At Kavanagh College, we believe that sport is an excellent vehicle to deliver and reinforce the College’s core values – Respect, Service, Justice and Truth. The sporting culture of Kavanagh College should be based on, and reflect, these core values.
Kavanagh College believes that sport is an important part of our student’s holistic education and development. Sport is one component of the Kavanagh College experience alongside special character, academic, cultural, pastoral and social activities.
We aim to promote active participation in sport and provide opportunities for students to excel in sport.
We believe that young people who participate in structured sport at a level appropriate to them will develop skills and become better students, employees and citizens.
‘Sport at Kavanagh, Making Better People’
To promote a high level of participation in sporting opportunities.
To provide well organised and managed opportunities in sport.
To develop competitive and high achieving teams where appropriate.
To support high achieving individuals reach their goals in sport.
For Kavanagh College to be seen as having a positive sporting culture, by those within and outside the school environment.
Students are able to represent Kavanagh College in the following codes – Athletics, Cricket, Futsal, Rowing, Swimming, Orienteering, Tennis, Touch, Triathlon, Mini Volley, Volleyball, Waterpolo, Cross Country, Badminton, Basketball, Curling, Football, Hockey, Mini Hockey, Miniball, Netball and Rugby.
Kavanagh College will also help facilitate opportunities, usually in conjunction with clubs, for students to participate in codes not offered by the College, or in codes offered by the College but at a higher level. These include, but aren’t limited to Aerobics, Athletics, Cricket, Cycling, Golf, Mountain Biking, Multi-Sport, Softball, Surf Lifesaving, and Swimming.
Wednesday April 14, 2021
On Monday our U13 Rugby team traveled to St Peters, Gore, for the first match of the season.
Monday April 12, 2021
A team of four athletes and parents traveled to Christchurch recently to compete in the South Island Secondary School Athletics.
Wednesday March 31, 2021
Last Tuesday Year 10 students Daisy Jarvie, Abby Simpson, Sophie Golden, Ryleigh Makiiti, and Aya Oseki headed to Auckland for three and a half days competing in the NZ 3v3 Basketball Nationals.
Tuesday March 30, 2021
It is wonderful to have so many volunteer student coaches to work with our junior netballers.
Monday March 29, 2021
Congratulations to Year 11 student Georgia Kennedy who has been selected to attend the New Zealand Under 17 Women's Football camp in Auckland from 27 April - 30 April.
Sunday March 28, 2021
On Saturday 27 March, Taylor Hamilton successfully completed her Shodan grading with Seido Karate.
Wednesday March 17, 2021
The NZ Curling Association is seeking expressions of interest from youth who would like to curl for New Zealand at the 2024 Winter Youth Olympics in Ganwon, South Korea. Competitors must be born in the years 2006 to 2009 (i.e. turning 15, 15, 17 or 18 in 2024).
Monday March 15, 2021
Kavanagh College has good numbers named in the Basketball Otago rep teams named recently.
Sunday March 14, 2021
The Otago Athletics champs were held in perfect conditions at the Caledonian Ground on Friday March 12 and Saturday March 13