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 students' 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, Handball, 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.
Friday September 10, 2021
Congratulations to the following students who have recently been selected in the Under 13 Basketball Otago teams
Wednesday September 8, 2021
All winter sport uniforms are to be returned by the end of Term 3, Friday 1st October.
Tuesday September 7, 2021
Please note: this is the final week for Years 9-13 students to register for summer sport.
Tuesday August 24, 2021
All notifications regarding sport at the College are being communicated through our Facebook Page
Tuesday August 17, 2021
She has made the nationals again and will compete for Kavanagh College in Wellington in September.
Friday August 6, 2021
The mighty Second XI football team finished third in their competition with a comprehensive 4-1 win over OBHS last Wednesday at Robin Hood Park
Monday August 2, 2021
I now invite all students in years 9-13 to fill out the below link.
Sunday August 1, 2021
Congratulations to Deputy Head Girl Annabelle Ring who has been recently selected in the Otago Women's Gold Rush Basketball team for their up coming campaign