Carey sport – Living the Positive Learner Attributes

Each week, Carey sports coaches and managers are asked to focus on one or all of the Carey Positive Learner Attributes. As we know, lessons learned on the field and court ring very true in life – it’s one of the main reasons we have such a comprehensive sports and activities program at Carey.

This week, coaches have been challenged to focus on ‘Connectedness’ as a theme – one which sits perfectly within the Carey sporting context. At the early part of the season it’s crucial for coaches and team managers to start building authentic relationships. There’s no doubt that great coaches uphold the connectedness attribute with their teams! 

Sports updates
Well done to all students and staff last week – the start of the season is always a busy one and thanks to your combined efforts we had a great start on Saturday at all Carey sports and activities.

Some quick reminders for all families:

  • Photos: Summer co-curricular photos will be held on Friday 24 May from 1.00pm–4.00pm. Students are to wear full winter uniform. Photos are for the Firsts teams and members of particular performing arts groups.
  • Uniform: Students must adhere strictly to the School’s sports uniform policy, both at trainings and games
  • Absentees: Team managers will be vigilant in marking rolls at training and any unexplained absences will be followed up immediately. On Saturdays, coaches will also mark a roll and forward any absentees to the team manager. Any student who does not provide a legitimate written explanation from a parent or guardian before the training or game will receive a detention.
  • Fixtures: Sports staff do a huge amount of work making sure the fixtures are correct. If in doubt, always consult the fixture on the Carey App or on CareyLink – this is the definitive information
  • Behaviour: We set extremely high standards of behaviour when our students represent Carey in sport – the same is expected from parents on the sidelines: healthy, positive cheering for both teams is the only acceptable form of support on Saturdays! 

Paul Jepson
Head of Sport