Showquest 2024

Congratulations on your child being selected for the Showquest 2024 team. Showquest is a national wide performing arts competition which involves a daytime rehearsal and interschool competitions plus a live evening performance. This is a student designed and lead production.

  • Date: Tuesday 25 June 2024
  • Time: 8.50am to 1.30pm and then 5pm onwards. Further details to follow
  • Cost: $35.00 per student – full payment due Monday 3 June 2024
    • Please note: Board financial procedure requires payment in full, by the due date for your child to purchase resources, participate in sports or attend trips/events. Payments received will be allocated to the oldest unpaid fees and charges owing on your child’s account first. Extra-curricular activities operate on a “pay before you play” policy.
  • Venue: Civic Theatre, 88 Tay Street, Invercargill
  • Transport: students and staff involved will be transported to and from the venue by Go Bus for the daytime rehearsal. Students must make their own way to the venue for the evening performance.
  • Requirements: appropriate dance/PE gear for all rehearsals, including gym shoes or dance shoes.
  • Practices: Practices have begun and are during lunchtimes for both Junior and Senior. Students are to attend all practices and if unable to, contact their student leader immediately. If a student fails to do so on three or more occasions they will be removed from the team by Miss Higgins. Students need to regularly check Google Classroom so they know when they have
  • Phones: are not permitted to be used during the day time rehearsal as per the school policy. Normal school rules will apply if students are caught using their phone. During the evening performance, students may use their phone in the dressing room, however, these are not to be taken into the theatre or backstage.

This event contains risks, including risks of tripping, falls and injuries during rehearsal and the performance. This event is managed by school staff alongside the Showquest Team and the staff from the Civic Theatre, who will manage risk and hazards according to the school’s and the Civic Theatre’s safety management plan.  Students will be allocated a teacher who they have to check in with throughout the day, in order to keep to our allotted rehearsal times. Students are not permitted to leave the Civic Theatre during school times. It will be advisable to send all students with adequate food and water to last the day.  Further details about the planning for the day will come closer to the 25th of  June.

In the event of any emergency students will follow the instructions given by the Showquest Team and the Civic Theatre Staff. If any student becomes ill during the day St Johns staff will be on site. Students are also advised to bring any medication they may require along with something to keep them occupied during the quiet times of the day. 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 have any questions relating to Showquest, please contact our teacher in charge, Miss Kate Higgins, kate.higgins@southlandgirls.school.nz

Please complete permission and payment form below which is due by Monday 3 June 2024.

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Student Information:

The information on this form will remain confidential to the teachers/instructors in charge of/assisting with this event. However, in the interests of the safety of all involved, any life-threatening conditions may be made known to other students. Please be assured that your child’s physical and emotional well-being always remains of paramount importance to us.
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Any payments received for your child will be allocated to the oldest unpaid amounts sitting on your child's account first. Your child is not able to participate until all these amounts are paid in full.
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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 sports, trips, and extra-curricular activities are opportunities 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.
  • Take part in all activities within ‘challenge-by-choice’ options

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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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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