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  • Fun Morning

    Fun Morning

    March 2, 2015

    Sprinting, tugging, sliding, splashing, wrapping, twirling, thinking. These were just some of the challenges the students tackled in teams on the Fun Morning. A huge array of “House” colours brightened our field. The activities were designed to encourage team work and help create an identity for each house. Each activity awarded points to the teams for encouragement, team work and effort. This year the winning houses were: Year 7 Rhodes; Year 8 Tikau. Click “read more” to see some photos.

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  • South Island Regional Jump Jam Challenge

    South Island Regional Jump Jam Challenge

    November 11, 2014

    The Heaton Crew and the Heaton Beats Jump Jam teams competed in the South Island Regional Challenge with excellent results. Both teams were awarded excellence in sportsmanship. The Heaton Beats were also awarded excellence in technical execution.

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  • National Success for Future Problem Solvers

    National Success for Future Problem Solvers

    November 10, 2014

    After an intense weekend being involved in a 2 hour lockdown and then required to perform a dramatic presentation of ideas, both Future Problem Solving teams achieved national success. The Heaton Limes came 3rd in the dramatic presentation section and the Lemons came 2nd in the booklet competition. The Heaton Lemons team participants, Cass, Ben, Max and Theo have been invited to the International Future Problem Solving event in Iowa in 2015.

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  • Intermediate Schools’ Indoor Tournament

    Intermediate Schools’ Indoor Tournament

    November 10, 2014

    The Intermediate Schools’ Indoor Tournament involved basketball, volleyball and squash competitions. The squash teams had a successful day with the A team being placed 1st and the B team 4th. The girls basketball team was placed 2nd and the boys team lost in the semi-final in the golden goal. Volleyball also had a great day at the Lincoln Event Centre. The A team were placed 4th. Well done to all students who participated in this one day competition.

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  • NZC Active Post Shield Canterbury Finals

    NZC Active Post Shield Canterbury Finals

    November 2, 2014

    The Heaton Cricket Girls 1st XI played in a T20 knockout tournament to see which team from Canterbury/Nelson would qualify for the national competition. Over the tournament, the team had two strong wins with some excellent bowling, batting and running. Although the team came 1st equal over the two days, a count back on the run rate was in favour of Tai Tapu School. Congratulations to our team of girls for completing another excellent season.

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  • Water Polo Success

    Water Polo Success

    November 2, 2014

    The Heaton A water polo team  have retained first place position in the Intermediate Water Polo B Grade Competition by winning the finals. The team played extremely well in the defence and attack, they showed great skills and team work. Thanks to Philippa Grey for her assistance and Murray Davie who coaches the team.



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