Please select the link below to access the weekly Bishopdale Basketball Draw. Students must arrive 15 minutes before tip-off so they can meet with their coach.
If you are unable to make a game, you must communicate this with Mr Evers via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) so we are aware of how many students will be in attendance each week.
Remember to bring your mouthguards as players will not be taking the court without it.
A reminder – please bring a spare shirt with you to basketball this Friday so you can return your Heaton singlet to Mr Evers
I would like to take this opportunity to thank all students for the passion and dedication they demonstrated during our term 2 trials/training sessions. We are really excited to begin our 2020 season on the first Friday back this term (Friday 24th July).
To see what team you will be playing for this year, please access the following link:
Students have an expectation to attend their weekly training session(s) and coaches will be keeping an attendance register. If you cannot attend a training session, you must email your coach in advance to let them know. If you are being coached by Connor, Guy or Eamon please email Mr Evers and he will follow up on your behalf.
If your training day/time clashes with another school commitment (cultural, sporting, music etc.), please email Mr Evers so we can make a plan. N.B. Before school language lessons, and the orchestra takes priority over your basketball training session.
- Before school (7:40am): Hawks and Hammerheads Combined Training (Mr Evers)
- Lunch (12:45pm): Harriers and Herons Combined Training (Mr Evers)
- Before school (7:40am): Harriers and Herons Combined Training (Mr Evers)
- Before school (7:40am): Hyenas Training + any Hurricanes/Herd players that want an additional session (Mr Phanpho)
- Lunch (12:45pm): Hawks and Hammerheads Combined Training (Mr Evers)
- Before school (7:40am): Huskies and Hornets Combined Training (Mr Evers & Connor)
- After school (3:20pm): Hurricanes and Herd Combined Training (Guy & Eamon)
Unable to attend a game?
If you are unable to attend one of your Friday evening games for any reason (illness, injury, holiday etc.) you must email Mr Evers. Some of our teams are made up of 11 or 12 players so adjustments can be made to accommodate student absences when I know in advance. Thank you for your support with this.
Information & Payment Letter
For all payment and competition details, please access and read our Heaton information letter: Heaton Information Letter 2020
Transport for early games
If you are scheduled for the early game on a Friday (3:30pm) and you are in need of transport assistance, please email Mr Evers by 3:00pm on Thursday (the day before) at the latest, so arrangements can be made to support you.
Welcome back Heaton Basketball enthusiasts!
As things are currently a little different in our wider community and at school in regards to sport, we cannot organise our traditional Heaton basketball trials to select our teams that play at Bishopdale on Friday evenings. As an alternative, Mr Evers will be holding daily House Basketball sessions at lunchtimes (12:45pm – 1:15pm), for all those students who expressed their interest last term.
The Basketball sessions will take place in the Heaton hall, except for on Thursday where 1/2 of the outdoor court will be used due to Kapa Haka. Students must hand-sanitise both on entry and exit to the hall, and the equipment will be cleaned by Mr Evers after each session. The activities that will take place will be non-contact based, to adhere to our school social distancing procedures.
Based on these sessions over the next six weeks, Mr Evers will select 6 boys teams and 2 girls teams that will be invited to represent our school in the YMCA competition. At this stage, we have not received any news from the YMCA regarding when the competition will begin and how it will be structured. As soon as we have any updates, I will keep you all posted.
To find out if you have registered for theses sessions and to access the house schedule, please select the link below:
Please select the link below to access the weekly Bishopdale Basketball Draw. Students must arrive 15 minutes before tip off so they can meet with your coaches.
If you are unable to make a game, you must communicate this with Mr Evers via email (email@example.com) so your coaches are aware of how many students will be in attendance.
Remember to bring your mouthguard each week, as players will not be taking the court without it.
A reminder that students must hand in their basketball singlet following their game (except for the Heaton Hawks and Heaton Harriers).
A huge thank you to all students who registered and took part in basketball trials over the last few weeks. The attitude and performances were fantastic and we are really excited for the season ahead.
As I mentioned at trials, if you were unsuccessful in making a team this year and you are still very interested in taking part, please come and see Mr Evers and he can link you with a team to train with. This way, if we have any injuries, illness or absences there may be scope for you to play some Friday evening games.
WEEK ONE TRAINING SCHEDULE
The first week of trainings will be combined so we can finalise a few details. Please look at the schedule below so you are aware of when and where you need to meet next week.
- Monday 6th May before school (7:45am, Heaton Hall) – Hawks and Hammerheads
- Monday 6th May @ lunchtime (12:45pm, Heaton Hall) – All girls players
- Wednesday 8th May before school (7:45am, Heaton Hall) – Huskies and Hornets
- Wednesday 8th May @ lunchtime (12:45pm, Heaton Hall) – Hyenas and Hurricanes
Please ensure you access the following link so you are aware of your first game times. Students are required to meet their coaches court-side, 15 minutes prior to their scheduled game. If you are unable to attend a game for any reason or are experiencing difficulties with transportation, you must see Mr Evers or your coach.
Can all players (except for the Heaton Hawks and Harriers) please ensure you bring a spare T-Shirt so you can return your basketball singlet to Mr Evers after you game. A huge thank you to Mr Phanpho, Jacob and Connor for their amazing efforts this year. Your dedication has been nothing less than extraordinary. Congratulations to all teams for some great improvements as the season has progressed.
The basketball training schedule has been confirmed (please see below). Please ensure you attend your weekly session(s), and communicate with your coach if you are sick or unable to make a training. Please see Mr Evers if you have any questions or concerns.
Heaton Hawks (Boys A) – Mr Evers
- Monday Lunch (12:45pm – 1:20pm) – Hall
- Wednesday Morning (7:45am – 8:30am) – Hall
Heaton Hammerheads (Boys B) – Mr Phanpho
- Wednesday After School (3:00pm – 4:00pm) – Hall
- Thursday Morning (7:45am – 8:30am) – Hall
Heaton Hornets – Jacob Howison
- Tuesday After School (3:00pm – 4:00pm) – Hall
Heaton Huskies – Connor Newton
- Monday After School (3:15pm – 4:00pm) – Hall
Heaton Hurricanes & Hyenas Basketball – Mr Evers & Mr Phanpho
- Wednesday Lunch (12:45pm – 1:20pm ) – Hall
Heaton Harriers (Girls A) – Mr Evers
- Thursday Morning (7:45am – 8:30am) – Hall
- Thursday After School (3:00pm – 4:00pm) – Hall
Heaton Herons – Mr Evers
- Friday Lunchtime (12:45 – 1:20pm) – Hall
Mr Phanpho, Jacob, Connor and myself would like to thank all of our students who registered their interest, and attended basketball trials last term. Your efforts and enthusiasm was infectious, and we cannot wait to begin the season in week 2.
Please access the information letter below, read it carefully, and ensure you show your parents/caregivers. All important information about the competition has been outlined (dates, cost, equipment requirements etc.). If for any reason you no longer wish to take part, please contact Mr Evers via email before Friday 4th April so the opportunity can be offered to another passionate student.
Structured training times and team meetings will be finalised early next week, and these will be posted on the Sport Blog, so please ensure you check in regularly.