Y7/8 Jonty Carran Memorial Rugby Tournament

Your child has been selected in the SGHS Year 7/8 rugby team to compete at the Jonty Carran Memorial Tackle 10’s Tournament at Otautau Primary School. Please read through the following information below and complete the permission form due by Wednesday 22 November 2023. 

If you have any questions please contact our Teacher in Charge, Mr Nathan Muir at; nathan.muir@southlandgirls.school.nz

  • Date: Friday  24 November 2023
  • Venue: Otautau Primary School, Otautau
  • Time: to be confirmed
  • Transport: SGHS school van or  students will independently travel with whānau
  • Supervision: Coached by SGHS Nathan Muir and additional supervision from Eddie Peters and Anna Devereux
  • Draw: to be confirmed
  • Cost: $20 per student only if travelling in school van –  full payment is due by Wednesday 22 November 2023.
    • 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 will provide a playing top in addition all players must wear navy blue shorts, red rugby socks, mouthguard and rugby boots. A school activity, sports or jacket to be worn in between games.

The event contains risks, including those associated with the sport of rugby such as soft tissues and impact injuries’ such as broken bones, straining and concussion and accidents that could happen during their daily activities eg; falls, cuts and knocks. This event is by Rugby Southland who will manage risk and hazards and school staff who will follow the school safety management plan. This includes that all safety precautions are followed in accordance with the law, and appropriate supervision and monitoring of the entire group. 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 to school to see our safety management systems or have any questions feel free to contact Nathan Muir 03 211 6030 or nathan.muir@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/parent’s or caregivers.

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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