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Essentials for Schools

jr jack attack bowls logoBowls 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 six 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: 

New Jr. Jack Attack Schools

  • Jr. Jack Attack – Coach delivered (New Jr. Jack Attack kit)
  • Jr. Jack Attack – Teacher delivered (New Jr. Jack Attack kit)

Existing Jr. Jack Attack Schools (must have Jr. Jack Attack kit)

  • Jr. Jack Attack – Coach delivered (Existing Jr. Jack Attack kit)
  • Jr. Jack Attack – Teacher delivered (Existing Jr. Jack Attack kit)

  • Jr. Jack Attack – Coach delivered (Existing Jr. Jack Attack kit and scoring wedge)
  • Jr. Jack Attack – Teacher delivered (Existing Jr. Jack Attack kit and scoring wedge)

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. 

COSTS

 Package Options Teacher Delivery Coach Delivery 
Jr. Jack Attack *

(Includes purchase of Jr Jack Attack kit)
$1,000
 $1,450

(cost of kit + coaching @ $112.50 per hour, based on four sessions of 45 mins – 1 hour each)
Existing Jr. Jack Attack**

(Includes purchase of scoring wedge)
$150

$600 (min) – $2000 (max)

(cost of coaching - min cost based on coach price of $112.50 per hour with four sessions of 45 mins - 1 hour each)

Existing Jr. Jack Attack**

(School has Jr Jack Attack kit and scoring wedge)

$0 $500

(cost of coaching @ $112.50 per hour, based on four sessions of 45 mins – 1 hour each)

* Jr. Jack Attack kits (essential equipment) must be purchased for new Jr. Jack Attack Schools

** Must be an existing Jr. Jack Attack School


EQUIPMENT

Jr. Jack Attack kits have been specially designed for school-aged children and are a complete package.  The bowls are light-weight and child-sized so children find them easy to handle. Jr. Jack Attack kits are essential equipment for delivering your program. 

Jr. Jack Attack kits include: 

  • 16 soft green bowls
  • 16 soft purple bowls
  • One target mat
  • 50 cones
  • Eight mats
  • Eight jacks
  • One wheeled equipment bag
  • 14 Jr. Jack Attack Activity Cards

Jr. Jack Attack kits are $1000 to purchase. Additional equipment and Jr Jack Attack kits can be purchased directly from Bowls Australia. For safety reasons, Bowls Australia does not recommend the purchase of any hard ceramic bowls for the use by primary school aged children.


Jnr Jack Attack Kit

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CAN TEACHERS DELIVER?

Yes, teachers can deliver bowls in Sporting Schools by meeting the requirements below. 

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BOWLS:

You will need to:

  • Hold a valid state and/or territory teacher registration
  • Confirm adequacy of insurance
And meet the following requirements:


CONTACT

Bowls Australia
Email: sportingschools@bowlsaustralia.com.au
Phone: (03) 9480 7100

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