Seek the Heights - Flashes
Level 1: Participation and Enjoyment in Sport
This is recognised by standing in assembly and being celebrated.Any event that you do not trial for or do not need to participate in organised training for that is run during school time.
Can be earned in events such as:
Other Inter School events may be added at the discretion of the Sports Coordinator and Principal
Level 2: Commitment to Sport and representative of Te Mata school
Children who have committed to a Te Mata team sport for the entirety of the season. ( We do understand that most sports are varied in season length) This means they have played in a team sport, attending most games and most practices.
Interschool and HB events count.This is awarded as a flash given in assembly after representing Te Mata in 7 activities/sports teams
These may include events such as:
Orienteering Club ( Go to 3 events)
Gym Club ( Go to Gym Festival) + lunchtime sessions
Regional Rippa Qualifying Tournament + lots of practices
Equestrian Event + Practice at home ie, not just a 1 day activity
Interschool Cross Country
HB Cross Country
Rex Graham Squads
Red Caps Cricket (First XI)
Additional events that become Inter School fixtures or the child is representing Te Mata. (To be considered at the discretion of the Sports Coordinator in consultation with the Principal
Level 3: Excellence in Sport
SEEK THE HEIGHTS
This is awarded as a ‘Seek the Heights’ certificate and a ‘Seek the Heights’ Badge given in assembly after representing Te Mata in 3 inter-school activities on top of Flash requirements.
Children who have received their sport's flash, and represented Te Mata in at least 3 Inter-school events.
Events such as:
Red Caps Cricket (First XI)
In the event of injury or illness where a student is unable to compete in the final event or performance, due consideration will be made based on their commitment to the code, at the discretion of the sports or cultural coordinator in consultation with the Principal.
Level 2: Commitment to Music/Culture and represented Te Mata school
This is awarded as a flash given in assembly after representing Te Mata in 3 activities.A flash is earned for children who have committed to a Te Mata cultural group through to completion and performance.
Chess (Go to Chess Tournament) + lunchtime participation in Te Mata competition
Kapa Haka (school/performance group)
Dance Festival (School/Interschool)
Orchestra (attend the combined schools orchestral day)
Level 3: Excellence in Culture
This is awarded as a Seek the Heights certificate and badge given in assembly. Children who have received their Cultural flash, and additionally represented Te Mata in a further 3 inter-school events or performances.Six activities (Choir, Dance, Kapa Haka etc) are seen through to completion.In the event of injury or illness where a student is unable to compete in the final event or performance, due considerable will be made based on their commitment to the code, at the discretion of the sports or cultural coordinator in consultation with the Principal
Information coming soon ...
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