Essentials for Schools
Bowls Australia has launched an exciting new junior participation product called Jr. Jack Attack, aimed at bringing the sport of bowls to kids around the nation.Jr. Jack Attack is designed to enable kids to participate in an engaging format which is both fun and inclusive. Importantly, it can be conducted on a range of surfaces, including greens, carpets, concrete, wooden floors and just about anything else that is flat, which removes the restrictions of requiring a bowling green to introduce new audiences to the sport.
Bowls is unique in it’s level of inclusivity.
- Bowls is a sport that does not disadvantage any participants tall or short, strong or not so strong, male or female
- Provides an opportunity for every child to play and compete
- Fits perfectly within the Sporting Schools initiative
- Can be played before, during or after school; and
- Supports the Australian curriculum.
PRIMARY SCHOOL PROGRAM
Jr. Jack Attack offers four different packages to suit the needs of schools to help students develop skills and confidence around bowls based skills in a fun environment. All packages are available for age appropriate delivery with the program designed to meet the development needs of different age groups through the following structure:
- Jr. Jack Attack – Teacher delivered (equipment included)
- Jr. Jack Attack – Coach delivered (equipment included)
- Jr. Jack Attack – Coach delivered (must have existing Jr. Jack Attack kit)
- Jr. Jack Attack – Teacher delivered (including equipment hire)
Registered school contacts can login to their Sporting Schools account to access the Booking System and view all the packages available in more detail. You can also visit the Sporting Schools Help Centre for further information.
CAN TEACHERS DELIVER?
Yes, teachers can deliver bowls in Sporting Schools by meeting the requirements below.
You will need to:
Schools also have the option to purchase a Jr. Jack Attack Kit, which includes:
- 16 green bowls
- 16 purple bowls
- One target mat
- 50 cones
- Eight mats
- Eight jacks
- One wheeled equipment bag
- 14 Jr. Jack Attack Activity Cards
The cost for the equipment kit is $1,000 per kit. Contact Bowls Australia to purchase.
All program bookings and enquiries should be directed towards Bowls Australia:
Coach Approach (Bowls Australia Third Party Coach Provider)
Contact: Libby Kirchner
Telephone: (03) 9574 7100
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