Cross-Country / Track and Field

Image 01The Cross-Country/Track & Field CCA functions as one big family – despite having 5 very distinctive group of students who specialises in sprints, jumps, throws, long distance and hurdles. We take in students from both junior and senior high levels, regardless of their background.

Year 1: Exposure at CAFÉ, Advanced CAFE. Students are exposed to the 5 elements of Track & Field: Sprints, Hurdles, Throws, Jumps, Distance Running.

Year 2: Students are allowed to try out the different elements and opportunities to take part in competitions at local school level against other schools are given. Specialisation in their events is optional. Optional for them to take part in VIA projects planned by seniors.

Year 3:Students are advised to start specialising in their events under coaches and teachers’ recommendations. They will then represent the college in the National Inter-School Track & Field/Cross-Country Championships (two separate competitions). Be a part of VIA projects planned by seniors.

Year 4: Students are taught to cope with the challenges faced academically and together with training sessions. Target setting in achievements for events intending to specialise in. Students will represent college in National Inter-School Championships and also in local school level competitions. Plan and execute VIA projects together with Year 5 students.

Year 5&6: Students are expected to have good moral grounding to be role models to their junior members. Apart from aiming for sports excellence in their own events, the senior members are expected to help guide and coach their junior members. Students will represent college in National Inter-School Championships and also in local school level competitions. Plan and execute VIA projects together with Year 4 students.

Opportunities to:

  1. Work with track teams from other schools
  2. Work with the National Sporting Association (Singapore Athletics Association).
  3. Meet with International Track Athletes and Local National Athletes.
  4. Enter various competitions for all disciplines and all ages (not limited to just school team members).
  5. Participate in Values In Action programmes like working with disadvantaged children and raising awareness for organisations.
  6. Leadership positions available for both senior and junior high levels.

The Track and Field team has gone ahead to make its mark in various competitions and events, and stands by a strong training programme for the team. Leaders will be nominated to attend the Youth Leadership Training Camp.