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Mission Statement

To facilitate the provision of quality sport and recreation opportunities to member school students as a medium that:

• upholds values of tolerance, respect, acceptance, service, equality and commitment

• recognizes and celebrates our differences and gifts

• has implicit health and social benefits

• Promotes and engenders healthy active lifestyles.

 

Constitutional Aim

The aim of the Association is to promote the ideals of Christian education among the students attending member schools by encouraging mutual respect and acceptance through the provision of sporting, social and recreational activities.

Lightning Carnivals

The ACC aims at providing a sporting function which gives students of all abilities the opportunity to participate in their chosen sport and to represent their school in accordance with the main aims of the ACC’s Constitution. It specifically caters for those students who do not easily gain selection in the general stream of teams.

Athletic Carnivals

It is the aim of the ACC to conduct a series of carnivals, providing annual competition in accordance with its Constitution. It also aims at providing a culmination to athletics conducted in physical education programmes, giving individuals the opportunity to further develop their skills whilst representing their school.

Swimming Carnivals

It is the aim of the ACC to conduct a series of carnivals, providing annual competition in accordance with its Constitution. It also aims at providing a culmination to swimming conducted in physical education programmes, giving individuals the opportunity to further develop their skills whilst representing their school.

Cross Country

The Association aims at conducting a cross country carnival which provides students with the opportunity to participate and to represent their school in accordance with the main aims of the Constitution of the ACC.

Inter-School Sport

COASTAL ASSOCIATED SCHOOLS (CAS) - it is the aim of the Coastal Associated Schools, as a Sub-Association of the Associated and Catholic Colleges, to conduct interschool sport, encouraging participation, sportsmanship and healthy competition.

NORTH EASTERN ASSOCIATED SCHOOLS (NEAS) - it is the aim of the North Eastern Associated Schools, as a division of the Associated & Catholic Colleges, to further develop an interschool sporting competition, promoting participation, sportsmanship, leadership and socialisation amongst students.

NORTH WESTERN ASSOCIATED SCHOOLS (NWAS) - it is the aim of the North Western Associated Schools, as a division of the Associated & Catholic Colleges, to further develop an interschool sporting competition, promoting participation, sportsmanship, leadership and socialisation amongst students.

NORTHERN ASSOCIATED SCHOOLS (NAS) - it is the aim of the Northern Associated Schools, as a Sub-Association of the Associated and Catholic Colleges, to conduct interschool sport, encouraging participation, sportsmanship and healthy competition.

ROCKINGHAM AND KWINANA ASSOCIATED SCHOOLS (RKAS) - it is the aim of the Rockingham & Kwinana  Associated Schools, as a Sub-Association of the Associated & Catholic Colleges, to provide an interschool sporting competition, promoting participation, sportsmanship, leadership and socialisation amongst students.

SOUTHERN ASSOCIATED SCHOOLS (SAS) Senior- it is the aim of the Southern Associated Schools, as a Sub-Association of the Associated & Catholic Colleges, to provide an interschool sporting competition, promoting participation, sportsmanship, leadership and socialisation amongst students.

SOUTHERN ASSOCIATED SCHOOLS (SASJ) Junior - it is the aim of the Southern Associated Schools, as a Sub-Association of the Associated & Catholic Colleges, to provide an interschool sporting competition, promoting participation, sportsmanship, leadership and socialisation amongst students.

Inclusive Sports

Inclusive Sports Program (ISP)

The aim of the Associated and Catholic Colleges of WA (ACC) is to provide quality sport and recreation activities that cater to all levels of student ability. The Inclusive Sports Program (ISP) is integral to the ACC mission and provides students with a disability equitable access to sporting and recreational opportunities. The program is specifically targeted at students whose disabilities may hinder their inclusion in school based or inter-school sporting events.

Representative & All Star Teams

It is the aim of the association to provide opportunities for students to gain recognition for outstanding achievement through selection in representative and All Star teams. Representation can be honorary (swimming/athletics/cross country All Stars) or participative through carnivals, matches and tours. 

"Spirit" Service Awards

The Associated & Catholic Colleges of WA (ACC) recognises the contributions of member school staff, employees and appointed officials through the ACC “Spirit” awards. Award recipients will have demonstrated a long standing and significant contribution to the mission of the association and actively embodied the ACC maxim of “Sport in the Right Spirit”.

The ACC “spirit” awards are open to any person that has made a substantial input to ACC sport. The awards are not only open to employees of member schools and the association but also to volunteers and community officials. The “Spirit” Awards will be presented at the annual ACC Awards Presentation Ceremony or at an appropriate forum.

End of Year Function

The ACC aims at concluding each year’s activities by providing a social function for school representatives, sporting, physical education and support staff and special guests. Significantly it aims at expressing the concept of ‘Association’. Schools often take the opportunity to thank supporting staff for assistance given to their participation. The occasion is also used to acknowledge the efforts of individuals.