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Invercargill Schools Gymsports Festival

Event Details

 The Gymfest will be split into 5 sessions asfollows:

 Session1            Friday                  1:15 pm – 2:45 pm         James Hargest College

Session2            Sunday                8:30 am – 10am              Southland Girls High School & Waihopai School

Session3            Sunday                10:30 am – 12pm            DonovanPrimary

Session4            Sunday                12:30 pm – 2pm             Otautau School & Winton School

Session5            Sunday                2:30 pm – 4pm                Otatara School & Salford School


Please note the following important points:

  1. Only one spectator per athlete is permitted. This will be strictly enforced.
  2. All participants (athletes, coaches and spectators) are asked to use hand sanitiser upon arrival and before departure. Hand sanitiser will be available.
  3. All spectators are requested to either scan the displayed QR code or to notes their details on the contact tracing register.
  4. A basic canteen will be available.
  5. There will be no event programme.
  6. Certificates will be posted to schools the week after the Gymfest. There will be no awards presentation.
  7. gold coin entry fee for spectators.

Contact details

Book a School Tour

Come and see all that Southland Girls’ High School offers students with a school tour that allows you to see our facilities in action, while meeting the staff and the students.

Student tour guides will answer questions and offer a student’s perspective, before meeting with a senior member of staff to discuss your child’s enrolment.

To book in for a tour of the school, please email Nicola Macpherson on or telephone 03 211 6030.

Book a Tour of Enwood House

Come and see all that Southland Girls’ High School offers boarders with a tour of Enwood House that allows you to see our facilities in action, while meeting the staff and the students.

To book in for a tour of the boarding house, please email Jenni Dennis, or telephone 03 211 6030.

RISKS Disclosure

This event contains risks, including possible injuries. This event is managed by school staff or other organisations who will manage risk and hazards according to the school’s/organisation’s safety management plan. This includes careful consideration of all procedures while carrrying out the activites. While risks can be maintained to acceptable levels they cannot be totally eliminated. Some risk is retained for its learning and experiential value.

If you wish to come in to school to see our safety management systems or have any questions please phone 03 211 6030.


I understand that playing sport is an opportunity for me to learn, practice skills, and gain attitudes and values in an environment outside of the school.  I realise that this requires me to take on genuine responsibility for my own enjoyment and safety and that of others.

I agree to do the following to make this happen:

  • Show courtesy and consideration to others.
  • Follow the rules and instructions of staff and other supervisors at the events.
  • Look after myself and my personal belongings.
  • Declare medical conditions that could affect participation in the events.
  • Accept the rules set by the school for the events.

I understand that my parents / caregivers will be contacted and I may be sent home at their expense if:

  • My actions are considered unacceptable by staff / supervisors of these events.
  • I breach the behaviour / discipline standards of the school.
  • My actions put me or others in any danger.
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