Support Skills Dates 2017

Below are the dates for Support Skills for 2017 – listed by group.

Group A:

Total: 4 sessions + 3 optional Sporting Activities.

  • Term 1: March 17th, + Optional Goalball on March 31st.
  • Term 2: May 12th.
  • Term 3: September 1st, + Optional Swimming Carnival, August 4th, + Optional Blind Cricket, September 22nd.
  • Term 4: December 1st.

Group B:

Total: 7 sessions + 3 optional Sporting Activities.

  • Term 1: March 10th, + Optional Goalball on March 31st.
  • Term 2: April 28th (Arts Big Day Out), May 26th, June 23rd.
  • Term 3: July 21st, + Optional Swimming Carnival, August 4th, + Optional Blind Cricket, September 22nd.
  • Term 4: October 27th, December 8th.

Group C:

Total: 7 sessions + 3 optional Sporting Activities.

  • Term 1: March 3rd, + Optional Goalball, March 31st.
  • Term 2: April 28th (Arts Big Day Out), June 2nd.
  • Term 3: July 28th, September 15th, + Optional Swimming Carnival August 4th,   + Optional Blind Cricket, September 22nd.
  • Term 4: November 3rd, December 8th.

Group D:

Total: 4 sessions + 3 optional Sporting Activities.

  • Term 1: February 24th (Excursion to Art Centre), + Optional Goalball on March 31st.
  • Term 2: May 19th.
  • Term 3: August 25th, + Optional Swimming Carnival, August 4th, + Optional Blind Cricket, September 22nd.
  • Term 4: November 24th.

Group E:

Total: 7 sessions + 3 optional Sporting Activities.

  • Term 1: February 17th, + Optional Goalball on March 31st.
  • Term 2: April 21st, June 9th.
  • Term 3: August 11th, September 8th + Optional Swimming Carnival August 4th, + optional Blind Cricket, September 22nd.
  • Term 4: October 20th, November 10th Graduation and Careers combined with Group F.

Group F:

Total: 7 sessions + 3 optional Sporting Activities.

  • Term 1: February 10th, March 24th + Optional Goalball on March 31st.
  • Term 2: May 5th, June 16th.
  • Term 3: August 18th + Optional Swimming Carnival, August 4th, + Optional Blind Cricket, September 22nd.
  • Term 4: October 13th, November 10th Graduation and Careers combined with Group E.

Optional Activities:
Students must register in advance if they wish to participate in any of these activities.

There may be a small charge for some activities.

Families may be required to fill in a registration form to cover the sporting group’s insurance requirements.

We reserve the right to cancel any activity if there is not enough support or registered interest.

  • Goalball, March 31st, half day program 9:00am to 1:00pm, run at SVRC using the Donvale PS Gym. Supported by Goalball Victoria and Rob Apps from ExSight Sports
  • Swimming Carnival: August 4th, Half day program, 9:30am to 1:00pm. Genazzano FC Pool Kew. Will also involve a visit to another pool as part of the preparation in Term 2.
  • Blind Cricket: September 22nd, half day program, 9:30am to 1:00pm cricket grounds at the rear of Vision Australia 454 Glenferrie Rd Kooyong. Hosted by the Victorian Blind Cricket Association.

The above activities will be open to all students who are vision impaired in Victoria. They must register and complete the necessary paperwork if they wish to participate.

If you have any questions about any of these program please contact Garry Stinchcombe at the SVRC.