Menu

Sport

Contacts

Head of Sport - Michael Mackenzie mackenziem@kavanagh.school.nz
Sports Co-ordinator - Anita Van den Beld avandenbeld@kavanagh.school.nz
Year 7 & 8 Sport - Shaun Haig shaig@kavanagh.school.nz

Kavanagh College Sport

At Kavanagh College, we believe that sport is an excellent vehicle to deliver and reinforce the College’s core values – Respect, Service, Justice and Truth. The sporting culture of Kavanagh College should be based on, and reflect, these core values.

Kavanagh College believes that sport is an important part of our student’s holistic education and development. Sport is one component of the Kavanagh College experience alongside special character, academic, cultural, pastoral and social activities.

We aim to promote active participation in sport and provide opportunities for students to excel in sport.

We believe that young people who participate in structured sport at a level appropriate to them will develop skills and become better students, employees and citizens.

‘Sport at Kavanagh, Making Better People’

Aims / Goals

To promote a high level of participation in sporting opportunities.

To provide well organised and managed opportunities in sport.

To develop competitive and high achieving teams where appropriate.

To support high achieving individuals reach their goals in sport.

For Kavanagh College to be seen as having a positive sporting culture, by those within and outside the school environment.

Codes

Students are able to represent Kavanagh College in the following codes – Athletics, Cricket, Futsal, Rowing, Swimming, Orienteering, Tennis, Touch, Triathlon, Mini Volley, Volleyball, Waterpolo, Cross Country, Badminton, Basketball, Curling, Football, Hockey, Mini Hockey, Miniball, Netball and Rugby.

Kavanagh College will also help facilitate opportunities, usually in conjunction with clubs, for students to participate in codes not offered by the College, or in codes offered by the College but at a higher level. These include, but aren’t limited to Aerobics, Athletics, Cricket, Cycling, Golf, Mountain Biking, Multi-Sport, Softball, Surf Lifesaving, and Swimming.