InterHouse Cross Country

June 28, 2017 0 Comments





June 2017



The 31st INTER-HOUSE CROSS COUNTRY will be held in Wynberg Park on Friday 28 July 2017 from 10h00 to 12h30.This is an annual event in which every Grade 4-7 pupil is expected to take part.



Pupils unable to attend the cross country event must send a letter addressed to the Head of House, by Monday 24 July 2017. If your child is unwell on the day of the event a medical certificate will be required on Monday 31 July 2017.



Points are awarded for every child who completes the course.

Extra points for   : age group winners

                           : runners finishing inside set times.


Arrangements for the day are as follows:

  1. The school day will remain the same for Grades 1 to 3.
  2. Grades 4 to 7 will have lessons until 09.30 after which they will be transported to Wynberg Park for the start of the event at 10.00.
  3. Runners are to come to school in running togs with a school tracksuit. All runners will need to wear running/sports shoes. Runners to wear their house colours.
  4. At 09.35 pupils need to be transported to the starting point at Wynberg Park. Parking areas are provided off Trovato Link, near the fountain.
  5. The Senior’s (U12 – U14) will commence at 10.30 while the Juniors (U10/U11)will commence at approximately 11.00. All pupils must remain until the Junior Event is complete.
  6. The events should be finished at approximately 12.30.
  7. Children may then be taken home by their parents at 12.30 or, if not collected from Wynberg Park by 12.30, they will be transported back to The Grove from where they may go home.  Note:
  8. Over 400 children have to be transported to and from Wynberg Park. Should you be able to help, please note that the children who are taken to the venue must also be returned to school unless they have indicated that their parents are collecting them from Wynberg Park. Transport will be organised on a class basis by the class teachers. Please assist by filling in the tear-off slip below and returning it to your child’s class teacher.
  9. If the event is cancelled because of rain, a message will be put on the school communicator by 9.00am. The school day will then continue until 13.30.

N. B. Departure points

  1. Grades 4 & 5 – The quad                                         Please be here at
  2. Grades 6       – Gate 1 (Grove Avenue)                     9.15am
  3. Grade 7         – Tennis court gate
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