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FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Round 2 2017

Date:May 26, 2017

The second round of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships were held on the 18 May.  Over 300 students

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TAS in Action – Senior School Open Day

Date:April 28, 2017

Come and see the TAS Difference for yourself. Thursday 4 May from 2.30pm to 5.00pm with school tours leaving every

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Opening of Time Capsule – Class of 1998

Date:March 26, 2017

As declared on the plaque, the Time Capsule buried by the Class of 1998 was opened on Monday 20 March

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FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Round 1, 2017.

Date:March 7, 2017

Over 270 students competed in the first round of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships on the 2 March. 

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Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships Round 3

Date:August 23, 2016

Chess continues to grow in popularity, both within the FNQ region and at TAS.  304 students, including 120 TAS students, descended on

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YEAR 11 INFORMATION EVENING: A Great Success

Date:August 17, 2016

Students who attended our Year 11 Information Evening on Tuesday 16 August, declared the event a great success.  They were able

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 2 Week 10

Date:June 23, 2017

Just a reminder – keep up to date with what’s happening. Lots of news from TAS is posted on the

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 2 Week 9

Date:June 16, 2017

Just a reminder – keep up to date with what’s happening. Lots of news from TAS is posted on the

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 2 Week 8

Date:June 9, 2017

Just a reminder – keep up to date with what’s happening. Lots of news from TAS is posted on the

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 2 Week 7

Date:June 2, 2017

Just a reminder – keep up to date with what’s happening. Lots of news from TAS is posted on the

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 2 Week 6

Date:May 26, 2017

Just a reminder – keep up to date with what’s happening. Lots of news from TAS is posted on the

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 2 Week 5

Date:May 21, 2017

The TAS Aquatic Centre hosts SLSC royalty! It was great to see the North Queensland Branch of Surf Life Saving

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TAS Aquatic Centre

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The TAS Aquatic Centre offers coaching for students as well as pathways to state and national levels of competition.

From Learn to Swim through to advanced lessons, swimmers enjoy the world class heated and shaded pool set in a fun, friendly and social environment. The Aquatic Centre boasts Olympic electronic timing, ramp access, retractable shade cover, change rooms and a kiosk.

TAS Aquatic Centre features an Olympic standard 50 metre and 25 metre L-shaped pool with eight competition lanes and the ability to be configured for a variety of uses, including Learn to Swim lessons, coaching clinics and water sports.

For bookings and more information about the TAS Aquatic Centre, contact our friendly staff by phone 07 4036 8195 or email aquatic@tas.qld.edu.au.

School Swimming Program

At TAS we place special emphasis on the importance of mixing Physical Education training with education, to achieve success at all levels. The TAS Swimming Program is a compulsory part of the Junior School curriculum. All Junior School students swim twice a week during the school year, and develop their swimming skills through an intensive, well structured program. Senior School students continue to improve their swimming skills during Physical Education lessons.

TAS Learn to Swim Program

Providing Excellence in Learn to Swim

TAS Aquatic Centre has gained a reputation for providing high quality Learn to Swim lessons led by highly qualified instructors. Programs are of the highest standard and all staff are continually updating their skills to stay abreast of the changes and trends in the swimming field.

  • Held in a fun and friendly environment with experienced staff.
  • Class sizes that allow individual instruction.
  • For ages 6 months to adults with classes to cater for all skill levels.
  • Mini, Junior and Senior Swim Squads.
  • Fitness swimming groups.
  • Home of TAS Swimming Club.

Swim Squads

Swim teams compete in Regional, State and National Swimming Events and squads cater for junior through to senior swimmers.

Professional, qualified Squad coaches assist students and swimmers with individual and team goal settings.

The formation of the TAS Swimming Club has enabled students and outside school swimmers to enrol and compete as part of a swimming club based within the education environment.

Junior Program: Swimming all strokes over 200m, normally covering 2.5 km in an hour session.

State and National Program: Swimming 10 sessions per week, covering all strokes varied from Endurance to Sprint training.

Adult Fitness: Covering all levels of swimming and fitness, with programs to achieve individual goals. Young to mature adult swimmers, triathletes and dedicated fitness swimmers; all are welcome.

TAS Swimming Club

TAS Swimming Club’s mission is to be the peak professional swimming club. The club is committed to the growth of swimming as an essential life skill, a component of health and fitness, and a competitive sport. TAS Swimming Club seeks to improve the professional standard of club members through education and ethical practice.

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