High Schools Sports Association executive, in conjunction with the NSW Department of Education, made the difficult decision to suspend the representative school sport program for 2020 this includes Sydney North activities. A number of factors were taken into account when deciding to suspend the program: the ongoing uncertainty of the consequences to daily life of the COVID-19 pandemic; the associated health risks for participants, including students, teachers, officials, family members and friends who may have wished to attend the events; the timeframes to select teams and the logistics of conducting the championships in an uncertain environment.
It is our intention to commence the representative school sport pathway at the beginning of the 2021 school year, when all schools, students and families can participate in a safe environment.
The Sydney North SSA advises that the following State Championships will not proceed-
- NSWPSSA Boys’ Cricket
- NSWPSSA Girls’ Cricket
- NSWPSSA Athletics
- NSWCHS Boys’ Cricket
- NSWCHS Boys’ Water Polo
- NSWCHS Girls Water Polo
The Sydney North SSA advises the following events will not proceed –
- Secondary Water Polo 19 October 2020
- Secondary Water Polo 20 October 2020
- Stage 3 Water Polo- Woy Woy 16 November 2020
- Stage 4 3 v 3 Basketball- Terrigal 25 November 2020
- Stage 3 3 v 3 Basketball- Terrigal 26 November 2020
The following trials for 2021 events may be re-scheduled pending advise from NSW Health -
- Secondary Girls’ Cricket trials
- Secondary Girls' Softball trials
- Secondary Boys’ Softball trials
The Sydney North Primary AGM and Secondary AGM will go ahead. Details will be forwarded next term.
Advice for schools and zones remains unchanged and is available at: https://app.education.nsw.gov.au/sport/Home/PolicyAndGuidelines?cache_id=cff7b
Last updated: 15 September 2020
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