How do we group students?
Students are grouped according to colours on the Participant Registration Form (PRF) which you need to fill in before the day (please bring an updated copy on the day if there are any last minute changes). These colours will correlate to the activity/s the students will be participating in. See the Teachers Guide for more information.
When you arrive at the event you will be met by either the Local Organiser or the Event Assistant who will check your school in and give you a collection of coloured wristbands. Teachers are then required to hand these out to students according to the colour groups they are in. These coloured wristbands will quickly and easily identify where students are meant to be throughout the day. Once the day has started students can't swap wristbands or change activities.
How students are grouped is entirely up to the school and teachers, but keep in mind the ability to work well in a team is the most important ingredient for success. Please ensure there are 2-4 students per colour group.
The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.