Congratulations to all TGS swimmers who represented the School at the 2019 GPS Swimming Championship. Please click the link below to see an overview of the results.
6 March 2019
Good morning parents of our 2019 Toowoomba Grammar School GPS Swim Team.
This morning we held our final team training session incorporating a session with Sports Psychiatrist, Mrs Faye Youens, and sharing a BBQ breakfast.
This evening we have our team dinner and presentation leading onto an exciting and memorable day for the team on Friday.
Congratulations to all those swimmers who competed at the Darling Downs meet in Gatton on Tuesday, 5 March. These students broke an incredible 17 records on the day.
William Salmond: Continue reading
Please find below information regarding the GPS Swimming Championships Friday, 8 March 2019.
TICKETS FOR PARENTS/SPECTATORS
Parents requiring tickets to attend the GPS Swimming Championships are to contact Sandy Mathies via email firstname.lastname@example.org and advise how many tickets are required.
Once the tickets become available, parents will be able to collect them from TGS Reception.
Please click on the link below to check your sport selection for Term 2 2019.
If you think there is an error, please visit the Sport and Activities Office as soon as possible.
The 2019 GPS Swimming Championship will be held on Friday, 8 March at Brisbane Aquatic Centre. All Year 12 students are expected to attend and we also encourage students in other year groups to help support the TGS Swim Squad at this event.
Information regarding the event can be found here.
To register as a spectator please complete the online sign up below.
Sign up closes Tuesday, 5 March.
What a fantastic day February 12 was for all those boys involved in the two swimming championships. The Year 7 students were at TGS in the Aquatic Centre and the Year 8-12 students were at Milne Bay Aquatic Centre. The day showcased an outstanding level of athletic ability with a large number of records being broken across the age groups.
Jude Youens 14 Years
- 200m Freestyle 2.03.05. Previous record Tom Wilson 2.04.20
- 50m Butterfly 29.65. Previous record BJ Oates 30.67
- 50m Freestyle 26.36. Previous record Tom Wilson 26.86
- 100m Freestyle 57.44. Previous record Tom Wilson 59.84
William Salmond 15 Years
- 50m Butterfly 26.04. Previous record M Sweeney 28.07
Charlie Schoorl 16 Years
- 50m Butterfly 26.73. Previous record BJ Oates 27.44/ Drew Timbs 27.70
Cooper Bridgeman Open
- 50m Butterfly 27.97. Previous record James Buk 28.55
Isaac Cooper 15 Years
- 50m Backstroke 27.89. Previous record Braiden McCarthy 28.91
Juert Eerkens 13 Years
- 50m Backstroke 32.53. Previous record BJ Oates 32.89
The Age Champions and runners up on the day deserve every accolade as their results were tremendous.
The Overall points result saw Boyce House take out the title of House Swimming champions for 2019 – I congratulate those boys on a fantastic result.
Please see below for Age Champions and House Results
Runner Up –
The first official GPS pre-meet of the 2019 GPS Swimming season went underway on Friday, 9 February at Brisbane Aquatic Centre. Hosted the School, the swimmers were rearing to go under the guidance of newly appointed Captain, Charlie Schoorl.
Welcome back to TGS and I wish you all a great 2019. Term 4 last year we commenced our GPS
Swimming assault and we saw a good number of boys at our Wednesday morning training.
Keep up the spirit…in fact go beyond…drag your mates to Wednesday mornings…race hard against them
at House Carnival, mate versus mate, house versus house, for the best result for TGS at GPS 2019.
Dates to remember:
• 6.00am every Wednesday morning training and then BBQ breakfast
• Friday 8 February – Pre-GPS meet at Chandler (Sign up via the Google form)
• Monday 11 February – House Pre events – 200m Freestyle and IM.
• Tuesday 12 February – House Carnival…this is where it all happens.
• Friday 22 February – Pre-GPS meet at Chandler
• Sunday 3 March – Swimming camp at the Gold Coast
• Tuesday 5 March – Darling Downs Secondary School Trials
• Thursday 7 March – TGS Swim Team dinner and presentation
• Friday 8 March GPS Champs
Let’s be amazing!