South Island Secondary Y9-13 Schools Athletics Champs 2023

This event is for any students in Years 9-13 that have qualified at the Southland Secondary School Athletics’ recently. Please read through the information below and complete the permission form for your child to attend this event – due by Friday 24 March 2023. 

If you have any questions please contact our Sports Director; Julie Loan at or Teacher in Charge; Mr Gordon Lamont at

  • Date: Friday 31 March (Evening session) Saturday 1 April 2023 (All day) and Sunday 2 April (morning), 2023
  • Venue: Surrey Park Athletics Stadium, Invercargill
  • Who: Year 9-13 students who have qualified to attend
  • Age Group: age taken as at 1 January 2023. Under 14, 15, 16, 19.5 (seniors)
  • Cost: $10 per student – full payment is due by Friday 24 March 2023
    • Please note: Payments received will be allocated to the oldest unpaid fees and charges owing on your child’s account first.  Board financial procedure requires full payment by the due date for your child to purchase resources, participate in sports or attend trips/events. 
  • Uniform requirements: SGHS Athletics singlet or school PE top, navy shorts.
  • Other information: we do require 3 x adult helpers at the discus each day. If you are able to assist in this role please indicate this on the form below. Thank you.

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    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.

    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.

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