Senior Kapa Haka

Senior Kapahaka Group

We have another busy year ahead for our Senior Kapa haka team preparing for Otakou/Murihiku Secondary School Kapa Haka Competition which is being held in Invercargill this year. We are combining with Southland Boys High School and have two new Kapa haka tutors who will be assisting us this year, Mapihi Davis Kahurangi and Meiana Clarke. We will also be participating in Polyfest and in our School events.

  • Performances:  Polyfest to be held on 21st and 24 August 2023, times to be confirmed at ILT Stadium.
  •                                   Hautoka Senior Whakataetae Kapahaka Sunday 20 August 8am-5pm, ILT Stadium. Parents to provide transport
  •                                   Peacehaven Visit, date and time to be confirmed
  • Practices: Thursday lunchtime 12.15pm-12.45pm. After school will be on a Sunday, times to be confirmed. Alternate between Southland Girls High and Southland Boys High School
  • Transport: Buses to and from venues for Polyfest only
  • Clothing: School uniform or PE uniform for practices. Full winter uniform for performance’s such as Polyfest and in school events. Poi (if students have their own)
  • Cost: $5 registration fee for Kapa Haka Competition

This event contains risks, including public area risks  This event is managed by school staff who will manage risk and hazards according to the school’s safety management plan.  This includes careful management and supervision of the group whilst in public areas for performance events. 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  the Teacher in Charge, Marama Davis, marama.davis@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 to break the school rules eg: puts themselves and/or others at undue risk will result in them being sent back to school or home.

Please feel free to contact me at school with any queries 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, 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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