Sunday, 31 August 2014

Jump Rope for Heart Day - Friday 5th September

Kia Ora all

Get ready for a fun day of skipping and jump rope. This Friday( 5th September) Oaklands School will hold its annual Jump Rope For Heart Day.

We will be raising money for the Jump Rope for Heart Foundation and for the purchase of new skipping ropes. Students will be involved in a range of fun jump rope activities with the expressed aim of having fun.
A flyer is attached with details about when each group of classes will be out participating throughout the day.
As per the flyer, the details are:

-  Friday 5th September
- Sport mufti-day - Come in house colours if you can- Gold coin donation- Raising funds for Jump Rope for Heart Foundation and the purchase of new skipping ropes

If you are free, please come along and join us. You are most welcome to watch, or join in and have a skip with the kids.
Students will be reminded about this event at the Kakano and Kauri team assemblies this week. There will also be reminders in the school newsletter, the school website and the sports blog. Look out for the promotional posters around the school.
We look forward to a fun day of skipping and jump roping. Come and join us if you can.

Jump Rope for Heart

Monday, 25 August 2014

Winter Sport Friday 29th August - the final day

This Friday is the final day of winter sport 2014. Unfortunately we have a number of bye this week. Below is the draw for this Friday.

Year 5/6 A
V Paparoa St A
Carlton Corner 10

Year 5/6 B

Year 7/8 A
Sumner A
A & P ground ‘A’

Year 7/8 B
Emmanuel Tigers
A & P ground ‘H’

Year 5/6 A
Fendalton B
Nunweek Grass 4C

Year 5/6 B
Nunweek Grass 6B

Year 7/8 A
Halswell A
Nunweek Turf 1B

Year 7/8 B

Year 5/6 A
St Patricks
Court 21

Year 5/6 B

Year 7/8 A
Sumner A
Court 6

Year 7/8 B

Year 5/6
Fendalton A
South Hagley 1B

Year 5/6 B and Year 7/8 B will mix teams and play at school on the netball court in front of the music room.

Year 5/6 B football and Year 7/8 B hockey will play a game of ½ football / ½ hockey on the school fields.

These teams should wear their Oaklands sport uniforms

PALs in action

Today the PALs (Physical Activity Leaders) ran an activity for students to participate in. A key focus for PALS has been ensuring they impart the idea of FAIR play to participants, and they are doing a fantastic job.

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Well done Bailey

Bailey Parker got this trophy and award for being a valuable member of the 7yrs Red Team for Halswell Rugby League.

Tuesday, 12 August 2014


Today we took part in a special cricket training session. We learned some cricket skills.

Monday, 11 August 2014

Football Fun

Today the Physical Activity Leaders (PALs) ran a football session for students in year 4-6. The rules were agreed upon and the PALs refereed the game.

Everyone had a great time; and we think the PALs and Mr McCullum are awesome for helping us out.

Sunday, 3 August 2014

Winter Tournament Wednesday 6th August

Finally we are off to the Winter Tournament. This Wednesday is game day.

The timetable is a little different from last Wednesday's.

Meet in hall @11:30am
Depart for Hagley Park @ 11:45

Team briefings at each event @ 12:15pm
First games begin @12:30pm

Most competitions will be completed by 2:00 - 2:15pm
Bus pick up @ 2:20 - 2:30pm
Return to school by 3:00pm

The DRAW for each team is on this sports blog. Click on the WINTER TOURNAMENT tab.

Go get 'em, Oaklands.