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Sports Academies

Gifted and Talented Programme Sports Academy


Overview

The opportunity for identified talented students to train in the hours of daylight, with highly qualified coaches throughout the school year, offers these athletes the time to perfect existing skills and to learn and develop a wider range of new skills. The students also learn from each other, in an environment that fosters and encourages them to be confident and willing to make mistakes, with the ultimate goal of working towards becoming an elite performer.

Academy Vision

  • To develop the individuals with the skills, discipline, knowledge and attitude to succeed in the Super 8 Competition and life outside of sport.
  • A tool to promote our school and draw talented sports performers.

Rationale and Purpose

To ensure that our elite athletes achieve high performance through:

  • Advanced tuition and coaching from highly qualified staff
  • Quality coaching programme that reflect the modern game
  • Competitive results in Super 8 Competition
  • Rigorous and competitive training both on the sports field and in the classroom
  • Maintaining academic and personal standards that reflect the ethos of the school
  • High expectations of discipline and self awareness

Guidelines

Year 9

The Sports Academy will comprise of 50-60 year nine students having two practical periods per week. Periods will focus on the tactical and technical development of the students in their own sports code as well as the physical conditioning of student athletes.

Year 10

The Sports Academy will comprise of 50-60 year ten students having four periods per week. Two periods will be in the students own sports code, with a focus on tactical and technical development. One period will be as two larger groups with a generic sports focus and physical conditioning. One period will be theory with a focus on NCEA preparation and Excellence. Fice sporting codes will be taught during this period, using four staff and two outside providers. The second period will be as two larger groups with a generic sports focus and physical conditioning.

Entry Into the programme

Entry into Year nine will be a selection process using enrolment information and consultation with Sports coaches and Intermediate schools. Students will be expected to apply for entry into the programme and if accepted will sign a contract.

Entry into year ten will be a selection process from the student achievement and consultation with coaches/Physical Education staff. Students will be expected to apply for entry into the programme and if accepted will sign a contract.

Failure to follow the contract will result in expulsion from the course.

Selection is not limited to pure sporting talent. There must be recognition from the students that they uphold standards of academic effort and focus in all subjects. All Intermediate students entering high school whether local to the school or not and who wish to perform at an elite level are encouraged to apply. A separate application form must be completed during the enrolment process. Please contact the Sports Academy Director Mr Te Ahu Teki for any further details.

After Selection

Maintenance of academic standards is a condition of continued involvement in the Sports Academy. This requires a high degree of motivation and to achieve at a level close to each individuals potential. The student must also represent Hastings Boys' High School in the code for which he was selected for the Sports Academy throughout his career at the school. Full attendance at school is expected. Academy students are required to have an exemplary pastoral and behavioural record.

More information about each Academy can be found under the sports section of the website or click here