Y9/10 Highlanders Regional Rugby Tournament 1 Sept 2023

Your child has been selected to represent the school at the Highlanders Y9 and 10 Girls 10s Rugby Tournament. 

For your child to attend this tournament please read through the following information below and complete the payment and permission form – due by Thursday 31 August 2023. 

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

  • Date: Friday 1 September 2023
  • Venue: Pioneer Rugby Club, Robertson Street, Gore.
  • Who: Y9-10 SGHS Rugby players
  • Time: Tournament runs from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm (approx).  We will depart SGHS at 8.50am sharp / return time will depend on when we finish no later than 4.30pm. Your child will be in contact with you to inform you of what time we will be returning to SGHS.
  • Draw: once the draw has been finalised Mr Muir will email this through to you.
  • Uniform requirements:  For the transport students will be required to wear their activity tops and navy blue short or tracksuit pants. If your child does not have an activity top she can see Mr Muir and he will provide one for her. Playing gear is the same as a weekly competition game.
  • Food: Players will be required to bring a packed lunch
  • Transport: is by school van with two players to be transported by their parents to and from the tournament
  • Staff: Nathan Muir and Maima Afutu
  • Cost: $35.00 per player – full payment due by Thursday 31 August 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.

This event contains risks associated with travel and sport, including road travel and common injuries like strains, sprains and dislocations. This event is managed by  Rugby Southland and school staff who will manage risk and hazards according to the school’s safety management plan. This includes careful planning, following the itinerary and all accommodation and tournament procedures.  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 Nathan Muir on 03 2116030 or at Nathan.muir@southlandgirls.school.nz

It is important for safety reasons that students follow instructions given to them by all coaches, managers and rugby officials 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 students begin sent home at the cost of the parent/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 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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