Sport at Otumoetai Primary
Welcome to our sports page 2013.
This page will be updated often with information about the sports available at OPS. The individual sport tabs will have the rules, registration forms, draws and any other relevant information for that particular sport.
If there is something missing on the website please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Winter Sport 2013
Netball – This term the school are entering five Netball teams in the competition. The Year 5 and 6 competition commences THIS Saturday and the Year 3 and 4 competition next Thursday.
Year 6 – OPS Kiwi Ferns – practice Tuesday 7.30 – 8.30am
Year 5 and 6 – OPS GOLD – practice Tuesday 7.30 – 8.30am
Year 5 – OPS Shooters – T.B.A
Year 3 and 4 – OPS STING –Wednesday lunchtime and OPS FORCE – initially Tuesday 7.30 – 8.30 am. There will be joint game next Wednesday lunchtime. Please bring your gear.
Miniball – This term the school are entering four miniball teams. The competition commences on Monday 13th May for the Year 1 and 2 teams and Friday 17th May for the Years 4 – 6 teams.
Year 5 and 6 – OPS Giants – T.B.A
Year 5 and 6 – OPS Breakers – Tuesday lunchtime
Year 3 and 4 – OPS Slammers – Tuesday lunchtime
Year 1 and 2 – OPS Bouncers – T.B.A
Hockey – This term we have three teams
OPS Big Hitters – practice Tuesday after school, OPS Flickers and OPS Smashers T.B.A – The competition commences THIS Saturday 11th May.
Year 1 and 2 Fun sticks commences next Wednesday at 3.30p.m on the OPS school turf. Parents are welcome to help out with running the programme.
All team uniforms will be handed out for Netball and hockey this week and Miniball next week.
Please emails sports@ ops.school.nz if you are unsure which team your child is in or have any other questions.
Gymnastics – The Gymsport competition is on 11th June for the Year 3 and 4 children and 25th June for the Year 5 and 6 children. We are also entering aerobics groups this year.
Practices have started and the children are also expected to practice at home.A BIG thankyou to all the parents who helped out with Coaching and Managing sport teams in Term 1.
OPS had 10 volleyball teams, 3 Flipperball teams, 2 Cricket teams, 2 T Ball teams and 7 Kiwitag teams.
Weka, Kea and Kiwi teams have all participated in 'Have a go' winter sport days. Thanks to SBOP and Carolyn Frost for organising these sessions.
We are now very excited about the number of children who have put their names forward for Miniball, Netball and Hockey for Terms 2 and 3.
Up coming events
* Friday 12th April - WBOP swimming sports
Winter sport registrations
Funsticks hockey - Are you interested in training to be a Funsticks coach? We are hoping to run a module at OPS on our new turf, which is being laid over the next two weeks.
Please contact Jill Miller ASAP.
Weka and Kea registrations will be due in by Friday 22nd March at 9.00am and Kiwi and Tui by Thursday 28th March at 9.00am. Registration forms will be given to your children at school with extra forms available on the website and from the school office.
Sports available in Terms 2 and 3
Miniball – Years 1 – 6
Hockey – Years 1 – 6
Netball – Years 3 – 6
Tennis coaching with Jason from the Otumoetai Tennis Club
12 classes enjoyed a tennis session with Jason from the Otumoetai Tennis Club.
Parent meeting about Sport at OPS
The first meeting for 2013 will be Thursday Week 9 ( After Easter) @ 6.00 p.m in the staffroom.
All parents are welcome.