Sport @ Katikati College

There are a lot of opportunities for your child to play sport at Katikati College.

Students can play Hockey, Rugby, Football, Netball, Basketball, Volleyball and Cricket in weekly competitions. There are many other sports that students play including Squash, Rock Climbing, Motorcross, Gymnastics, Swimming, Athletics, Triathlons, Tennis, and the Year 7 & 8's may also be able to compete in the National AIMS Games which are held in Tauranga in September each year.

Katikati College provides a wide range of sports for students to be involved in. These include:

  • Adventure Sports
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Cricket
  • Cross-country
  • Equestrian events
  • Football
  • Futsal
  • Gym Sports
  • Hockey
  • Netball
  • Rugby
  • Snow Sports
  • Special Olympics
  • Squash
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis
  • Triathlon
  • Volleyball

Other sporting opportunities:

  • Waihi Sports Exchange
  • AIMS Games | Year 7 & 8
  • Winter/Summer Tournaments | Nationwide
  • BOP Secondary Schools Events
  • Thames Valley Secondary Schools Events
  • BOP Zone Events | Year 7 & 8

There are many opportunities for students and we encourage them to get involved. Please like our Facebook page to keep informed.

Katikati College employs a Sports Coordinator and if you wish to know any more information please don’t hesitate to contact Mrs Dunlop-Fraser. Her details are below:

Sports Coordinator | Mrs Juliet Dunlop-Fraser

Sports Specialist Course

This course could include any of the following subject areas.In any one year, clarification should be obtained from Katikati College regarding any timetable clashes between the subjects, and with other subjects the student wishes to follow.(eg. Music)

Outdoor Education

Year 12/13 Outdoor Education Content (Level 2 NCEA, 5 hours over 6 days, plus regular out of school field trips)

The Outdoor Recreation Skills course provides a challenging programme to cater for a wide range of students. Participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Show leadership
  • Plan and organise activities
  • Challenge themselves
  • Grow in confidence
  • Experience outdoor recreation
  • Learn new skills
  • Find out more about themselves
  • Co-operate in a team situation
  • Gain qualifications
  • Have fun in the outdoors!

The course will be delivered through a mixture of theory and practical lessons, generally followed by a two to three day assessment camp. The areas of study students will experience are:

  • Risk Management
  • Kayaking
  • Bushcraft
  • First Aid
  • Navigation
  • Tramping
  • Camping
  • Orienteering
  • Snow Craft
  • Rock Climbing
  • Mountainbiking
Term 1 (February-April)
  • Kayaking
  • Surfing
  • Rafting
  • Survivor
  • Dive Course
  • Horse riding
  • Camping

Term 2 (May-July)

  • Tramping
  • OPC
Term 3 (July -September)
  • Snowboarding & skiing at Mt Ruapehu
  • Orienteering & Rock climbing
Term 4 (October-November)
  • Rock climbing
  • Mountain biking

Sports Science

This course is theory oriented with practical work supporting theory work.

Year 12 Sports Science Content (Level 2 NCEA)

This course involves the investigation into aspects of physical education, sport, the individual and society.

Modules cover:

  • Sports Science and Skill Development
  • Sport Science and Training (Fitness, Training and Exercise Physiology)
  • The role and significance of physical activity in the lives of young people
  • Leadership and Teaching in Primary Schools
  • Sports Practicals

Year 13 Sports Science Content (Level 3 NCEA)

This course provides an opportunity to apply this knowledge in a variety of settings. Students will be expected to:

  • Plan, implement and review a personalised training programme based on a selected, assessed practical activity.
  • Investigate the role of physical activity as a young person and how this may impact on future involvement in physical activity.
  • Appraise skill performance using principles of biomechanics and functional anatomy.
  • Examine a current physical activity, trend or issue impacting on New Zealand society.For example, childhood obesity.

Year 12 Health Education (Level 2 NCEA)

This course involves a detailed investigation into aspects of Health Education and its impact on both the individual and society.It has a strong focus on adolescent health issues such as body image, drug use/abuse,safety in relationships including abuse/harassment/discrimination, mental health including stress and change, lost and grief, sexuality and social justice.

Sporting Involvement

A wide range of sporting code are available for students to choose, both through the school and through local clubs and sporting bodies, with whom the school maintains close working relationships

At Katikati College:

  • Action Centre of two gymnasia under one roof
  • Two rugby fields
  • One football field
  • Hockey Turf and Hockey field
  • Extensive tennis/netball courts
  • Cricket pitch and practice nets
  • Swimming pool, Tennis,Netball, Basketball, Volleyball courts

In the Local Community (all within ten minutes of the school)

  • Tennis, Rock Climbing and wide variety of other sporting and cultural events.
  • Rowing clubs located on a nearby river. (20 minutes drive)
  • Artifical Hockey Turfs
  • Football fields
  • Wide variety of other facilities

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Western Bay of Plenty

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