What's Happening - School Events

TERM 2 (2021)

GSS School Cross Country
Tuesday 25th May 11am - 12.30pm
for year 3-6 students

Our competitive school cross country was fantastic.  We had the best participation yet!
Well done to everyone that gave it a go!
And congratulations to all the placed and qualified for the Papamoa Cluster.

Papamoa Cluster Cross Country
Wed 9 June
Golden Sands Reserve

Well done to all who competed and congratulations to those that qualified for WBOP Cross Country.

Also well done to our GSS students that took part in the learning support race.

WBOP Rippa Rugby World Cup
for year 3/4 & 5/6 teams

GSS entered a team in each grade and both teams played really well.
Our year 3/4 team qualifed for finals day and went on to finish 2nd overall and alo won the pizza shout for the best dressed team.

Fun Cross Country & Whanau Day
Thursday  13th May 11am - 12.30pm

We would like to invite parents, caregivers, grandparents, siblings...all whanau, please come along and join in our Fun Cross Country and Whanau Day.

Children can come to shool dressed inthe whanau group colours.

Bring a picnic lunch and stay to share it with your whanau.

TERM 3 (2021)

Rugby League Tournament
Wednesday 11 August
Arataki Park
Year 5& 6 Boys

Te Puke Gym Sport Gymnastics Carnival
Friday 3 Sept
Te Puke Gym
for year 3-6 students


Mount & Papamoa Cluster Speech Competition
Wedesday 8th Sept
GSS School
for Year 5 & 6 GSS Speech Comp Winners


TERM 4 (2021)

TERM 4  SPORTS 2021   

Registrations for Term 4 sports are now open via Kindo.  

Register NOW via Kindo:    https://shop.tgcl.co.nz/shop/q2.shtml?shop=Golden%20Sands%20School&service=sports

Please note:  When registering on kindo, your registration will not come through to us until payment has been made. 

Touch Rugby
Gordon Spratt Reserve, Thursdays, between 3.30pm - 6pm
Start Date - TBC
Children are to wear a school uniform shirt (supplied) & own black  shorts & sandshoes
Cost $45 per player   
Grades are available to mixed gender teams or Boys only teams (6 aside)
Year 1-2,    Year 3-4,    Year 5-6  

Rippa Rugby
Gordon Spratt Reserve, Fridays, between 4pm - 6pm
Start date - Friday 29 Oct - 3 Dec (6 weeks)
Children are to wear their own purple school sports PE t-shirt & black shorts & bare feet
Cost $15 per player  
Grades are all mixed gender (must have min 2 girls in each team)
Year 1-2 ( 5 aside),   Year 3-4 ( 7 aside),   Year 5-6 ( 7 aside) 

Papamoa Community Swimming Pool at Papamoa Primary, Sundays between 10am - 4pm
Generally Yr 3/4 play in the morning and Yr 5/6 play in the afternoon.
Start date: 31 Oct - 5 Dec
Children must be competent swimmers and capable of swimming 200m unassisted.
Children are to wear their own suitable swimming togs & goggles
Cost $75  per player
Grades are all mixed gender (6 aside)
Year 3-4,    Year 5-6 (A & B, depending on number of team entries)

Trustpower Arena,  Fridays between 4pm - 6.30pm
Start date: 5 November
Children are to wear a school uniform shirt (supplied) & own black shorts & sandshoes
Cost $35  per player Grades are all mixed gender (4 aside)
Year 3-4,    Year 5-6   

Trustpower Arena,  Mondays between 4pm - 6.00pm
Start Date: 8 Nov - 13 Dec
Children are to wear a school uniform shirt (supplied) & own black shorts & sandshoes & mouthguard
Cost $40  per player
Grades are all mixed gender.   
NB: games 2x 15min halves
Year 1-2 (4 aside),     Year 3-4 (5 aside),     Year 5-6  (5 aside)