Term One Water Polo Competition 2020

Please access the links below to check the team you will be playing for in the Term 1 CWP Competitions:

Full Pool Monday Evening Team – Term 1
1/2 Pool Friday Evening Teams – Term 1

MONDAY NIGHT FULL POOL COMPETITION DATES 

  • 17th, 24th February
  • 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th March
  • 6th April

FRIDAY NIGHT 1/2 POOL COMPETITION DATES 

  • 21st, 28th February
  • 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th March
  • 3rd April

WEEKLY DRAWS, GAME DAY INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION

All weekly results and draws are posted on the Canterbury Water Polo website: Term One Weekly Draws. Mr Evers will also upload weekly game times to the Heaton daily notices. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they check the weekly draw and be poolside at least 15 minutes prior to your game start time so you can meet your coaches.

Where possible please arrive to games wearing your Heaton PE shirt over the top of your togs, so you are easily recognisable by your coaches.

If you are unable to attend a game, please communicate this with Mr Evers via email (everst@heaton.school.nz). This way we can ensure we have sufficient numbers for each game, and can organise replacement players if required.

GAME LOCATIONS & TIMES

All Term One games will be played at Jellie Park. Monday evening games can be scheduled anytime between 7:15pm – 9:30pm (25 minute games – 4 minute quarters). Friday evening games can be scheduled anytime between 7:15pm – 9:30pm (25 minute games – 9 minute halves).

CWP – TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The Canterbury Water Polo U/12 programme is aimed at any player (no matter their ability or level of experience) with weekly training sessions. There is the opportunity to travel representing Canterbury or to attend trainings sessions to improve your basic skills, and become a more competent and confident player.

For further information and registration details, please access the link below:

For additional details or questions, please contact Laura Hammond: laura@canterburywaterpolo.org.nz

Heaton A Water Polo Team Finishes in Style!

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What a brilliant way to finish the 2019 season for the Heaton A Water Polo team! 

This group of enthusiastic & dedicated Heaton athletes made tremendous improvements over the past two years, & we are extremely proud of what they have achieved. The last game of the season was the playoff for 3rd/4th place in the ChCh A Grade Competition, with Heaton coming away convincing winners against Casebrook Intermediate. A massive thank you to Vanessa for her support with coaching and training the team, this would not have been possible without your support.

Term 4 Full Pool Water Polo Competition 2019

Please access the following links below to check who is registered for the Term 4. 

All weekly results and draws are posted on the Canterbury Water Polo website:

Draws will also be advertised in the school daily notices. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they check the weekly draw and be poolside at least 15 minutes prior to your game start time so you can meet your coaches.

Please arrive to games wearing your Heaton PE shirt over the top of your togs, so you are easily recognisable for your coaches.

If you are registered in the Heaton B team and you are unable to attend a game, please communicate this with Mr Evers via email (everst@heaton.school.nz). If you are a Heaton A player and you cannot attend a match, please contact your coach Vanessa directly. This way we can ensure we have sufficient numbers for each game, and can organise replacement players if required.

Term 4 Competition Dates (6 games total):
  • Monday 21st October
  • NO WATER POLO on 28th OCT due to Labour Day
  • Monday 4th November
  • Monday 11th November
  • Monday 18th November
  • Monday 25th November
  • Monday 2nd December
Training Sessions (Compulsory for Heaton A Players, Optional for Heaton B Players)
For our Full Pool Water Polo players, Christ’s College Pool has been booked on Thursday evenings for training sessions from 7:00pm – 8:00pm on the following dates:
  • 24th Oct (week 2)
  • 31st Oct (week 3)
  • 7th Nov (week 4)
  • 14th Nov (week 5)

N.B. There will be a small additional charge for students who attend these sessions to cover pool hire costs. This will be added to your school account at the completion of the season, and is expected to be approx. $4-$5 per student, per week. If you have any questions, please contact Tim Evers.

Term Four 1/2 Pool Water Polo Competition 2019

Please access the following links below to check who is registered for the Term 4, 1/2 Pool Water Polo Competition. We do have two students on the waiting list so if you no longer wish to take part, please contact Mr Evers asap

All weekly results and draws are posted on the Canterbury Water Polo website:

Draws will also be advertised in the school daily noticesIt is the responsibility of students to ensure they check the weekly draw and be poolside at least 15 minutes prior to your game start time so you can meet your coaches.

Where possible please arrive to games wearing your Heaton PE shirt over the top of your togs, so you are easily recognisable for your coaches.

If you are unable to attend a game, please communicate this with Mr Evers via email (everst@heaton.school.nz). This way we can ensure we have sufficient numbers for each game, and can organise replacement players if required.

Friday Night Competition Dates (5 Games Total) – Term 4 2019
  • Friday 18th October
  • Friday 25th October
  • No Water Polo on Friday 1st November due to Swim Competition
  • No Water Polo on Friday 8th November due to Splash Night
  • No Water Polo on Friday 15th November due to Show Day
  • Friday 22nd November
  • Friday 6th December
  • Friday 13th December
Free Training Opportunities
On two Friday nights, there will be a one-off opportunity for a training session for boys and girls separately, and this will be free of charge due to being earlier in the night. All students are welcome so please come along and further develop your skills and confidence:
  • Friday 1st November: Yr. 7&8 Friday Night Girls from 3.45pm – 4.45pm @ Jellie Park
  • Friday 29th November: Yr. 7&8 Friday night Boys from 3.45pm – 4.45pm @ Jellie Park

Heaton A Make a Splash at 2019 Canterbury Tournament

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We would like to recognise the brilliant efforts of our Heaton A Water Polo team at this years Canterbury Water Polo Championships. Our Heaton team produced some absolutely fantastic performances across the two competition days, finishing in 3rd place in the A-Grade Competition. A huge congratulations to all of our players and coach Vanessa for the continued progress and development of this great group of athletes.

 

 

Canterbury Yr.7/8 Water Polo Tournament 2019

TOURNAMENT DATES: Friday 9th and Sunday 11th August

DRAW AND LOCATIONS: Games will be running across two pools (Jellie Park and Taiora QE2). Please check the draw below for specific game venue and timings:

Tournament Draw 2019

MEETING TIMES: Players are required to meet Vanessa directly at Jellie Park on Friday 9th @ 8:30am. If you are having difficulty with transport organisation, please contact Vanessa and Mr Evers via email

 ADDITIONAL TOURNAMENT INFORMATION:

  • Games will be 30mins 4×5 Min Quarters. There will Limited warm up time but longer game time
  • All of our Friday games will all be held at Jellie Park
  • Our Heaton team will also have duty responsibilities throughout the tournament (similar to Monday evenings where 5 players and 1 adult are required)
  • Our Team must meet Vanessa poolside 20 minutes before each game and 10 minutes before each duty
  • When not competing, students must be wearing their Heaton PE kit over the top of their togs, so they are easily identified throughout the competition
  • Medals will be awarded to 1st place teams only in both A and B grades, with Most Valuable Players selected in both grades
  • By entering the Canterbury Water Polo Year 7&8 Canterbury Championship parents/caregivers agree to a media release where CWP may use photo’s taken for promotional material in the CWP circles and media platforms. If any of our Heaton parents/caregivers do not consent to the CWP media release, you must contact Tim Evers (everst@heaton.school.nz) before Wednesday 7th August
  • Our Heaton A team will be supervised for the duration of the tournament by Vanessa (parent coach), who will be provided with parent contact details, emergency contact details and medical information. During the Friday games at Jellie Park, students will remain at the venue in between games and for the duration of the day. If you need to leave the venue, it must be with your parent/caregiver and this must be communicated with your coach

TEAM LIST (WHO IS TAKING PART?):

  • Niamh I (Rm 9)
  • Robbie C (Rm 10)
  • Eve N (Rm 11)
  • Ana W (Rm 14)
  • Matilda O (Rm 15)
  • Josh F (Rm 16)
  • Anika T (Rm 16)
  • Dallas I (Rm 17)
  • Kate C (Rm 17)
  • Zavier T (Rm 18)

Term 3 Water Polo 2019

Please access the following links below to check the team that you will be playing for this term. There have been some team changes in both the full pool and half pool competitions, so please ensure you check the information below carefully.

All weekly results and draws are posted on the Canterbury Water Polo website: www.canterburywaterpolo.org.nz and will be advertised in the school daily noticesIt is the responsibility of students to ensure they check the weekly draw and be poolside at least 15 minutes prior to your game start time so you can meet your coaches.

Where possible please arrive to games wearing your Heaton PE shirt over the top of your togs, so you are easily recognisable for your coaches.

If you are unable to attend a game, please communicate this with Mr Evers via email (everst@heaton.school.nz) and/or Vanessa (Heaton A Team). This way we can ensure we have sufficient numbers for each game, and can organise replacement players if required.

Monday Night Competition Dates (8 Games Total):

  • 29th July
  • 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th August
  • 2nd, 9th and 16th September 
Friday Night Competition Dates (7 Games Total)
  • 2nd, 16th & 30th August
  • 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th September

Water Polo kicks off for 2019

With five water polo teams competing this term, interest at Heaton is at an all time high. A big thank to Vanessa and our ex Heaton students (Lucy, Isaac, Alex and Caleb), who have taken on coaching responsibilities and are sharing their expertise and passion with our Heaton teams.

Best of luck for the next six weeks students and have fun!

Friday Night 1/2 Pool Water Polo – Term One Information

Monday Night (Full Pool) Water Polo – Term One Information

A big thank you to all 18 students for registering their interest and trialing for the full pool competition. Your efforts were outstanding, and we look forward to watching you all develop this term. Please access the link below to see your term one teams.

Term One Teams 2019 (Heaton A & B)

Competition Dates:

  • Monday 18th and 25th February
  • Monday 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th March
  • Monday 1st April

All weekly results and draws are posted on the Canterbury Water Polo website: www.canterburywaterpolo.org.nz and will be advertised in the school daily notices.

It is the responsibility of students to ensure they check the weekly draw and be poolside at least 15 minutes prior to your game start time so you can meet your coaches (Heaton A: Vanessa / Heaton B: Isaac & Caleb). If you are unable to attend a game, can Heaton A please communicate this with Vanessa via email (vanessairvine@xtra.co.nz) the day before, and can Heaton B please communicate this with Mr Evers via email (everst@heaton.school.nz). 

N.B. The changing rooms at Jellie Park are being renovated. CWP have kindly asked all students to arrive at the pool with your togs already on underneath. Thank you for your support with this request.

Have a great term and give it heaps!