Welcome To Our School Sports Page
Hamilton West provides its students with the chance to play a wide range of physical activities and sports. One of the special things about Hamilton West School is its sports administration. Mrs Sullivan leads the school sports and below you will find the teacher in charge of each of our sports clubs. We are truly lucky to have this support. Hamilton West School has adopted a Flair Play approach to sport. All our coaches and athletes are required to sign Fair Play contracts.
We believe in Fair Play and promote this in all our sport teams.
The following are a list of sports available currently: (all year groups)
Term 1: Touch, Cricket.
Term 2: Basketball, Hockey, Netball, Soccer.
Term 3: Basketball, Hockey, Netball, Soccer.
Term 4: Basketball, Touch, Cricket.
Other sports may become available throughout the year.
The teacher in charge of these sports will notify when registrations and fees are due.
Cricket - Staff Contact Mr Seator, Room 8
Mr Seator has been leading our Ham West Cricket Club for a number of years. We have produced some talented cricketers over the years. If you want to play our summer game contact Mr Seator, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Project Energize - Our involvement
Project Energize is a collaboration between Sport Waikato, Waikato District Health Board, Sport and Leisure Studies Department (University of Waikato), Wintec and health providers South Waikato Pacific Island Health Committee (SWPIHC), Te Kohao Health, Te Korowai Hauora O Hauraki and Nga Miro Health Centre. The aim is to make a difference in children’s health by making physical activity and healthy eating lifelong habits through leaning about it at school.
For a long time we have been involved with "Project Energize". This involves primary and intermediate school children in the Waikato being involved in activities aimed at improving nutrition and physical activity levels to reduce obesity rates and reduce cardiovascular risk factors.
You can read more about this programme and how they work with schools and students at - Waikato DHB - Project Energize and Sports Waikato - Project Energize.
Elites Sports Programme
The Elite Sports Programme has become a important extension opportunity for senior students at Hamilton West School. Each year the group selected focus on different sporting activities to develop their skills and leadership ability. Below are the criteria for this group:
This year we are looking at our Elite sports learning the skills and kaupapa of waka ama. We also hope they will be involved in learning some new basketball skills.