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Sports to get involved in at AJHS

Basketball

Basketball is a growing sport in New Zealand with people of all ages being able to get involved. AJHS offer basketball for both boys and girls in year 7 to 10. We enter teams into the North Harbour Basketball Competition.

Intermediate Teams (Year 7 & 8 Students)

Intermediate basketball is played all year but split over two semesters. Students can play for just one semester or both semesters. There are separate boys and girls’ grades and we offer the opportunity for all levels of ability from beginner through to advanced players. All students that register for basketball will be placed on a team.

Competition Details:

Semester 1 (Term1 & 2) and Semester 2 (Term3 & 4).

Games are played on a Monday evening anywhere between 4 pm and 9 pm.

Games are played at either the Eventfinda Stadium (Formerly North Shore Events Centre), Silverfield Lane, Glenfield or AUT, Akoranga Drive, Northcote, YMCA, Akoranga Drive or Massey University, Albany.

Costs:

Year 7 & 8 Boys & Girls Semester Registration $160.00

Compulsory Sports Admin Fee (one-off payment) $25.00

Damaged or non-returned basketball singlet $80.00

(New registrations are required for each semester)

College Teams (Year 9 & 10 students)

The college competition is played in term 3 and term 4.

We enter teams in the following grades:

Year 9 Boys, Junior Boys (Year 10) and Junior Girls (Year 9 & 10).

Games for Junior Boy and Girls are played on a Wednesday anywhere between 4 pm and 8.30 pm. Games for Year 9 Boys are played on a Friday anywhere between 4 pm and 8:30 pm.

Games are played at either:

Eventfinda Stadium (formerly North Shore Events Centre), Silverfield Lane, Glenfield, AUT, Akoranga Drive, Northcote, YMCA, Akoranga Drive, Northcote or Massey University, Albany Campus.

Costs:

Year 9 & 10 Boys & Girls Registration                                               $165.00

Compulsory Sports Admin Fee (one off payment)                            $25.00

Damaged or non-returned basketball singlet                                    $80.00

HARBOUR BASKETBALL COVID VACCINATION POLICY: 
Vaccine passes are required for anyone over 12 years and 3 months old to enter any of the stadiums. Everyone from the previous round of games must evacuate the stadium before the next groups can enter. There will be capacity limits in each stadium.

Training (Year 7 to 10)

Students are expected to attend the team training each week. These could be held before or after school and will be confirmed once teams are selected and coaches appointed.

Uniform (Year 7 to 10)

AJHS PE Shorts, AJHS Basketball singlet (supplied) and appropriate non-marking sports footwear to be worn to both training and games.

Mouthguards are compulsory for all players and each player will be issued one when their singlet is issued.

Basketball Draws

Links below to draws for both the Intermediate and College competitions:

Draws

  • Basketball Coordinator: Alex Wansink

Badminton

Badminton is a growing sport at AJHS and is enjoyed by students from years 7-10. Students do not have to have any experience in badminton to get involved. There are opportunities for both experienced and beginners to take part in both the badminton club and the competitive competition.

Badminton Club

We will look to start in term 2 subject to Covid restrictions. This is an opportunity for students to come and have a go at badminton over 6 weekly sessions.

Competitions

We enter teams in the Badminton North Harbour Intermediate and Junior College Competitions which are played in term 3. The venue for the competition is either Badminton North Harbour, located in Bond Cresent, Foresthill, or at Active Badminton located in Apollo Drive, Mairangi Bay. This is a team competition with a minimum of 4 players required for each team. Students play singles and doubles. Teams are selected from trials held at school. As we normally have a number of teams, all players that register will be selected in a team.

Teams

Junior Girls (Year 9 and 10)        Intermediate Girls (Year 7 and 8)

Junior Boys (Year 9 and 10)       Intermediate Boys (Year 7 and 8)

Days of Play from 2020 (2022 Days of play to be confirmed)

Year 9 and 10 Girls:  Wednesday       Year 7 and 8 Girls:  Wednesday

Year 9 and 10 Boys:  Thursday           Year 7 and 8 Boys:  Monday

Games are played from 4 pm to 5.30 pm.

Students wishing to take part do not need experience, they just need to be keen to learn and have a racquet.

Junior College (Year 9 and 10) https://www.bnh.org.nz/secondary/

Trials

Trials for term 3 competition teams will be held in term 2. Trial dates and times will be advised to those who have registered.

Uniform

Students must practice and compete in their correct AJHS PE shirt and AJHS PE shorts. Suitable non-marking sports footwear must also be worn.

Approximate Registration Fee: (TBC)

Junior Boys and Girls (Year 9 and 10) $90

Intermediate Boys and Girls (Year 7 and 8) $90

Compulsory Sports Administration Fee $25.00 (Paid once only no matter the number of sports – this fee is non-refundable)

COVID VACCINE INFORMATION:
Some organisations now have a policy in place that requires participants to be fully vaccinated. For each event, we will provide details of the requirements on the registration form.

Badminton Draws

Intermediate (Year 7 and 8) 

Junior College (Year 9 and 10)
  • Badminton Co-Ordinator:  Mrs Jo Monkton

Diving

 

Springboard diving has become a popular sport at AJHS with students attending weekly training sessions throughout the year. The training sessions currently take place during one of our Programme times. Students that can complete the minimum criteria will then have the opportunity to represent AJHS in the Auckland Secondary Schools Diving competition. The AJHS/ASHS Diving team has won the Auckland Secondary Schools Diving Competition for 9 years in a row now.

Students are preselected for the diving programme but students with experience in gymnastics, dance or trampoline may also be offered the opportunity to be involved.

If you are interested in joining the AJHS diving programme or would like further information please contact Mrs Jo Monkton.

Football

Football is enjoyed by many of our students and staff at AJHS. We offer students in years 9 and 10 the opportunity to be a part of our College boys or girls team(s) that play in the College Sport Auckland Football Competition. We try to accommodate all players interested but this is always dependent on player numbers.

Football for year 7 and 8 students is not offered for regular season teams but we do have opportunities for zone days and tournaments such as NZ AIMS Games. Please see Sporting Opportunities and AIMS Games pages for further details.

Competition

COLLEGE (Year 9 & 10) Teams play in the College Sports Competition which is played in terms 2 and 3.

College Boys games are played on Saturday morning at either 9 am or 10 am.

College Girls play on a Wednesday after school with games starting at 4 pm.

Games are played on a home and away basis.

Training

Players selected for teams are expected to attend all training. Teams will train at least once a week, either before or after school or at lunchtime.

Details of training times will be confirmed once teams are selected and coaches confirmed.

Trials will be dependent on numbers and all registered players will be advised of trial details.

Uniform

Year 9 and 10 students are provided with an AJHS football shirt to be worn for the season.

All students must have their own AJHS PE shorts and must purchase the AJHS maroon sports socks. These must be worn for all matches. All players must have their own boots and shin pads.

Costs

College Boys & Girls (Year 9 and 10) Registration fee $125.00

AJHS Maroon sports socks (purchased from the uniform shop) $20.00

Compulsory Sports Admin Fee (one-off payment) $25.00

COVID VACCINE INFORMATION:
Some organisations now have a policy in place that requires participants to be fully vaccinated. For each event, we will provide details of the requirements on the registration form.

Football Draws

College Boys 1st XI

College Boys 2nd XI
College Girls
  • Football Coordinator: Miss Alex Wansink

Hockey

Hockey is offered to both boys and girls in years 7 to 10. All levels of players are encouraged to play, from beginners through to experienced players. We do try to accommodate all students that register for hockey but that is always dependent on the player numbers.

We enter our teams in the Harbour Hockey competitions which are played in terms 2 and 3. Trials and trainings for the teams will start in term 1.

COLLEGE (Year 9 and 10 Boys and Girls)

Year 9 and 10 teams play in the Harbour Hockey Secondary Schools Competition during terms 2 and 3.

College boys’ games are played on a Wednesday and College girls play on a Thursday. Games are played anywhere between 4 pm and 8 pm.

Most games are played at Harbour Hockey, 159 Bush Road, Albany or Kristin School, Rangitoto College, or Westlake Girls High School. Game times and venues will be detailed on the draw each week.

College Hockey Draws

Links to the college hockey draws can be found below:

College Boys Team: Hockey College Boys G4

College Girls Team: Hockey College Girls G4 Pool A

INTERMEDIATE (Year 7 and 8 Boys and Girls)

We are still waiting on confirmation of the playing format, dates and time, etc for Intermediate Hockey. We will get all the relevant information to those who fill out the expression of interest form as soon as possible.

Intermediate Hockey Draws

Please click on the link below for our year 7 and 8 hockey team draws:

Intermediate Hockey Draws

Training

Players selected for teams are expected to attend all trainings. Teams will train at least once a week, normally before or after school on the school turf.

Details of training times will be confirmed once teams are selected and coaches confirmed.

Uniform

College Teams (Year 9 and 10)

Boys are provided with an AJHS hockey shirt and are required to wear their own AJHS PE shorts and the AJHS maroon sports socks.

Girls are provided with an AJHS hockey dress and must also wear the AJHS maroon sports socks.

The AJHS hockey shirts and dresses are to be returned at the conclusion of the season.

AJHS maroon sports socks are available for purchase from the AJHS uniform shop for $20.00

Sports shoes, Shin pads, Mouthguard, and Hockey Stick are required and are the responsibility of each individual player.

Intermediate Teams (Year 7 and 8)

Girls and Boys are provided with an AJHS hockey shirt for the season. They are required to wear their own AJHS PE shorts and AJHS maroon sports socks for all games.

AJHS hockey shirts are to be returned at the conclusion of the season.

AJHS maroon sports socks are available for purchase from the AJHS Uniform shop for $20.00.

Sports shoes, Shin pads, Mouthguard, and Hockey Stick are required and are the responsibility of each individual player.

Costs TBC

Year 9 & 10 registration Fee      $220.00

Year 7 & 8 registration Fee        $215.00

Compulsory Sports Admin Fee (one-off payment) $25.00

NORTH HARBOUR HOCKEY COVID VACCINATION POLICY:
Covid Vaccine Certificates/Covid Passes are required for the NHHA to operate fully and effectively.
Anyone who is eligible to be vaccinated who is unable or unwilling to provide their Vaccine Pass will be declined entry to the NHC.
You may be requested to provide proof of age for you or a child in your care, if they are thought to be over 12-years of age.

The NHHA remains a Vaccine Required Site at all levels of the CPF – Green, Amber, or Red. All persons entering the NHC must provide proof of vaccination status at all levels of the CPF. A valid Vaccine Pass must be scanned at a designated entry point to the NHC, currently via the northern gate entrance A, accessed from the northern carpark.

Individuals aged 12-years and 3-months and over are required to have their Vaccine Pass scanned including:

Staff, Players, Coaches, Administrators, Volunteers, Schools & their students, Board Members, Divisional Committee Members, Visitors, Contractors (plumbers, service agents), groundsmen, and Anyone else entering the site.[/fusion_separator]

  • Hockey Coordinator:  Mrs Jo Monkton 

Netball

Netball is very popular with students at AJHS. We offer students of all levels (beginner through to experienced) the opportunity to be apart of our netball programme. We have teams entered into the Netball North Harbour year 7, year 8 and college competitions. All students that register and trial for netball at AJHS will be placed in a team.

Competition

All teams play in the Netball North Harbour Competition at the Barfoot and Thompson Netball Centre, 44 Northcote Road, Takapuna

COLLEGE (Year 9 and 10) 

Teams play in the year 9-13 competition on a Saturday. Games are played between 8 am and 1 pm and are played in terms 2 and 3.

INTERMEDIATE (Year 7 and 8)

Year 7 – Teams play in terms 2 and 3 on a Tuesday between 4 pm and 8.30 pm.

Year 8 – teams play in terms 2 and 3 on a Thursday between 4 pm and 8.30 pm.

Training

All teams will have a minimum of one training per week. Training days and times will be confirmed once teams are selected and coaches appointed. Trainings may be held before school, at lunch time or after school dependent on availability of facilities and coaches.

Uniform

All girls are required to wear the AJHS Netball dress, white ankle socks and sport shoes for all games. The netball dress can be purchased from the Uniform Shop and should be organised during term 1.

Footwear

We highly recommend that you purchase footwear that is suitable for netball. Either a netball shoe or tennis shoe are the better options as offer the best support for netball players. Asics have a great range of netball shoes with different price level options.

Costs

Year 7 and 8 registration Fee $140.00

Year 9 and 10 Registration Fee $150.00

Compulsory Sports Admin Fee $25.00

AJHS Netball Dress (purchase from the uniform shop) $85.00

Teams are responsible for covering umpiring costs of $15.00 per game. Depending on team numbers players will be required to contribute $30.00 approximately towards the team umpire for the season. This will be arranged through team managers.

NETBALL NORTH HARBOUR COVID VACCINATION POLICY:
The Netball North Harbour Board has adopted a COVID-19 Vaccine Policy and anyone aged over 12 years, who is fully vaccinated,  will be able to access any of NNH facilities or activities. Vaccine passes will be checked before entry.

In addition to this policy, NNH will maintain a range of appropriate & complementary measures in our facility and activities to further minimise the risks associated with COVID-19.

The conditions of entry before coming to the facility or activities include:

Stay at home if you are unwell
You must produce evidence that you are fully vaccinated to gain access
You must wear a mask at all times except when being active
Wash or sanitise your hands before entering the facility or activity and when moving through different areas
Scan your QR code every time you enter the facility
You must abide by any distancing requirements that apply e.g. 1m at red level
Please stay at home if –
You are awaiting results from being tested for COVID-19
You have been in contact with any known or suspected cases of COVID-19
You are considered a close contact
You or someone you have been in contact with has returned from overseas within the last 14 days

Netball North Harbour Registration

All students are required to be registered with Netball North Harbour as well as the school.

To register please visit www.netballnorthharbour.co.nz click on the Member Login button and follow the prompts.

Update your personal information (School year, address, phones, etc) and select the school you will be playing for in 2020 (and if playing club select that in the second box).

Please ensure this is completed by Monday 24th February 2020

  • Netball Coordinator: Mrs Jo Monkton 

Rugby

Rugby is offered at College (year 9 and 10) level for regular winter competition for both boys and girls grades. Year 7 and 8 students play at their local clubs but there are opportunities for them to play in the Intermediate School Zone Days and 7’s rugby festivals (See details under Sports Opportunities)

Each year our priority is to have our own AJHS team but if we don’t have sufficient numbers then we do work with surrounding schools to either have a combined team or find places in teams to ensure that players can play rugby. In the past few years, we have had a 6th grade combined team with Kristin and Long Bay which has worked well for all involved.

Competition

Year 9 and 10 teams play in the North Harbour Rugby Secondary Schools Competition played in term 2 and 3. Dependent on numbers AJHS has the opportunity to enter team(s) in the following grades:

Boys:

5th Grade Under 15 (open weight) or Under 16 and Under 55kgs

6th Grade Under 16 and Under 60kg

7th Grade Under 15 and Under 52kg

Ages are as of 1 January 2020

Games are played on a Saturday morning usually at 9.30 am or 10.40 am at North Harbour Schools on a home and away basis.

Girls:

Under 15 development grade with games being played on a Friday after school.

Training

It is expected that our rugby training will train twice per week. Training will be held before or after school with training days and times confirmed once teams and coaches confirmed.

Uniform

Teams will be provided with the AJHS rugby jersey for the season. Players will be supplied with AJHS rugby shorts, socks and a mouthguard as part of their registration fees. Boots and any other individual rugby-specific equipment is the responsibility of each player.

Registration Fee

To be advised – but between $100 and $200 per player. (This is dependent on the team)

COVID VACCINE INFORMATION:
Some organisations now have a policy in place that requires participants to be fully vaccinated. For each event, we will provide details of the requirements on the registration form.
  • Rugby Coordinator: Mrs Jo Monkton 

Table Tennis

Albany Junior High School has seen some very talented table tennis players over the years. The majority of league players generally already belong to a club but, new players are always welcome to join in.

Competition

INTERMEDIATE (Year 7 & 8)

Teams are entered into the North Harbour Intermediate Competition. Teams comprise mixed age groups and can be a mixture of boys and girls.

We are currently awaiting further details of the competition but it is played in terms 2 & 3.

COLLEGE (Year 9 & 10)

Teams are entered into the College Sports North Shore Secondary Schools Competition. Teams comprise mixed age groups (i.e. years 9 and 10) and can be a mixture of boys and girls.

We are currently awaiting further details of this competition.

Uniform & Equipment

All students are required to play in their AJHS PE Shirt and AJHS PE Shorts.

They need to wear sports shoes and have their own bat.

Registration Fee

As we are awaiting further information, fees will be advised as soon as possible.

COVID VACCINE INFORMATION:
Some organisations now have a policy in place that requires participants to be fully vaccinated. For each event, we will provide details of the requirements on the registration form.
  • Table Tennis Coordinator: Miss Alex Wansink 

Touch Rugby

Competition

COLLEGE (Year 9 & 10)

Teams are entered into the North Harbour Junior Secondary Schools Competition. Teams must be either full Boys or full Girls teams. (No Mixed)

Games are played on a Tuesday from 4 pm at Sunnynook Park.

Information will be updated as it comes to hand

INTERMEDIATE (Year 7 & 8)

Teams are entered in the North Harbour Intermediate Schools Competition which is played in Term 4. Teams can be Boys, Girls, or Mixed.

Games are played on a Thursday from 4 pm at Sunnynook Park, Sunnynook.

Information will be updated as it comes to hand

Training

All teams will have a minimum of one training per week. Training days and times will be confirmed once teams are selected and coaches are appointed.

Training may be held before school, at lunchtime, or after school dependent on the coaches’ availability.

Uniform

COLLEGE (Year 9 & 10) AJHS Touch Rugby Singlet/Shirt (supplied for games) AJHS PE Shorts and touch or sports shoes.

INTERMEDIATE (Year 7 & 8) AJHS PE Shirt, AJHS PE Shorts, and touch or sports shoes.

Registration Fee

Compulsory Sports Administration Fee (one-off payment)  $25.00

Year 7 & 8 Term 4 Competition $TBA

Year 9 & 10 Term 4 Competition  $TBA

COVID VACCINE INFORMATION:
Some organisations now have a policy in place that requires participants to be fully vaccinated. For each event, we will provide details of the requirements on the registration form.
  • Touch Rugby Coordinator: Miss Alex Wansink 

Volleyball

Volleyball is offered for year 9 and 10 students to play in regular weekly competitions. Year 7 and 8 students get the opportunity to try volleyball on both indoor and beach volleyball zone days (see details on Zone Days page)

Competition

COLLEGE (Year 9 & 10)

Teams play in the North Harbour College Volleyball Competition with games starting in late term 3 or early term 4 depending on the team.

COLLEGE A TEAMS (1 X BOYS AND 1 X GIRLS TEAM)
Entry into the following competition will be subject to player numbers and level of ability.
Students that don’t get selected for the College A-Team will be placed into the College B Team.

Regular Season Competition:
Volleyball North Harbour Super League Competition
– Games played on Wednesday – from 4 pm to approx 8 pm, starting Wednesday 16th September and played through until mid-November approx.
Venue – AUT Sport and Fitness Centre

Tournaments: 
Volleyball Junior Qualifier – Friday 11th and Saturday 12th September 2020 (Auckland)
Volleyball Auckland Junior Championships – Thursday 12th November to Saturday 14th November 2020 (Auckland)

Volleyball North Island Championships – Monday 23rd November to Thursday 26th November 2020 (Tauranga) Entrance into the North Island Championships will depend on player availability and this will be confirmed once teams finalised. (Please note additional cost for this tournament)

COST: $250.00 per player (This covers the regular-season competition, the junior volleyball qualifier tournament, the Auckland Junior Championships and a warm-up shirt.
(A deposit of $60.00 is required by Monday the  27th of July, with the remaining $190.00 due two weeks after the teams are finalised.

This cost does not include the Volleyball North Island Championships which will be additional.
If we are to take a team to the North Island Championships there will be an extra cost of $750.00 per person approx. This cost is still to be finalised but will cover accommodation, transport, tournament entry, food and admin costs.

COLLEGE B TEAMS ( As many boys or girls teams as we have the numbers for)

Regular Season Competition: 
Volleyball Junior Season Details:
Boys – Games are played on a Wednesday evening with the competition starting on Wednesday the 15th of October 2020 and continuing through to mid-November approx. (Venue to be advised)
Girls – Games are played on a Thursday evening with the competition starting on Thursday the 16th of October 2020 and continuing through to mid-November approx. (Venue to be advised)

COST: $60.00 per player

Training

Teams will have a minimum of one training per week, which will be held in the school gym either before or after school. The A teams will have 2 trainings per week. Training days and times will be advised once teams and coaches are confirmed.

Uniform

AJHS Volleyball shirt (issued for the season) and AJHS PE shorts (or attire as confirmed by coach). All students must wear sports shoes.

Trials

3.30 pm to 5 pm – Monday 27th July 2020 in the AJHS gym.

COVID VACCINE INFORMATION:
Some organisations now have a policy in place that requires participants to be fully vaccinated. For each event, we will provide details of the requirements on the registration form.
  • Volleyball Coordinator: Mrs Jo Monkton 

Water Polo

Competition

INTERMEDIATE (Year 7 & 8)

Teams are entered into the North Harbour Intermediate Water Polo Competition. Intermediate Water Polo runs throughout terms 1, 2, 3, and 4.

Year 7 and 8 teams play after school on Fridays at the AUT Millennium, 17 Antares Place, Mairangi Bay.

COLLEGE (Year 9 & 10)

Teams are entered into the North Harbour College Water Polo Competition. College Water Polo runs throughout terms 1, 2, 3, and 4.

Games are played after school on Fridays at the AUT Millennium, 17 Antares Place, Mairangi Bay

Uniform

AJHS Water Polo togs are required to be worn for all games. (Sizing for togs will be taken shortly after Sports Registration)

Tog prices: Girls – $110.00, Boys Brief – $60.00, Boys Jammer – $70.00

Registration Fee:

Year 7 to 10        Term 1                                                                 $100.00 per term

Year 7 to 10        Term 2, 3 & 4                                                     $143.00 per term

  • Water Polo Coordinator: Miss Alex Wansink