Sporting Activities

Sporting Activities

George Street Normal School offers a wide range of sporting opportunities for children at school and outside the school in after school and weekend competitions. Before each season begins children are notified of the options available and teams are made up of those interested where there are sufficient numbers.

TERM 1
Cricket Girls Smash Cricket - Monday 4:00pm
Years 4-6
$20 per term uniform hire
Flippa Ball Sunday at Moana Pool
Years 3-6
$35 per term (plus pool entry)
Rippa Rugby Monday after school at the Edgar Centre                                                                
Years 4-6
$20 uniform hire/$2 each week entry
Touch Rugby Thursday after school at the Oval.
Years 4- 6
$20 uniform hire / $10 fees per term
TBall Saturday morning at Bathgate Park.
Years 1-5
$20 uniform hire / $25 fees
TERM 2
Hockey

Wednesday at the McMillan Turf.                               

Miniball Thursday after school at the Edgar Centre.     
Football/Soccer Gardens grounds or other schools.
Year 5&6
 
Netball

Game after school Tuesday  Edgar Centre                                     
$20 uniform hire or $50 uniform purchase / $52 fee

   
   
TERM 3
Cross Country School Championships- at North Ground (Alhambra Union grounds)
North Zone Championships At Balmacewen Intermediate- Bishopscourt Grounds
Otago Championships At Kaikorai College
Hockey

Contact teacher: Miss Greer megan@georgestreet.school.nz is responsible for our hockey teams this year. 

Competitions are held in Term 3 on Wednesdays after school for children in Y3-6.

Miniball Contact teacher: Mr Tamblyn shane@georgestreet.school.nz is responsible for our miniball teams this year.  Competitions are held in Term 3 on Thursdays after school.
Football Lunch times against local schools.
Year 5&6
$20 uniform hire

Netball

Link to register for netball by 24 June

Competitions are held in Term 3 for children in Y1-Y6. Games are  after school at the Edgar Centre.


$20 uniform hire or $50 purchase/

$52.50  fees and Edgar Centre entry

Contact teacher: Mrs O’Brien kylie@georgestreet.school.nz 

   
TERM 4
Athletics School Championships held early in Term 4, week 1 Friday 16 October at the Caledonian Ground (Year 3 to 6) and at George Street Normal School (Year 1 and 2). Postponement date Monday 19 October. Any parents available to help on an activity please email kylie@georgestreet.school.nz
North Zone Championships At the Caledonian Ground in November. Tuesday 3 November; postponement date is Thursday 5 November.
Otago Championships At the Caledonian Ground in late November, Tuesday 17 November. Postponement date is Thursday 19 November.
Rippa Rugby Monday after school at the Edgar Centre
Years 4-6
$20 uniform hire/$2 each week entry
Touch Rugby

Contact teacher: Mr Hamilton sam@georgestreet.school.nz is responsible for our Touch teams.  They play in Term 4 at the Kensington Oval on Thursdays after school.

Years 3/4 and 5/6. Mixed (girls and boys) competition. Click on the link to access the form and register your child by Monday 21 September 2020.
$20 uniform hire / $10 fees per term
   
Futsal

Contact teacher is Mrs L Stanton: leanne@georgestreet.school.nz

Futsal is offered to children in Years 1 - 6 and held after school at the Edgar Centre. More details about days and uniform hire are on the registration form. Use this link to register; must be done by Friday 25 September. 

Girls' Cricket

Contact teacher: Mrs Gardner claireg@georgestreet.school.nz is responsible for our girls’ cricket teams.  

There are two separate grades: Year 3/4 and Year 5/6. Competitions happen on Mondays after school at the University Oval in Term 4. If your child is interested and able to commit to the games please register using this link.

Boys' Cricket

Contact teacher: Mrs Gardner claireg@georgestreet.school.nz is responsible for our boys’ cricket teams.  

There are two separate grades: Year 3/4 and Year 5/6. Teams are 6-a side. Competitions happen on Mondays after school at the University Oval in Term 4, 4:50 to 5:30.  If your child is interested and able to commit to the games please register using this link.

Tennis

Contact teacher: Mrs Gardner claireg@georgestreet.school.nz is responsible for our tennis teams.  

Competitions run for six weeks at Logan Park on Mondays after school in Term 4, from 4 to 4:50pm. The grades available for GSNS children are:
- Years 4-6 Beginner/Coaching grade (No previous experience necessary)
- Years 4-6 Advanced (Players who can rally and score.

Please use the link to register if your child is interested and can commit to the 6-week competition. Must be done by Monday 26 October.

Table Tennis

Contact teacher: Mrs Henderson joanne@georgestreet.school.nz is responsible for our Table Tennis teams. 

Games are held on Wednesdays after school at Kaikorai Valley College in Term 3.

Flippaball

Contact teacher: Ms C Spencer claire@georgestreet.school.nz is responsible for our flippaball teams.

Click on link to access the form and register your child.

Competitions happen at Moana Pool on Sunday afternoons in Term 4.

School sports uniforms can be purchased from the school office. The tops are $25 and the shorts $25.

Also in Term One of each year

Year 6
Camp 5 day programme at Camp Iona, 20 minutes south of Oamaru. Activities include canoeing, abseiling, tramping, search & rescue, confidence course, cookout and cooperative games.
Year 5
Adventure week A week of activities around Dunedin including rock climbing, tramping and first aid training
Year 0-6
Swimming All children attend 8 days of lessons at the D.N.I. Pool with the Jill Clarke Swim School

Sporting inquiries should be made firstly your child’s coach. Weekly draw information is available on this website under Latest News or from the school office. All other inquiries should be made to:

Ms Kylie O'Brien
GSNS Sports Coordinator
Email kylie@georgestreet.school.nz 
Telephone 474 0825