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FNQ Interschool Chess Championships – Round 2 2019

Date:May 31, 2019

TAS Teams enjoyed excellent success in Round 2 of the FNQ Interschool Championships held on 28 May due to their

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FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Rd 1 2019

Date:March 12, 2019

It was great to see 294 students competing in Round 1 of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships last

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Remembering Kara

Date:February 25, 2019

Today, we celebrated the life of much-loved teacher Miss Kara Pylypiuk.    The TAS Community is in mourning at the

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FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report – Finals 2018

Date:August 28, 2018

Finals of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships were held on the 23 August with 372 students competing.  The

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Trinity Day 2018

Date:June 8, 2018

We celebrated our 35th birthday at TAS this week, and were blessed to have Bishop Bill Ray deliver our Trinity

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Stargazing World Record Attempt

Date:June 7, 2018

On Wednesday 23 May, over 300 people gathered at TAS to participate in the World Record Attempt for the Most

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Learning, Believing, Achieving – The School’s Role in Developing Social and Resilient People

Date:June 24, 2019

I was fortunate enough to listen to a podcast recently of Bernard Salt who presented to the Independent Schools State

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Principal’s Message – Trinity Day 2019

Date:June 17, 2019

For those who missed the Trinity Day message from Principal Paul Sjogren about the importance of the three pillars of

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Principal’s Blog – Student Gain Analysis | NAPLAN

Date:June 5, 2019

NAPLAN Student Gain Analysis 2016 – 2018 data One way of measuring the quality of teaching and learning at a

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TAS – Top 3% of Secondary Schools

Date:March 7, 2019

Dear TAS parent/carer, We were pleased to receive contact recently from the federal government’s Chair of the Standing Committee on

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Year 12 Outcomes for Cairns Schools

Date:March 4, 2019

Dear TAS parent/carer, Some of you will have read the Cairns Post story last week on the Year 12 outcomes

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Principal’s Blog 2019 – Response to Fees

Date:February 1, 2019

Dear Parents Welcome back to another exciting year. Some of you may have read a story in the Cairns Post

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TAS Aquatic Centre

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, visit our website, or 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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