Albany Primary

Albany Primary School
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After School Sports

Further information to commonly asked queries

Basketball / Miniball

Albany Primary School offers Miniball to our Year 1-2 students and Basketball to our Year 3-6 students.  Both are registered by semester (two terms). All Albany Miniball and Basketball teams are entered into the NZ Breakers competition.  

  • Games are played at the NZ Breakers venue, Atlas Place, Mairangi Bay.
  • Year 1-2 teams play on Monday afternoon/evening.
  • Year 3-4 teams play on Wednesday afternoon/evening.
  • Year 5-6 teams play on Tuesday afternoon/evening.  
  • Parents are required to coach/manage the team.  
  • All players require an Albany Primary sports uniform. 

Flippaball

Flippaball is a modified version of water polo and children must be able to swim confidently and tread water unsupported for at least three minutes to participate in this sport.  All Albany Flippabal teams are entered into the North Harbour Water Polo Primary competition and are register by semester (two terms).

  • Games are played at the Millennium Centre, Mairangi Bay.
  • All teams play on a Sunday afternoon/evening.
  • Parents are required to coach/manage the team.  
  • Girls require navy or black one piece swimsuit and boys navy or black speedos (no board shorts).

Hockey

Hockey is open to all students from years 3 to 6. All Albany hockey teams are entered into the North Harbour Hockey competition.  

  • Venue for games to be confirmed.
  • All teams play on a Monday afternoon/evening.
  • Parents are required to coach/manage the team.
  • All players require an Albany Primary sports uniform, navy socks, shin pads, mouth guard and a hockey stick.

Netball

Netball is open to students of all year levels.  Year 1-4 teams (excluding Year 4, Team 1) are entered into the Kidzplay Netball competition.  Year 4, Team 1 and Year 5-6 teams are entered into the Netball North Harbour competition.

  • Games are played at Pinehurst School (Kidzplay Netball) and Onewa Courts, Northcote (Netball North Harbour).
  • Year 1-4 teams (excluding Year 4, Team 1) play on a Saturday morning/afternoon.
  • Year 4, Team 1 plays on a Monday afternoon/eveningr.  
  • Year 5-6 teams play on a Wednesday afternoon/evening.
  • Parents are required to coach/manage or umpire the team.
  • All players require an Albany Primary netball dress (girls) or Albany Primary sports uniform (boys).  

Touch Rugby

Touch Rugby is open to students of all year levels.  All teams are entered into the Local Touch Module competition.  

  • Games are played at sports venues throughout the North Shore (TBC).
  • Year 1 and 2 play on a Monday or Tuesday afternoon/evening (TBC).
  • Year 3-6 play on a Monday or Tuesday afternoon/evening (TBC). 
  • Parents are required to coach/manage the team.
  • All players require an Albany Primary sports uniform.

If you require further information or assistance regarding after school sports programmes, please do not hesitate to contact:

Tracy Moody, After School Sports Co-ordinator

tmoody@albany.school.nz

(As per school policy please allow 48 working hours for a response.)

COMPLAINTS PROCEDURE

Please note that as Tracy is a Reading Recovery Teaching Specialist she can only respond to emails when she is not teaching students.  As per our school procedures please allow two school days for a response.  When emailing Tracy, please ensure that you include your child’s sporting code and team if applicable, in the subject line.

All complaints need to be made through the After School Sports Co-ordinator.  Do not approach the Sporting Code direct, ie Netball North Harbour, etc.  All complaints should be in writing via email.

In order to fully investigate the issue raised, the After School Sports Co-ordinator may need to meet with team members, parents, coaches, managers, sporting providers, etc.  Please allow at least 10 working days for this process to take place.

A one on one meeting may be preferred to discuss issues raised.

All discussions are to work toward our aim to encourage fairplay and sportsmanship, whilst providing the opportunity for children to develop social, communication, teamwork and a range of sport specific skills in a friendly, fun environment.

If a positive outcome cannot be achieved at this stage, then the Principal may become involved to work toward a successful resolution.