Rugby 7s Condors National Tournament 1-4 Dec 2023

Your child has been selected to represent the school at the NZ Secondary Schools Rugby Sevens Finals, more commonly known as Condors 7s.

Dates: Friday 1st December Travel, Saturday 2 December Tournament Day 1, Sunday 3 December Tournament Day 2, Monday  4 December Travel

Venue: Blake Park, 40 Kawaka Street, Mount Maunganui

AccommodationBethlehem Motor Inn, 176 Moffat Road, Bethlehem, 0800 500 535, Info@bethlehemmotorinn.co.nz

Flights

Flight Date From To Depart Arrive
NZ696 1 Dec Invercargill Auckland 1.00pm 2.55pm
NZ699 4 Dec Auckland Invercargill 10.15am 12.15pm

Players will be responsible for getting themselves to Invercargill Airport on Friday 1 December. Please ensure that you are at Invercargill Airport at 12.00pm on Friday 1 December for our group check in.

Each player is entitled to 1x piece of checked in luggage weighing up to 23kgs, and one piece of carry-on that does not exceed 7kg or 118cm when adding the height x width x length of your carry-on. For more information visit https://www.airnewzealand.co.nz/carry-on-baggage

Van Transport

We have been supplied with 2x vans for all other travel this includes the following.

  • Auckland Airport to our accommodation and return
  • Accommodation to Blake Park each day and return
  • Team trips to the beach, shopping, meals etc
  • Emergency reasons

The vans will be driven by parents Kelly Lafoga and Mason Middlemass.

Supervision: The team will be coached by SGHS staff member Nathan Muir and Maima Saili. Kelly Lafoga will help manage and stay with the team.

Cost: $700.00 this covers accommodation, food, fuel for the vans, entry fee and consumables such as first aid supplies etc. This to be paid by Monday 27 November

Medical: Please ensure that your childs medical and contact information are up to date at Student Services.

Further Information

Further information will be emailed out in the coming weeks as draws and itineraries become available.

This event contains risks, including those associated with travel e.g. flying and the use of public and private transport, injuries associated with the sport of rugby such as soft tissue and impact injuries such as broken bones, strains and concussion, and accidents that could happen during their daily activities e.g. falls, cuts and knocks.  This event is managed by school staff who will manage risk and hazards according to the school’s safety management plan.  This includes careful adhering to the itinerary, ensuring that all safety precautions are followed in accordance with the law, and appropriate supervision and monitoring of the entire group well-being.  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, feel free to contact Nathan Muir 03 211 6030 or Nathan.Muir@southlandgirls.school.nz.

It is important for safety reasons that students follow instructions given to them by all staff and follow all appropriate school rules. Behaviour by students that is deemed dangerous and puts themselves and/or others at undue risk will result in your daughter facing disciplinary actions on their return or sent home at the cost of the Whanau/parents or caregivers.

Please feel free to contact me at school with any queries 2116030 or nathan.muir@southlandgirls.school.nz.

Please complete the payment, health and permission form below by Monday 27 November 2023.

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, jenni.dennis@southlandgirls.school.nz or telephone 03 211 6030.

RISKS Disclosure

Weekly sports contains risks, including common injuries like strains, sprains, bruises and dislocations. These events are managed by the appropriate sporting body in conjunction with school staff who will manage risk and hazards according to the school’s safety management plan. This includes careful consideration of the risks, all risks will be outlined to the students. 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, feel free to contact Ashleigh Rabel 03 211 6030 or ashleigh.rabel@southlandgirls.school.nz.

It is important for safety reasons that students follow instructions given to them by all staff and follow all appropriate school rules. Behaviour by students that is deemed dangerous and puts themselves and/or others at undue risk will result in your child facing disciplinary actions on their return or sent home at the cost of the Whanau/parents or caregivers.

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.

STUDENT CODE OF CONDUCT

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.

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  nicola.macpherson@southlandgirls.school.nz or telephone 03 211 6030.

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