Sport

Sports

Our Sports Coordinator is Mrs Louise Lavulo. Louise is in charge of all sports, though relies on parents and caregivers to coach and manage the many teams. If you have any sports related questions, please email Louise on louise.lavulo@milford.school.nz 

Badminton

There is a schools tournament midway through Term 2 for Year 5 & 6 students. Dependent on time and coaching availability, there is also a school badminton club which runs during lunchtime in the Milford School hall.

Basketball/Miniball

Our school basketball teams play at two venues, Junior Breakers in Mairangi Bay and Norths Shore Events Centre (NSEC), though some games are held at AUT.  For further information, please see the Basketball sub-page

Link to the Junior Breakers draw: Junior Breakers draw

Link to the NSEC draw: Harbour Basketball draw

Chess

There is a lunchtime Chess club in Room 4 on Wednesdays for Year 4 – 6 students. There is a Cluster tournament in Term 1 and a Regional Tournament in Term 2. For further information, please see our Chess sub-page.

Cricket

Cricket Blitz is held on Thursdays after school for Year 5 & 6 students during Term 1 & 4. Cricket is provided for by independent clubs such as Takapuna Cricket or Forrest Hill Cricket. For further information, please see our Cricket sub-page.

Flippa Ball/Waterpolo

Flippa Ball is a child friendly version of waterpolo (it has minor rule adjustments). Boys and girls play in composite teams. Games are played on a Sunday at the Millennium Institute of Sports, Mairangi Bay. For further information, please see the Flippa Ball sub-page.

Link to the draw: Flippa Ball & Newbies draw

Football/Soccer

Soccer for boys and girls is provided for by independent clubs such as Takapuna AFC, Taharoto Drive or Forrest Hill AFC, Tristram Ave. Dependent on time and coaching availability, there is a tournament for schools to enter in Term 4. For further information, please see the Football sub-page.

Golf

There are tournaments for schools each year in Term 2 for Year 4-6 students; these tournaments are aimed at players with previous experience.

Gymnastics

There is a Gymnastics competition held in Term 4 at North Harbour Gymnastics in Glenfield. In the past we have selected  Year 5 & 6 boys and girls that have been formed into teams to compete against other schools from the North Shore and Hibiscus Coast in a competition during school time. Local Gymnastics clubs are North Harbour Gymnastics, Silverfield Road, Glenfield and YMCA, Akoranga Drive, Northcote. For further information, please see the Gymnastics sub-page.

Hockey

Hockey is played at the North Harbour Hockey Stadium in Albany on a Monday for Year 3-6 students. For further information, please visit our Hockey sub-page.

Netball   Netball is available for Year 1-6 students. Please contact Mrs Linda Vane for further information.

  • Years 1 – 3 play on Monday afternoons at AMI Netball Courts, Onewa Domain.
  • Year 4  play on a Monday at AMI Stadium and/or a Saturday at Westlake Girls High School.
  • Year 5 and 6 play on a Wednesday afternoon at the AMI Netball Courts, Onewa Domain and/or a Saturday at Westlake Girls High School.

Web links: http://www.netballnorthharbour.co.nz/

Rippa/Rugby

Rippa rugby is non-contact hybrid of rugby which promotes ball-handling and running skills, there is also the opportunity to enter a tackle rugby team if there are sufficient numbers and coaches available. This sport is for boys and girls and the tournament days are held at Takapuna RFC. There are 3-4 tournaments for schools each year across Term 2 & 3. The local clubs that offer rippa and rugby over the winter are East Coast Bays, Glenfield and Takapuna. For further information, please see the Rippa & Rugby sub-page.

Touch Rugby

Touch is a minimal-contact version of rugby which promotes ball-handling, passing and running skills. Boys and girls play in composite teams at times. The games are held after school on Thursdays at Becroft Park in Forrest Hill during Term 4 for Year 1-6 students. For further information, please see out Touch Rugby sub-page. 

Pupuke Sports Cluster

Milford School, along with Forrest Hill School, St Joseph’s School and Takapuna Primary School, make up the Pupuke Sports Cluster, where selected students from these schools compete against each other. Cluster Swimming is held in Term 1, Cluster Cross Country is usually held in Term 3, and Cluster Athletics is held in Term 4.

Note:

Some other sports that Milford School have taken part in over the past few years have been: Rhythmic Gymnastics, Skiing, and Table Tennis.

If there is a sport you as a parent can provide expertise in please don’t hesitate to contact the Milford School Sports Coordinator, Louise Lavulo