Thursday, 6 March 2014

Winter Sports Registration 2014

Welcome to another great season of sport at Russell Street School. We value the place sport has in the development of our young people and go to great lengths to encourage participation during ‘out of school’ time.    It’s important to remember that when you are committing to a team, that commitment is for the whole season. We ask that you read the following, fill out the information at the back of this form and return to school as soon as possible or
Before Friday 28th March 2014 with your sport fees.
Coaches and Managers - 
We have asked for help from parents to Coach or become Team Managers. Training materials are available and support from the Sports Team is always on hand. Experience is not necessary. Coaching and managing is lots of fun and very rewarding so please consider taking on one of these roles.
Coaches will need to take practices and referee games (except Flipperball as a referee is provided). Coaches are not required to pay sports fees for their child.
Trials - We will be holding trials where necessary to allocate positions in graded teams. Our A teams are competitive and at important games the coach may field his/her best players. All other teams are participation focused.
Fair Play Guidelines - Fair Play is about encouraging young people to be good sports people. It’s about teaching them to be the best players they can be while having regard for the feelings and efforts of others. In other words ‘ GIVE IT HEAPS, BUT DON’T GET UGLY’. The Fair Play program helps all those providing and supporting sport for young people to promote a healthy attitude. It aims to make sport safe and fun for everyone.
Uniforms - Sports uniforms will be issued to children of all sports teams via our library catalogue system. It is important that you understand and agree to the following care and borrowing guidelines.  Russell Street school sports uniform is to be worn at weekly sports games or when representing the school only.  Care labels are followed to ensure the longevity of the garments. More particularly with tracksuits or new uniforms, any loss, significant damage or major discolouration 
will almost certainly result in the replacement cost and/or dry-cleaning of the uniform being met by the family. 

For more information check out our “Out of school sports policy” on

Winter Sports Registration 2014
Flipperball is a junior version of Waterpolo where the players can touch the bottom of the pool. It is played all year all on Wednesday afternoons at the Lido. This registration is for term 2 only. Year 4, 5 & 6 - girls and boys can play. The season runs for 9 weeks.  Registration fee includes entry to the pool and hydro slides on game day.
Winter Hockey is played at Manawaroa Park on Saturday mornings. All ages can play and the school has hockey sticks that can be loaned to players if required.  Shin pads and mouth guards are compulsory and are not supplied by the school. The Winter Hockey season runs in term 2 & 3.
Netball is played at the Arena B&M Centre on Saturday mornings except for our Year 5/6 A team who play at Vauiter Park on Saturdays at around midday. Year 4 to Year 6 boys and girls can play Netball.  The Netball season runs in term 2 & 3.
Junior Netball is played at Terrace End School on Wednesdays at 3.30pm & 4pm. Year 2 & 3 boys and girls can play. The Junior Netball season runs through term 2 & 3.
Basketball is played at the Arena B&M Centre on Thursday afterschool with start times from 4pm to 5.30pm. Year 3 to Year 6 boys and girls can play. The Basketball season runs in term 2 & 3.
Please circle which sports you would like to play:
Flipperball $25 Winter Hockey $ 30        Netball $50    Junior Netball $10      Basketball $65          
This fee is for the whole summer season and includes GST. Russell Street School makes nothing from these fees and any leftover money is used to provide additional equipment for each codes.
Students Name: _____________________________________________________ Room No: _____
Date of Birth: ___________________________ School Year: ___________ Clothing Size: ________
Telephone Home: ________________________ Mobile (for texts): ___________________________
Email: ____________________________________________________________________________
Mobile numbers and email addresses are for your sports notifications.  Please only submit numbers and addresses that are checked regularly.

Yes, I’d love to coach/manage a team -
Name: ___________________________________________________ Sport: _________________
Please tick:   O I understand and agree to the uniform borrowing guidelines.
O I understand and agree with the fair play agreement.
Parents Signature: ___________________________Childs Signature: _______________________

We would like to thank you for your support to coach, manage, transport and cheer on the sideline for all our children. Without your support out of school sport would not be possible. Please contact us anytime for any queries or concerns. We hope for a great season.
From The Sports Team, Moana and Ebony.
Moana Lambert . Out of School Sports Coordinator . Russell Street School
Email: . Txt 027 4331 594 .

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