Southland Secondary Schools Under 15 Rugby Competition 2022

Your child has expressed an interest in playing rugby in the Under 15 Ten a-side Grade for Southland Girls’ High School for the 2022 season. Please read through the following information and complete the permission form by Friday 11 June 2022.

For any questions regarding this competition please contact our Teacher in Charge of Rugby, Mr Nathan Muir: Nathan.Muir@southlandgirls.school.nz

  • Coaches:
    • Maima Afutu
      • Rugby Smart is accredited and registered as a coach with the NZRU
      • Provincial Representative Coach
      • NZRU Level 1 accredited coach currently working towards Level 2.
    • Nathan Muir
      • ACC Rugby Smart and registered with the NZRU.
  • Dates: games are played on Monday afternoons, with kick-offs at 4:00 pm.
    • 16 May, 23 May, 30 May, 13 June, 20 June and 27 June. (No games on the 6 June due to Queen’s Birthday public holiday).
  • Venues: Our home ground is Oreti Park at Sandy Point. The only other school entered in this grade is Central Southland College so we assume that games will be split between these two venues.
  • Format: 1 x 40 minute game per week (2 x 20-minute halves).
  • Registration: All players must be registered with the New Zealand Rugby Union. You will be emailed a link that will take you to an online form to complete (this is not the school permission form). All players must be registered before they can play.
  • Transport: Players will be transported by school bus or van to and from the venues. We will do an Enwood House drop off each week.  Face masks must be worn by all players and staff when travelling in a school bus or school van.  Van’s will be driven by staff at SGHS or the team coach.
  • Trainings: every Friday lunchtime at SGHS fields.
  • Uniform requirements: 
    • SGHS Rugby playing jersey will be supplied. This needs to be returned at the end of the competition, cleaned – or you will be charged for a replacement.
    • Rugby boots
    • Mouthguard
    • SGHS Socks – can be purchased from Mr Muir at a cost of $15.00
    • Navy Blue shorts. The SGHS PE shorts are okay to wear for rugby. Navy Blue rugby shorts can be ordered from Mr Muir at a cost of $35.00 or $40.00 depending on the style you want.
    • If you do require shorts or socks to be ordered by Mr Muir, please indicate this on the form below.
    • Facemask for travelling in the school bus or van.
  • Cost: $55.00 per player – full payment due by Monday 23 May 2022.
    • 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.

Permission form has now closed – please contact Mr Muir.

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 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.

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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