Sport at Otumoetai


Sport at Otumoetai Primary

Welcome to our 2014 sports page.  

Otumoetai Primary School provides a comprehensive P.E programme to all children. Alongside the classroom P.E programme there are many opportunities for children to represent OPS in sports teams and sporting events.

Sports currently available at Otumoetai Primary School:

Terms 3 and 4

· Netball—Years 3—6


Otumoetai Force Player of the day was Kylah-Jane Paterson.  Well done!  Our player of the day for last weeks netball game for the OPS Force was Eden Cornwell.

Otumoetai Shooters had a great game coming away with a well deserved win,  Player of the day was Kapree Moore and the achiever award went to Arabella Moore.

The Otumoetai Interceptors played another awesome game this week against Kati-Kati loosing  narrowly 15- 12. Great close game! The player of the day  was Cassidy Wise.The OPS Sting played their first game on Saturday together as a team.  Lillie Dunne had a great game and got Player of the Day.

· Basketball—Years 1—6   

  The OPS Breakers Basketball Team enjoyed a challenging game on Friday night. Everyone played well. 
Player of the Day was Ethan Alderson,  who particpated well and played his best game to date. Well done Ethan.

Player of the day Year 1 OPS Basketball Bouncers was Cameron Leigh and Riley Phillips.  Awesome stuff!

Player of the day was Lucas Steedman for the OPS Hot Shots.  Well done!
OPS SLAMMERS won their game 56-14. An absolute cracker of a game. Player of the day was Jackson Gillard and Most improved was Kyla Purser.

Player of the day Year 2  OPS Tall Blacks .  The Boys!! They played a outstanding game of defensive and offensive work and it was great to watch.  They had shot after shot - awesome stuff and a well deserve WIN!!.  Player of the day was Thomas Cummings for his team work and foot work.  It was fantastic play by all the team.  Well done boys - potential plus!

· Hockey—Years 1—6

The OPS Strikers had an awesome game with huge improvements and although we scored a goal for the other team we won 3-2!!  Brea Miller scored player of the day this week.

*Fundamental skills programme for Years 1 - 3 children - Thursdays from 3.15 - 4.00 p.m.  

*  Gymnastics—Years 3—6

Congratualations to all of our Gymnastics Competitors - you worked hard and should be proud of your achievements.  A special congratulations to Chase Winder who got the Gold Medal for Springers Men, Ella Webb for Gold Medal in the Springers Women,Charlotte Webb Bronze Medal for the Twisters Club Women, Arabella Moore 5th in Twisters Women, and Andre Gibbs and Anna Williams who were 10th in their respective divisions.  This was from the Best of the Best Competition so what amazing results!!

*  Aerobics —Years 3—6

Amazing results for our Aerobics team at the Best of the Best  GOLD!!  

Well done to Arabella Moore, Leah Rattray, Mackenzie Triggs, Andre Treadaway, Chase Winder, Hailey Cottam, 

Tiaani Thompson,   Sara Stock, Sydney Doake, Taryn Protzman, Charlotte Webb and Zoe Frost.  A lot of hard work that paid off!!

*  Football and Rugby are available through sports clubs

Terms 1 and 4

· Kiwi tag—Years 3 –6

· Flipperball—Years 3—6 

· Soft ball—Years 5-6

· T Ball—Years 1—4

Volleyball - Years 3 - 6

 Cricket—Years 1—4

*Fundamental skills programme for Years 1 - 3 children - Thursday from 3.15 - 4.00 p.m.  

*  Gymnastics, Rhythm Dance Group and Gym Club also provide before and afternoon school sporting sessions.

Blake Austin will be representing Otumoetai Primary School in this years Toyota Racing New Zealand 2014 KartSport New Zealand National Schools Championships. The main prize involved in this Championship, is a trip to South Garda Karting Circuit in Lanato, Italy.

This includes, entry fees, supply of complete kart, tyres, track tent, accommodation, and a share of the Travel Fund.  Blake finished 4th overall in the Top Half series this weekend just been, and came 2nd for the weekends racing in Auckland.  Blake has come a long way this year and is very confident with his driving and kart performance.  Karting is Blake's passion, and he wants to go all the way!

Blake is currently ranked 4th in New Zealand! Good luck and Have Fun Blake!!  From all of us at Otumoetai.

 All children must wear an OPS sports uniform. They can be purchased from Fleur (email or hired for $5.00 per season.

New in the sports tabs 

*  North Island Primary School Ski Champs - Mon 25th - Fri 29th August.  See Fleur if you are interested in more information.

*  SWOT Analysis Results - Parent Information Tab

Please email if you are unsure which team your child is in or have any other questions. 

Kalan won the Nancy Hare Trophy for Top U8 swimmer.  He also broke the U8 Tga Swimming Club 25m breaststroke record!  We were very proud of him and his swimming season this year! Kalan loves his swimming!