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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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Online Safety and Cyberbullying | 11 June @ 6pm

Date:June 6, 2018

As parents, carers and educators, we are all very aware of internet safety.   On Monday 11 June, TAS is

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Rock Under the Stars 2018

Date:June 6, 2018

It was a great night’s entertainment from TAS students at the annual Rock Under the Stars concert held on 1

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FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Round 2 2018

Date:June 5, 2018

More than 330 students competed in the second round of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships on the 31

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Learning, Believing, Achieving – Farewell Class of 2018

Date:November 19, 2018

What a wonderful morning on Friday celebrating our Year 12 students finishing their secondary schooling. The Year 12 students themselves

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Learning, Believing, Achieving – Edition 1, Term 4

Date:October 30, 2018

Social Media and the Birth of Orthorexia I have recently been reading about eating disorders, social media and mental health

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Learning, Believing, Achieving – RSIC Conference

Date:October 5, 2018

Round Square International Conference, Ontario, Canada. 2018 Sunday afternoon 30/9 What an amazing event the Round Square International Conference has

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Learning, Believing, Achieving – Edition 7, Term 3.

Date:September 21, 2018

As Term 3 comes to an end, so do many of the sport seasons. I was lucky enough to be

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Learning, Believing, Achieving – Edition 6, Term 3.

Date:September 7, 2018

It was great to spend some time with Senior School staff on Monday afternoon as we discussed the TAS TALL

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Learning, Believing, Achieving – Edition 5, Term 3.

Date:August 30, 2018

Bookweek is a terrific week in the life of the school. I want to thank our wonderful Library staff (Kerrie,

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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, 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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