Congratulations to Peninsula Primary’s swim team, who competed at the annual Te Atatu Cluster Competition and came 2nd overall. The children did exceptionally well in their heats and also made the finals. These were very close which made for a compelling competition. Their results are to be confirmed. Results for the individual medley are: Eliana [...]
On Tuesday 22nd May, as Mr Tahana’s student teacher, I accompanied the A and B soccer teams to their soccer tournament in Kervil Park. Each team played five 20 minute games. As an assistant coach of the B Team, I’m proud to say that they placed 1st in the B Finals; and their senior team, [...]
PPS held our annual cross country on 25th October. It was such a great event and everyone involved did a fantastic job of running in their races. Everyone was split into their year level groups, with a total of 6 races: · Year 6 girls · Year 6 boys · Year 5 girls · Year [...]
It was a bright, sunny summer day, ideal for cricket, when our school’s cricket team excelled at the Zonal Cricket Day, held at the Neil Avenue sports fields. In our first game, against Flanshaw, the team was still adjusting to the big occasion of playing on a cricket pitch with a hard plastic ball. We [...]
On Wednesday 7th June, the Te Atatu Schools Basketball Tournament took place at Waitakere Trust Stadium in Henderson. Mr Tahana and I, along with some parents and the Basketball A and B teams all went along. Each team played five 20 minute games. They displayed great teamwork and sportsmanship and were well led by their [...]
A group of 18 athletic children from Peninsula Primary School participated in the Auckland Kids Marathon on October 28th. Being part of this event is an incredible experience. The children all ran really well and finished the race with big smiles and a medal! What a great achievement.
On Friday 30th November a team of 20 Pacific Island children from Peninsula Primary School participated in the 2012 Sportspacific games which was held at Moire Park, Massey. The event is organised by Team Sportspacific Waitakere. The children had a great time while taking pride in their pasifika heritage of teamwork, love and support for [...]