2020 Excellent Service to School Sport Award nominations are open

Recognise teacher excellence and outstanding contribution to student outcomes in school sport over an extended period of time by nominating them for the Excellent Service to School Sport awardNominations close on Monday 17.08.2020 (week 5 term 3).


A 'phased social distancing strategy' was implemented from Monday 16 March 2020 following advice from the NSW Department of Education.

The Department now advises that due to the COVID-19 outbreak and ‘social distancing strategy’, all programs for term 3 are now cancelled.

The health and wellbeing of everyone involved is paramount and at the heart of this decision. We recognise the pressures that schools are currently experiencing and supporting staff and students is our highest priority.

The Sydney East SSA advises that the following trials/championships will not proceed:

  • Primary Athletics
  • NSWPSSA Cross Country
  • NSWPSSA Netball
  • NSWPSSA Boys Touch
  • NSWPSSA Rugby Union
  • NSWPSSA Girls Rugby 7’s
  • NSWPSSA Golf
  • NSWPSSA Boys Softball
  • NSWPSSA Girls Touch
  • NSWPSSA Girls Softball


  • Secondary Trampoline trials
  • Secondary Athletics
  • NSW All-Schools Cross Country
  • NSWCHS Gymnastics
  • NSWCHS Athletics
  • NSWCHS Boys Tennis
  • NSWCHS Trampoline
  • NSWCHS Girls Tennis

All term 3 2020 Zone/District, Sydney East, NSWPSSA and NSWCHSSA activities will now be cancelled and will not be rescheduled during 2020.

The following term 3 trials will not proceed at this point, but the situation will be regularly reviewed and updates provided related to activities in term 4.

  • Primary Girls Cricket trials
  • Primary Boys Cricket trials
  • Secondary Water Polo trials
  • Secondary Boys Cricket trials

The following sports event has been cancelled for term 4, 2020.

  • NSWPSSA Athletics

All NSWPSSA and NSWCHSSA knockouts/statewide competitions have also been cancelled for 2020.

We thank you for your understanding during this time.


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