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SPORT NEWS

Information and registrations

Aerobics

 

Teacher in Charge of Aerobics: Mrs Jess Huia
Email:
[email protected]
Sports Captain for Aerobics:
Sophie Burns

Athletics

Southland Athletics Champs

  • Rescheduled to Saturday 05 November 2022

Southland Primary Schools Athletics

  • Rescheduled to Saturday 19 November 2022

Teacher in Charge of Athletics: Mr Gordon Lamont
Email: [email protected]
Sports Captain for Athletics: Ashlynn Scherp

Badminton

Badminton Years 7 – 13

Interschool Badminton Competition is a 6 week competition that students play in teams of three. Each student will play singles and two doubles against teams from other Invercargill schools. Racquets are provided if your child doesn’t have one.

Students in Years 9 – 13 can enter to play in either the Monday or Tuesday competition. Year 7 – 8 students will play on a Thursday.

  • Venue: Badminton Hall, Surrey Park
  • Who: Year 9 – 13 teams and Year 7-8 teams
  • When: competition starts the week of 16 May 2022
    • Monday’s Year 9 – 13 teams
    • Tuesday’s Year 9 – 13 teams
    • Thursday’s Year 7 – 8 teams
  • Time: from 4 pm – 5:15 pm
  • Cost: $30 per player – Full Payment due by Wednesday 4 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.
  • Uniform: All players are to wear SGHS PE Uniform and non-marking sports shoes.

The permission form has now closed.  Please speak with Mrs Wilson.

Teacher in Charge of Badminton: Mrs Ainslee Wilson
Email: [email protected]
Sport Captain for Badminton: Caitlyn Wallace

Basketball

Basketball – Year 9-13 (Term 2/3)

Registrations for students in Years 9-13 are now open in the Sports Office. Please ensure you register your name before end of Term 1.  Any questions please speak with Mrs Huia or Mrs Gay in the Sports Office.

  • Dates: Friday 13 May – Friday 26 August (games are not played over the school holidays)
  • Venue: ILT Stadium Southland – Anyone not playing in a SGHS basketball team aged over 12 years and 3 months will require a valid My Vaccine Pass to enter the venue. 
  • Grades: Year 9 – 13 students
  • Times: Most games start from 4 pm – please check the weekly draw each week for game times.
  • Trials: 5 pm – 7 pm on the dates below at the SGHS Gym.
    • Trial 1: Monday 04 April
    • Trial 2: Wednesday 06 April
    • Trial 3: Friday 08 April
  • Training: to be confirmed.
  • Uniform: SGHS Basketball Uniform, sneakers. A mouthguard is compulsory and must be worn on court by all players.
  • Team Manager: is required for each team. If you are able to assist with this role please indicate this on the permission form and our Sports Office will be in contact with you. It is a requirement that all Team Managers/Coaches are Police Vetted prior to commencing this role. SGHS will provide these forms.
  • Cost: $85.00 per player – full payment due by Friday 06 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 Y9-13

Basketball – Year 7/8

SGHS will be entering Year 7/8 Basketball teams into the Southland Basketball Secondary School competition. The competition runs across 8 weeks and is held on Tuesday afternoons at ILT Stadium Southland.

  • All participants (players/coaches/officials/spectators) aged over 12 years and 3 months will require a valid My Vaccine Pass to enter the venue.
  • Start Date: Tuesday 08 March 2022 – 10 May 2022
  • Grades: Year 7/8 Teams
  • Competition info: All games will be held at ILT Stadium Southland. It is the student’s responsibility to transport to and from the games.
  • Times: All games are held between 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Draws: will be available each week in the SGHS Sports Office
  • Trials: Thursday 24 February 2022 and Friday 25 February 2022 – lunchtime at SGHS
  • Training: Team training will be held on Tuesday lunchtimes.  The first training is on Tuesday 01 March.
  • Uniform: Year 7/8 SGHS PE Uniform
  • Cost: $65.00 per player – full payment due by Friday 04 March 2022.
    • Please note: School Policy requires payment in full for your child to be eligible to participate in this sport.  Payments will be allocated to any unpaid fees and charges on your child’s account first.

​Teacher in Charge of Basketball: Mrs Jess Huia
Email:
 [email protected]
Sports Captain for Basketball: Kennedy Taylor

Cricket

Year 7 – 9 Girls Smash Cricket

Girls Smash is aimed at growing participation in cricket for girls. The philosophy behind Girls Smash is that it is all about having fun and giving it a go. The best thing is that it’s playing with and against other girls and it doesn’t matter if they haven’t played before.  This is played in Term 1.

National Primary School Shield

This is a Twenty20 school-based competition for girls in Years 7 and 8.  The Otago/Southland competition commences in Term 1 with the winner progressing to the National Finals to be held in Term 4.

Year 9 – 13 Cricket (Gillette Venus Cup Competition)

The Otago/Southland competition commences in Term 1 with the winner progressing to the National Finals to be held in December in Palmerston North. All games are Twenty20.

The Otago winner is awarded the Bates Cup.

For any questions regarding Cricket at SGHS please contact:

Teacher in Charge of Cricket: Mrs Jess Huia
Email: [email protected]

 

Cross Country

Otago Cross Country Champs

  • Date: Thursday 9 June
  • Register at the sports office by Tuesday 7 June.

Cross Country Otago/Southland Relays

  • Date: Wednesday 1 June
  • Venue: Milton
  • Register at the sports office by Monday 30 May.

 

Cycling

Southland/Otago Road Cycling Champs

  • When: 30 March 2022

More information to come.

Teacher in Charge: Mr David Beadle
Email: [email protected]
Sport Captain for Cycling: Lucy McHutchon

 

Football

Southland Football College League – Term 2/3

If your child has registered to play football for Term 2/3 please read through the following and complete the permission form:

  • Dates: Wednesdays, 01 June – 17 August (not played over the school holidays)
  • Time: 2:15 pm – 6:30 pm (includes travel time). Kick off at 4 pm / Games finish at 5 pm.
  • Venues: varies each week: Northern Southland College, Central Southland College, James Hargest College, Verdon College and SGHS.
  • Who: Year 7 – 13 students.
  • Practices: Mondays, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm at SGHS Fields.  Full attendance is expected for all players for all teams.
  • Uniform: players are supplied a school football shirt and shorts. You must provide your own football boots, shin-pads and plain red football socks.
  • Transport: Travel will be in the SGHS school vans or hire van driven by Mr Peters, or Mr Lamont.
  • Cost: $70.00 per player – full payment due by Tuesday 31 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.
  • Trial Information: There are two trials, to make a team you need to attend at least 1 of these trials: 
    • Wednesday 23 March, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
    • Wednesday 30 March, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

If you have any questions please contact our Teacher in Charge of Football, Mr Peters: [email protected]

Permission form

Teacher in Charge of Football: Mr Eddie Peters 
Email: [email protected]
Sports Captain for Football: Angelinn Niue

Gymnastics

Year 7/8 Gymsports Club

All students who participate in Gym Club can be in the SGHS teams participating in the Invercargill Gymsport Festival which is traditionally held the Sunday before the last week of Term 3.  The date will be confirmed in Term 3 by the Invercargill Gym Club.

  • What:  Gymsport is gymnastics that caters for all levels from beginner to expert.  It involves individual activities and skill development as well as group interaction and presentation.
  • Who: This is for Year 7 and 8 students to participate in. Senior students help run the sessions and coach the teams. Teachers will also assist with coaching and overall supervision and organisation.

Teacher in Charge: Mrs Kerrin Tattersfield-Smith
Email: [email protected]
Sport Captain for Gym Sports: Mahalia Katuke

Hockey

HOCKEY – Term 2/3

SGHS will be entering Year 7 – 13 Hockey teams into the Invercargill Hockey competition. The competition runs from May – August 2022.

  • DATES:
    • Senior C team: play on Monday afternoons/evenings. Games start on Monday 16 May 2022.
    • Senior A/B teams: play on Tuesday afternoons/evenings. Games start on Tuesday 17 May 2022.
    • Y7/8 Teams: play on Thursday afternoons. Games start on Thursday 19 May 2022.
    • Games are played in 2 x 25-minute halves.
  • COST: Full payment due by Friday 13 May 2022
    • Year 7/8 teams: $110.00 per player
    • All senior teams: $130.00 per player
    • 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.
  • TEAMS
    • All team listings will be published Term 2 – Week 1.
  • UNIFORM REQUIREMENTS: Uniforms will be issued to the Senior A, B and C teams. Players are responsible for the weekly cleaning of their uniforms. All uniforms must be returned cleaned, to the Sports Office after Hockey season has finished. Year 7/8 teams will wear their PE Uniform.
    • Shin & Mouthguards are compulsory
    • 1 pair Red socks for Y7/8 teams
    • 2 pair socks for Senior Teams (1 pair Red & 1 pair White)
  • TRAINING: All trainings will be held at the ILT Hockey Turf.
    • Year 7/8: 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm Mondays, starting 9 May
    • Senior C: Mondays, starting 9 May – before their game.
    • Senior A/B:
      • B Team: starts 12 May, 7 am – 8 am
      • A Team: starts 13 May, 6:45 am – 7:45 am
PERMISSION FORM

Teacher in Charge of Hockey: Mrs Sarah Rabbitt
Email: [email protected]
Sports Captain for Hockey: Charlotte Collett

Netball

Netball – SISS Y9/10 Tournament

The SGHS Year 9/10 Netball teams will travel up to Christchurch to play in the South Island Secondary School Junior Tournament. Please read through the following information below and complete the permission form by Friday 1 July 2022. 

If you have any questions regarding this trip please contact our Director of Sport, Mrs Jess Huia, [email protected]

  • Date: Sunday 10 July, departing SGHS at 8:00 am – Wednesday 13 July 2022 – ETA approx 10pm to SGHS.
  • Venue: St Margaret’s College Hostel – 71 Papanui Road, Merivale / Christchurch Netball Centre – Hagley Ave, South Hagley Park.
  • Who: SGHS Year 10A Netball team / SGHS Year 9A Netball team. Staff attending, Mrs Huia and Mrs Diack, including 3 parents.
  • Cost: $550.00 per player – full payment due by Friday 1 July 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.
  • Uniform requirements:
    • SGHS Netball and Travel uniform
    • Black or Navy Spanx shorts
    • White ankle socks
    • Netball shoes
  • Transport: Mrs Huia, Mrs Diack and Mrs Symon (parent), will be driving the school vans to Christchurch. Facemasks must be worn by all staff and students while travelling inside the school van.
  • Other Information: Spectators are most welcome to attend the games.  We recommend the students take extra money should they need this. Mrs Huia will give each attending player an information pack with more details about the trip.
SISS PERMISSION FORM

Netball 2022

SGHS will be entering Year 7/8 and Year 9-13 Netball teams into the Invercargill Netball Centre competition. The competition runs from April to August and is held on Saturdays at ILT Stadium Southland. Please read through the following information below, and complete the permission form by Thursday 14 April 2022.

  • Grading Games Dates:
    • Open Grades: Saturday 30 April 2022
    • Secondary School / Year 7-8: Saturday 14 May and Sunday 15 May 2022
  • Start Date: first round of Netball begins Saturday 21 May 2022, 8:30 am
  • Teams:
    • To view the Year 8/9 team lists please click HERE
  • Venue: ILT Stadium Southland
  • Who: SGHS Netball players Years 7-13
  • Team Manager: We do require Team Managers for each netball team. If this is something you would be interested in for the full season, please indicate this on the permission form below, and Mrs Huia will be in contact with you. Police Vetting is a requirement for all Team Managers before we can place you in this role for the school. SGHS will provide these forms.
  • Uniform Requirements: Players are responsible for the weekly cleaning of their uniforms.  All uniforms must be returned cleaned, to the Sports Office after the netball season has finished.
    • Black or Navy Spanx shorts
    • White ankle socks
    • Netball shoes/sneakers
    • No earrings, No jewellery and No piercings are to be worn by players
    • Uniforms will be issued to the following teams:
      • Senior A, Senior B, Eagles, Dynamite, 10A, and 9A
    • All other teams not listed above are to wear their SGHS PE Top and a plain red netball skirt. Netball skirts can be purchased from Student Services for a fee – please contact Student Services to purchase. 
  • Cost: Full payment due by Friday 06 May 2022
    • Open Grade: $130.00 per player
    • Secondary School Grade: $110.00 per player
    • Year 7/8 Grade: $110.00 per player
    • 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 – Netball 2022

Teacher in Charge of Netball: Mrs Jess Huia
Email: [email protected]
Sports Captain for Netball: Alex Hopcroft

Other Events/Sports

If you wish to enter any of the competitions below please speak with Mrs Huia in the Sports Office at SGHS, or complete the online form by clicking on the link below:


Event 

Date 

Location 

Entry Closes 

Cost per student ($)

Permission Form

Table Tennis Term 2 Click HERE for information. Closed Closed
Southland Orienteering Champs Sunday 3 July 1 July 2022
Southland Table Tennis Champs Wednesday 6 July 1 July 2022

 

Paddles Up

Paddles Up 2022

  • When: 19 – 20 March 2022
  • Where: Mavora Lakes

More Information to come.

Teacher in Charge: Mrs Michelle Diack
Email: [email protected]
Sport Captain for Kayaking: Sienna McKenzie

Rowing

Teacher in Charge: Mrs Michelle Diack
Email: [email protected]
Sport Captain for Rowing: Caitlin Te Tai

Rugby

Please click on the buttons below to view information and complete permission forms:

Southland Secondary Schools U15 Rugby Competition

Teacher in Charge of Rugby: Mr Nathan Muir
Email: [email protected]
Sports Captain for Rugby: Libby Carran

Softball

Teacher in Charge: Mrs Jess Huia
Email: [email protected]
Sport Captain for Softball: Keira Harvey

Squash

Squash Whack n Run – Term 2

Squash Southland is excited to offer a fun after school squash programme, Whack n Run, which is for Year 7-8 and Year 9+ students only and will start in Term 2. This will run for 4 weeks at ILT Stadium Southland.  Numbers are limited to enter.  Everyone who plays should be able to hit a ball against a wall to themselves a few times. Students will play against similar abilities wherever possible. 

  • Dates:
    • Year 7/8: Wednesdays, 11 May – 15 June 2022
    • Year 9 – 13: Thursdays, 12 May – 16 June 2022
  • Venue: ILT Stadium Southland
  • Time: 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
  • Equipment required: Balls, Racquets and eyewear are supplied. School PE uniform to be worn and non-marking sneakers.
  • Cost: $30.00 per student – full payment due by Friday 08 April 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 closes on Friday 08 April 2022.

Teacher in Charge of Squash: Mrs Nicola Hawkes
Email: [email protected]

Swimming/Aquatics

Teacher in Charge of Swimming Sports: Mrs Nic Hawkes
Email: [email protected]
Sports Captain for Aquatics/Swimming: Addisyn Marshall

Touch Rugby

Touch Rugby

Touch Rugby will re-commence in Term 4 2022.

Teacher in Charge of Touch Rugby: Mrs Jess Huia
Email: [email protected]
Sport Captain for Touch Rugby: Abbie Middlemass

Triangular Exchange

Information to come for 2022. 

If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact our Sports Director – Mrs Jess Huia
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 03 211 6030

Volleyball

Teacher in Charge of Volleyball: Mrs Courtney Smith
Email: [email protected]
Sport Captain for Volleyball: Pelesena Tebaku

Water Polo

Water Polo – Term 1

SGHS will be entering Year 7/8 and Year 9-13 Waterpolo teams into the Southland Waterpolo Secondary School competition. The competition runs across 8 weeks and is held on Friday afternoons at Splash Palace Pool. Note this competition is entered in Term 1 and Term 4. Teams selected at trials this month will carry across both terms.

  • Start Date: Friday 18 February 2022 (games on 25 March – cancelled)
  • Grades: Year 7/8 Teams and Senior A/B Teams
  • Competition Info: All games will be held at Splash Palace. It is the student’s responsibility to transport to and from the games.
  • Times of games:
    • Year 7/8: 3:30 pm – 6 pm
    • Senior B: 3:30 pm – 6 pm
    • Senior A: 7:30 pm – 9 pm
  • Uniform: Togs/Towel
  • Cost: $40.00 per player – full payment due by Thursday 17 February 2022.  An additional entry fee to enter the pool each week is required by Splash Palace.
    • Please note: School Policy requires payment in full for your child to be eligible to participate in this sport.  Payments will be allocated to any unpaid fees and charges on your child’s account first.

Teacher in Charge of Water Polo: Mrs Jess Huia
Email: [email protected]
Sport Captain for Water Polo: Addisyn Marshall

Contact details

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 Deb Hay, [email protected] or telephone 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, [email protected] or telephone 03 211 6030.

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