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Summer Sports Form T1, 2019
Dear Parents/Caregivers

This is the registration form for Summer Sports Term 1, 2019. Please take time to read the form carefully, fill in the registration form and return to the school by Tuesday 12th February. You can either fill out the form online (preferred option), or a hard copy which should be returned to the office.

Please fill out a separate form for each child.

As you can see there are sporting opportunities for all age groups. The emphasis is on learning new skills and having fun, however children do perform better with coaching so if you have some time to help with coaching any of these sports please let me know. You do not have to have had previous experience. We can help you with rules, equipment and coaching tips. All we ask for is your time, a little patience and lots of enthusiasm. Where possible we will try to form a team and if we can't , we will suggest an alternative sporting code for your child.

Do not pay any registration fees at this stage. We will invoice you once we know if we can make a team. We strive to ensure financial hardship is not a barrier to children taking part in sport. With this in mind we are more than happy to set up a payment plan where you can drip feed fees. If you would like to do this then please have a chat to our office ladies Olivia or Allison, or to me in the library.

SportStart Funding

SportStart is a funding initiative available from Sport Tasman for families where financial hardship is a barrier to participation in physical activity.
Limit: Up to $30 per child/per family (ages 5 to 12yrs)
Up to $50 per child/per family (ages 13 to 18yrs)
Period: Twice a year
Please visit the Sport Tasman website for further information. Application forms are available from the office or download from Sport Tasman. For more information see Kathy in the library.

All Wakefield students who play sport for the school are expected to wear a Wakefield school sports/excursion top. These can be purchased through the office at a cost of $27.00

At present we do not have all the details regarding starting and finishing dates.There will be a letter or email with more information regarding your child’s team once I have all the information and teams are made. Please note that in order to assist with carpooling etc. we will be sharing emails and telephone numbers. If you do not want these details shared with the parents of the other team members please indicate on the form.

Thank you

Kathy Ameen (Sports Coordinator)


Cricket (Years 0 - 6)

Wakefield School enters three different grades of cricket, Kiwi & Incrediball Superstar cricket and Primary Hardball. All our teams play under the umbrella of the Wanderers Cricket Club. This gives our players the benefit of expert coaching from Wanderers Cricket club and sets them up for intermediate years.

Kiwi and Incrediball cricket play with a softer ball and plastic equipment. All equipment is supplied by the Nelson Cricket Association. The emphasis is on learning skills through fun based games. This level is suitable for players from 0-6 years who are beginners or who have limited experience. Teams are mixed gender and sessions are 45 to 60 minutes long. All sessions take place within the Saxton Cricket Oval.
Venue: Saxton Cricket Oval
When : Saturday Mornings, 9.00 - 10.00am or 10.30 - 11.30am (approx)
Cost: $25 (TBC)
Season Duration: Saturday 16th February to (TBC)

Primary Hardball
This is divided into an A and B grade. Games last approximately 2 hours and are played at different venues around the Nelson/Tasman area. As it is played with a hardball and wooden bats it is more suitable for experienced players.Teams are mixed gender and consist of 9 players. Ideally we like our hardball cricketers to have progressed through the ranks from Kiwi and Incrediball cricket but we do select teams based on individual ability as well as age and friendship groups.
Venue: Varies
Cost $30 per player(TBC)
Season Duration: Saturday 16th February


Mini Football (Years 0 - 6)

Mini football games are all 5-a-side with rolling subs, played on a small field. All teams need a manager to organize them on the day and to ref half of the game. Mini football teams are mixed gender. There are competitive and social grades. Players are graded by their academic year. (If you want to form your own team then let me know and I can register them for you.)
Venue: Saxton Field
When: Tuesday evenings, 4.30pm or 5.00pm
Cost: $10 per player
Season Duration:Tuesday 26 February to Tuesday 26 March


Mako Rippa Rugby Competition (Years 0 - 6)

The Tasman Rugby Union will be running Mako Rippa during term one. All players must register online via the Sporty website to play in this competition. NZ Rugby are currently creating each school’s registration form. We will be emailing the links as soon as they are ready. In the meantime please fill out this form and when we have the registration website details we will let you know.
Venue: Jubilee Park
When: Thursday 4.00pm - 5.30pm
Cost: (TBC)
Season Duration: 14th March - 11th April


Setters Volleyball (Years 3 - 6)

Teams are made up of a minimum of 5 players and can be single sex or mixed gender. Coaching takes place at school but there are also skills sessions which take place prior to each game. Each team requires the presence of an adult courtside for the duration of a game. This is to remind players to rotate and generally be supportive of the teams.You do not need to have any knowledge of volleyball to stand courtside and we usually ask parents to take turns at this.
Venue: Saxton Stadium
When: Monday or Wednesday afternoons between 4.30pm and 6.30pm (approx)
Cost:$35 per player
Season Duration: Monday 18th February to TBC

Volleyballers please indicate which day you would prefer and if you definitely can't play either day.


Summer Hockey

Please visit the Nelson Hockey website. for more information on this code.
Parents can register their child/children via the website. This is a well organised code. It runs on a Thursday evening. Hockey sticks are provided.



This sport is played through a club, not the school. For more information go to


Calder Hotshots Tennis

There is no inter-school tennis league this term but lessons are available locally at the Wakefield Tennis club with Ngaire Calder on a Friday evening. Please contact Ngaire for more details.
Email - Mobile - 0272799938


Weet-bix Tryathlon

This year the Nelson Weet-Bix Tryathlon will be held at Tahunanui Reserve on Sunday 3rd March. This event is open to children aged between 7 and 15 years.

You can register your child online and link them to the Wakefield school group using the following link.

For more information on the triathlon please go to the Weet-bix Tryathlon homepage or contact Kathy Ameen in the library.


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