All Senior School Houses, Middle School and other Campuses will have designated areas to use as their meeting places throughout the day. These specific areas will be communicated in the printed booklet available on the day.


8.00am Parking available in Biddlecombe Avenue, Main Car Park (School Road) and the Handbury Centre for Wellbeing 

(Specific car parks on the Main and Perry Ovals - reserved only for those who procured them via the John Landy Car Park Online Auction) - Auction is now closed

8.00am Timbertop parents and students breakfast in the Dining Hall

9.30am Thanksgiving Service (Dining Hall lawn). All to be seated by 9.20am.

10.15am Prep to Year 4 Athletics Programme begins (Perry Oval)

10.30am         Year 5 to 12 Athletics Programme begins (Main Oval) - Click here to view where each House area is situated on the day (PDF 8MB)

11.30am Tour of SS Houses for current TT Parents (meet at Clock Tower)

1.00pm Lunch – Dining Hall (for students) or Food stalls
Performance by GGS TT and Corio Campus band (Dining Hall lawn)

1.50pm Afternoon Athletics Programme begins after lunch

4.00pm Timbertop students depart
Second performance by GGS band prior to presentations

4.45pm Presentations outside the Tunbridge Pavilion

Geelong Grammar School merchandise will be available from the Uniform Shop in the Handbury Centre for Wellbeing from 10.30am to 4.00pm.

The Handbury Centre for Wellbeing will be open between 10.30am and 5.30pm, while the John Court Café will be open from 10.30am to 4.30pm.

The following Support Groups will hold meetings / AGMs during the day:

  • 10.30am Newman Club (Aus Rules Football Support Group) AGM (Classroom Q01, ground floor, Main Quad)
  • 11.00am Tennis Support Group meeting (Classroom Q03, ground floor, Main Quad)
  • 11.45am Hockey Support Group AGM (Classroom Q02, ground floor, Main Quad)
  • 11.45am Doc Dunn Club (Soccer Support Group) AGM (Classroom Q04, ground floor, Main Quad)

Wet Weather

If it is confirmed that adverse weather conditions are likely to affect this year's Athletics Carnival, parents will be able to find information on the home page of the School Portal, as well as the news section of the GGS App. In addition, parents can contact the Corio wet weather number (+61 3 5273 9868) for information – a decision to cancel the Thanksgiving Service and Primary Sports Carnival will be made at 1.00pm on Saturday 14 September.