What's Happening - Sports and Events

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TERM 1 (2021)

The following sports will be available in Term 1 next year (2021)
Please register now via Kindo. 
REGISTRATIONS WILL CLOSE ON 20 JANUARY

Rippa Rugby – register via Kindo:
Gordon Spratt Reserve, Fridays, between 4pm - 6pm
Starts 19th Feb - 26th Mar
Cost $15 per player 
Grades are all mixed gender (must have girls in each team)
Year 1&2 ( 5 aside)
Year 3&4 ( 7 aside)
Year 5&6 ( 7 aside)

Flippaball –  register via Kindo:  https://shop.tgcl.co.nz/shop/index.html
Papamoa Community Swimming Pool at Papamoa Primary, Sundays between 9.00am - 5pm
Starts 14th Feb  - 11th Apr
Cost $75  per player (TBC) if fees are different we will advise parents
Grades are all mixed gender
Year 3&4  (6 aside - pool width) Advisable to be a confident swimmer
Year 5&6 A & B  (6 aside - pool length)  Must be able to confidently swim 100m (4 lengths) unassisted.

Water Polo - If your child is interested in playing Waterpolo on Friday nights at Windermere in Term 1 please email Jane. sport@goldensands.school.nz
We do have a few children interested and  would love to be able to enter a team, however, the pool is 4m deep, so children must be very competent swimmers.

Summer Hockey(outdoor) - register via Kindo:  https://shop.tgcl.co.nz/shop/index.html
Tauranga Hockey Turf, Mt Maunganui, Mondays 5pm onwards
Starts 15th Feb - 29 Mar
Cost $40 per player
Primary (Year 1-4) 6aside
Primary (Year 5-6) 6aside 

Volleyball - register via Kindo:  https://shop.tgcl.co.nz/shop/index.html
Trustpower Arena, Bay Park, Friday evenings
Starts  (TBC) Term 1
Cost $35 per player (TBC) if fees are different, we will advise parents
Grade are all mixed gender (4 aside)
Year 3&4
Year 5&6

Summer Basketball - register via Kindo:  https://shop.tgcl.co.nz/shop/index.html
Trustpower Arena,  Mondays between 4pm - 6.00pm
Dates (TBC) Term 1
Cost $35  per player (TBC) if fees are different, we will advise parents
Grade are all mixed gender (min 8 players)
Year 3&4
Year 5&6  

Multi Sport Program for Years 1 - 4  -  register via :  https://www.activesparks.co.nz/primary-school-sports
Golden Sands School, Wednesdays 2.30pm - 3.30pm
Start date 14th October (8 weeks)
Cost $80  per person
This is a multi-sport programme designed for our younger students enabling them to try several different sports.  Included is a range of team and individual sports that may include Football, Basketball, Cricket, Tennis, Volleyball, Hockey, Netball, Dodgeball, Golf, Rippa, Martial Arts, Orienteering and more

TERM 2 (2021)

TERM 4 (2020)


Fun Athletics & Whanau Day 

Postponed to next Wed 2 Dec

Due to the poor weather forecast for the remainder of this week, we have decided to postpone the Fun Athletics & Whanau Day to next Wednesday 2nd December, 9am - 1pm.
Fingers crossed we will have some sunshine.

Competitive Athletics Day - Year 4 - 6

Our Competitive Athletics for years 4 - 6 students will be on Thursday 29th October 8.45am - 2.30pm, with the Sprint Finals and 800m races being run the following day on Friday 30th October 8.45am until completed.

This is not compulsory and any students who would like to enter any events will sign up via their Guardian Teachers, as they are currently practicing athletics during PE times at school.

Our top Year 5 & 6 competitors will go on to represent GSS at Mt Cluster Athletics on Wed 11th Nov (only for year 5 & 6 students)

I would really love to have some parents to help me out.  If you are available either day, please can you let me know by email:  sport@goldensands.school.nz

We will also have a Fun Athletics day for the whole school later in the term.