WESTLAKE GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL NETBALL OVERVIEW

WESTLAKE GIRLS HIGH
                   SCHOOL NETBALL
                         OVERVIEW

                                                                           Abstract
        This document provides a detailed layout of the proposed netball overview for
Westlake Girls High School. It includes a breakdown of the fees, a detailed timeline of
 events and a breakdown of Senior 1, 2, Year 10 Team 1 and Year 9 Team 1 as well as
                                                               general school netball.
Table of Contents
Pathway ....................................................................................................................... 2
   ............................................................................................................................... 2
  Senior 1 and 2 .............................................................................................................. 3
     Team Structure.......................................................................................................... 3
     Trials ...................................................................................................................... 3
     Practices ................................................................................................................. 3
     Senior 1 and 2 Competitions .......................................................................................... 3
     Player Development .................................................................................................... 4
     Fees ....................................................................................................................... 5
  Year 10 Team 1/Senior Netball .......................................................................................... 6
     Team Structure.......................................................................................................... 6
     Trials ...................................................................................................................... 6
     Practices ................................................................................................................. 6
     Competitions ............................................................................................................ 7
     Player Development .................................................................................................... 7
     Fees ....................................................................................................................... 7
  Year 9 Netball .............................................................................................................. 9
     Team Structure.......................................................................................................... 9
     Trials ...................................................................................................................... 9
     Practices ................................................................................................................. 9
     Competitions ............................................................................................................ 9
     Player Development ................................................................................................... 10
     Fees ...................................................................................................................... 10




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Pathway




                                                            UNISS Squad



                                                             NZSS Squad

                                           Senior 1 or 2
                                                               College
                                                            Netball Squad

                          Year 10 Cygnet
                           Program and                      Senior 1 or 2
                             Team 1


                          Junior Netball                    Senior 1 or 2
          Year 9 Cygnet
           Program and                     Senior Netball
             Team 1
                                                            Senior Netball
                                           Senior 1 or 2
                                           (see pathway
                                              above)
                          Senior Netball

                                           Senior Netball




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Senior 1 and 2
Team Structure
Seniors 1 and 2 will consist of a minimum of 10 players per team for the North Harbour Secondary Schools
Competition and Auckland Secondary Schools Competition (Senior 1 only). Two additional players will be
selected to join Senior 1 for Tournaments.
Each team will have a Coach, Assistant Coach and Team Manager appointed.


Trials
Trials for the 2015 competitive season will be held in Term 1 2015.
Trial Dates for 2015
Payment of Season Playing Fee is due on Week 4, Fri 20th February at the latest. If you pay for Senior 1 but
are not selected, you will be reimbursed the difference. If you are selected for Senior 1, but have only paid
for Senior 2 or Senior Netball, you must pay the difference.
Dates for Seniors 1-4 trials for 2015 will be in Week 5 Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th February both trials
will be held at school under the covered courts from 6.00 pm – 8.00 pm.
Trials for Seniors 1 and 2 for the 2016 season will be held on Tuesday 20th and Wednesday 21st October
Week 2 Term 4 2015, these trials will be invitation only. After these trials a squad of approximately 30
players will be chosen, they will be fitness tested before the end of Term 4 and a training programme will
be given to each player. The players will be required to complete their off-season fitness programme,
which will be tracked using Total Coaching. The squad will then re-fitness test and retrial in Term 1 2016,
the teams will be narrowed down to a minimum of 10 players per team, and the teams named.


Practices
Practices for both teams are held at Westlake Girls High School and the facilities available include, four
covered courts and three outdoor courts. Both Senior 1 and 2 teams will have practice twice a week on top
of the regular fitness that the players are expected to do. As part of practice, players are encouraged to
provide feedback to their respective coaches and assistant coaches on their individual performance at the
previous game as well as the overall team performance.
Practice times will be agreed upon by the coach, assistant coach and players in the team. If you are unable
to make a practice you are required to let your coach know before the day of your practice. But please be
aware that without a good reason, missing practice may also mean that you will not take the court that
week. However you are still expected to be at the games. Your coach will be keeping track of how many
practices you miss and if you are consistently missing practice the Director of Netball and/or the Director of
Sport will be notified and you may be required to explain your absences to them. If your explanation is not
satisfactory or the absences continue you will face serious consequences e.g. being removed from the team.
If you are injured you are still required to attend practice and games unless the injury is of a severe enough
nature that prevents this.


Senior 1 and 2 Competitions
North Harbour Secondary Schools Competition for Senior 1 is played on a Wednesday evenings at Netball
North Harbour during terms 2 and 3. Games are ten minute quarters and start at 4.30 and 5.30.
Senior 1 also has the opportunity to compete in the Auckland Secondary School Premier Competition on
Saturday mornings as well as a number of tournaments, including but not limited to; UNISS, NZSS and
College Netball. All umpires for Senior 1 are provided by Netball North Harbour, Auckland Netball and the
respective tournaments.
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Senior 2 games will either be on Wednesday evenings or Saturday mornings at Netball North Harbour
depending on their grade. Umpires will be provided for by Netball North Harbour.
Netball North Harbour Tournament is held on 12th May, UNISS is 31st August-4th September in Hamilton and
NZSS is in Ashburton from the 6th-9th October.
All girls are expected to be at all games for the season. If you are unable to be at the game for some reason
you are to notify your coach no later than the day before your game. Your coach will be keeping track of
how many games you miss and if you are consistently missing games the Director of Netball and/or the
Director of Sport will be notified and you may be required to explain your absences to them. If your
explanation is not satisfactory or the absences continue you will face serious consequences e.g. being
removed from the team.
If you are injured, you are still expected to be at the games to show support for your team depending on the
severity of the injury.


Player Development
Leadership Opportunities
Team Captains
Coaches are to appoint a team captain and vice-captain for both Senior 1 and 2. If the captain is injured
and unable to play coaches can, at their discretion, appoint an on-court captain for the duration of the
injury. If the captain is unable to perform their duties or behaves in a manner not befitting a Westlake Girls
High School student the coach, in conjunction with the netball coordinator, may use their discretion to
select an alternate captain/vice-captain. The coaches of Seniors 1 and 2 are to hold meetings with their
respective captains and vice-captains to ensure the captains/vice-captains know what is expected of them
and it is also an opportunity for the captain/vice-captain to talk with the coach about any problems or
issues that may have arisen in the team.
Player Coaches
All Senior 1 and 2 players are expected to coach a Year 9 team in pairs to ensure that the skills and
knowledge that they receive is passed down thereby ensuring a greater pool of developed players to choose
from for future Senior teams. Senior 1 and 2 coaches are expected to share their knowledge of skills and
drills to enable this knowledge to be passed down. Netball North Harbour will come into school and hold
coaching workshops in term 1 for the Senior 1 and 2 girls, as well as any other girls who wish to coach a
netball team in the 2015 season. These sessions will be compulsory for all Senior 1 and 2 players. If players
are unable to make the session due to an assessment they are required to seek the information missed from
other players. Senior 1 and 2 players must attend rules sessions to ensure that they have a basic working
knowledge of the rules of netball. Player coaches will be selected by the Netball Coordinator.
Fitness Programmes
All Senior 1 and 2 players are expected to maintain a high standard of fitness. The coaches and assistant
coaches of the teams will oversee the fitness that the players are doing both on and off season.
All Senior 1 and 2 players are expected to achieve a minimum of 15 on the Yoyo Test.




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Fees
Season Playing Fee                                                                  Fees
Senior 1                  Netball North Harbour and Auckland Competitions        $255.00
Senior 2                  Netball North Harbour Competition                      $175.00
                                   Playing Uniforms
Senior 1 and 2 Teams      Netball Dress                                           $91.00
General Uniforms          Warm-up shirt                                           $69.00
                          Sports Hoody                                            $55.00
                          Tracksuit                                              $165.00
                          Training shirt                                          $58.00


All players in Senior 1 and 2 are expected to have the full general uniform and playing uniform, and are
required to wear it in full at all games, competitions and tournaments. The uniform is expected to be clean
and at a standard befitting Westlake Girls High School.


How to pay fees/Online Payment System
To pay fees online:
   1.   go to the school website http://www.westlakegirls.school.nz/westlake-girls-high-school/
   2.   click on the red bar which says ‘Pay School Donations, Sport/Music/Trips etc. online now’
   3.   click on the ‘click here’ button next to Sports Fees
   4.   select which netball season playing fee applies to you
   5.   fill in student details and payer’s details and click ‘next’
   6.   confirm and pay




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Year 10 Team 1/Senior Netball

Team Structure
Year 10 and senior netball will consist of teams of 8-10 players for the North Harbour Secondary Schools
Competition. Each team will have a Coach and Team Manager appointed.
Year 10 Team 1 will be ranked in accordance with their strength against other senior teams therefore Year
10 Team 1 may be Senior 3 or 4. Year 10 players that show exceptional ability and talent could be selected
for Senior 1 or 2.


Trials
Trials for the 2015 competitive season will be held in term 1 2015.
Trial Dates for 2015
Payment of Season Playing Fee is due on Week 4, Fri 20th February at the latest. If you pay for Senior 1 but
are not selected, you will be reimbursed the difference. If you are selected for Senior 1, but have only paid
for Senior 2 or Senior Netball, you must pay the difference.
Dates for Senior Netball trials for 2015 will be in Week 5 Thursday 26th February and Week 6 Monday 2nd
March, both trials will be held at school under the covered courts from 6.00 pm – 8.00 pm.
Dates for Year 10 trials for 2015 will be in Week 6 Tuesday 3rd March and Thursday 5th March, both trials will
be held at school under the covered courts from 6.00 pm – 8.00 pm.
Trials for Senior 1 and 2 netball for the 2016 season will be held at the start of Term 4 2015, these trials
will be invitation only. After these trials a squad of approximately 30 players will be chosen, they will be
fitness tested before the end of Term 4 and a training programme will be given to each player. The players
will be required to complete their off-season fitness program, which will be tracked using Total Coaching.
The squad will then re-fitness test and retrial in Term 1 2016 and the teams named.


Practices
Practices for all teams are held at Westlake Girls High School and the facilities available include, four
covered courts and three outdoor courts. Teams are expected to practice at least once a week and players
should also keep up a regular fitness programme. As part of practice, players are encouraged to provide
feedback to their respective coaches and assistant coaches on their individual performance at the previous
game as well as the overall team performance.
Practice times will be agreed upon by the coach, assistant coach and players in the teams. If you are unable
to make a practice you are required to let your coach know before the day of your practice. But please be
aware that without a good reason, missing practice may also mean that you will not take the court that
week. However you are still expected to be at the games. Your coach will be keeping track of how many
practices you miss and if you are consistently missing practice the Director of Netball and/or the Director of
Sport will be notified and you may be required to explain your absences to them. If your explanation is not
satisfactory or the absences continue you will face serious consequences e.g. being removed from the team.
If you are injured you are still required to attend practice unless the injury is of a severe enough nature to
prevent this.




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Competitions
Netball North Harbour Secondary Schools Competition
North Harbour Secondary Schools Competition for all senior netball is played on a Saturday morning at
Netball North Harbour during terms 2 and 3. Games are ten minute quarters and have a variety of start
times.
Teams are expected to provide their own umpires.
All girls are expected to be at all games for the season. If you are unable to be at the game for some reason
you are to notify your coach no later than the day before your game. Your coach will be keeping track of
how many games you miss and if you are consistently missing games the Director of Netball and/or the
Director of Sport will be notified and you may be required to explain your absences to them. If your
explanation is not satisfactory or the absences continue you will face serious consequences e.g. being
removed from the team.
If you are injured, you are still expected to be at the games to show support for your team unless the injury
is of a severe enough nature to prevent this.
Social Competition
There will be a 9 week internal competition starting in Term 2 for those students who do not wish to play
competitive netball. Games will start at 3.45 in the covered courts. Players are expected to wear full
school PE uniform or appropriate sporting attire. Bibs will be provided.


Player Development
Leadership Opportunities
Team Captains
Coaches are to appoint a team captain and vice-captain for all senior teams. If the captain is injured and
unable to play Coaches can, at their discretion, appoint an on-court captain for the duration of the injury.
If the captain is unable to perform their duties or behaves in a manner not befitting Westlake Girls High
School the coach, in conjunction with the netball coordinator, may use their discretion to select an
alternate captain/vice-captain. The coaches of Senior 3/Year 10 Team 1 are to hold meetings with their
respective captains and vice-captains to ensure the captains know what is expected of them and it is also an
opportunity for the captain/vice-captain to talk with the coach about any problems or issues that may have
arisen in the team.
Fitness Programmes
Players in Year 10 Team 1 should also be involved in the CYGNET programme and will complete their fitness
through this.


Fees
Season Playing Fee                                                                  Fees
Year 10 and Senior Teams     Saturday competition                                    $130.00
Social Competition           Wednesday afternoon                                      $30.00
                                    Playing Uniforms
Year 10 and Senior Teams     Netball Dress                                            $91.00
Social Competition           PE Uniform/Suitable       sporting    attire   (bibs
                             provided)                                                     Nil


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General Uniforms              Warm-up shirt                                          $69.00
                              Sports Hoody                                           $55.00
                              Tracksuit                                             $165.00
                              Training shirt                                         $58.00


All players in Senior 3/Year 10 Team 1 are expected to have the full general uniform and playing uniform,
and are required to wear it in full at all games, competitions and tournaments. The uniform is expected to
clean and at a standard befitting Westlake Girls High School. If a player is taken to tournament who does
not have the full general uniform, they are expected to buy one, or borrow from another player.
For all other Senior teams the general uniform is optional.


How to pay fees/Online Payment System
To pay fees online:
   1.   go to the school website http://www.westlakegirls.school.nz/westlake-girls-high-school/
   2.   click on the red bar which says ‘Pay School Donations, Sport/Music/Trips etc. online now’
   3.   click on the ‘click here’ button next to Sports Fees
   4.   select which netball season playing fee applies to you
   5.   fill in student details and payer’s details and click ‘next’
   6.   confirm and pay




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Year 9 Netball

Team Structure
Year 9 teams will consist of a minimum of 8-10 players for the North Harbour Secondary Schools Competition.
Two additional players will be selected to join Year 9 Team 1 for Tournaments if necessary. Each team will
have a Coach and Team Manager appointed.


Trials
Trials for the 2015 competitive season will be held in term 1 2015.
Trials for Senior Teams 1 and 2 for the 2016 season will be held at the start of Term 4 2015, these trials will
be invitation only. After these trials a squad of approximately 30 players will be chosen, they will be fitness
tested before the end of Term 4 and a training programme will be given to each player. The players will be
required to complete their off-season fitness program, which will be tracked using Total Coaching. The
squad will then re-fitness test and retrial in Term 1 2016 and the teams named.
Trial Dates for 2015
Payment of Season Playing Fee is due on Week 4, Fri 20th February at the latest. If you pay for Year 9 Team
1 but are not selected, you will be reimbursed the difference. If you are selected for Year 9 Team 1, but
have only paid for Year 9 Netball, you must pay the difference.
Proposed dates for Year 9 trials for 2015 will be in Week 7 Tuesday 10th March 1.00 pm – 3.15 pm (period 4
and 5) and Thursday 12th March 6.00 pm – 8.00 pm. Both trials will be held under the covered courts at
school.


Practices
Practices for all teams are held at Westlake Girls High School and the facilities available include, four
covered courts and three outdoor courts. All teams should practice at least once a week on top of the
regular fitness that the players are expected to do. As part of practice, players are encouraged to provide
feedback to their respective coaches and assistant coaches on their individual performance at the previous
game as well as the overall team performance.
Practice times will be agreed upon by the coaches, assistant coaches and players in the team. If you are
unable to make a practice you are required to let your coach know before the day of your practice. But
please be aware that without a good reason, missing practice may also mean that you will not take the court
that week. However you are still expected to be at the games. Your coach will be keeping track of how
many practices you miss and if you are consistently missing practice the Director of Netball and/or the
Director of Sport will be notified and you may be required to explain your absences to them. If your
explanation is not satisfactory or the absences continue you will face serious consequences e.g. being
removed from the team. If you are injured you are still required to attend practice, unless the severity of
the injury prevents this.


Competitions
North Harbour Secondary Schools Competition for Year 9 teams is played on a Tuesday evening at Netball
North Harbour during terms 2 and 3. Games are ten minute quarters and start at 4.30pm, 5.20pm or 6.10pm.
The school must provide their own umpires.




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Year 9 Team 1 also has the opportunity to play in the Auckland Secondary School Junior Competition on
Saturday mornings at Auckland Netball. Year 9 Team 1 is also able to attend tournaments including, but not
limited to; Auckland Pre-Season Tournament, North Harbour and Auckland Combined Tournament.
Netball North Harbour Junior Tournament is held on the 26th May.
All girls are expected to be at all games for the season. If you are unable to be at the game for some reason
you are to notify your coach no later than the day before your game. Your coach will be keeping track of
how many games you miss and if you are consistently missing games the Director of Netball and/or the
Director of Sport will be notified and you may be required to explain your absences to them. If your
explanation is not satisfactory or the absences continue you will face serious consequences e.g. being
removed from the team.
If you are injured, you are still expected to be at the games to show support for your team, unless the
severity of the injury prevents this.
Social Competition
There will be a 9 week internal competition starting in Term 2 for those students who do not wish to play
competitive netball. Games will start at 3.45 in the covered courts. Players are expected to wear full
school PE uniform or appropriate sporting attire. Bibs will be provided.


Player Development
Leadership Opportunities
Team Captains
Coaches are to appoint a team captain and vice-captain for all Year 9 teams. If the captain is injured and
unable to play Coaches can, at their discretion, appoint an on-court captain for the duration of the injury.
If the captain is unable to perform their duties or behaves in a manner not befitting Westlake Girls High
School the coach, in conjunction with the netball coordinator, may use their discretion to select an
alternate captain/vice-captain. The coach of Year 9 Team 1 is to hold meetings with their respective
captains and vice-captains to ensure the captains know what is expected of them and it is also an
opportunity for the captain/vice-captain to talk with the coach about any problems or issues that may have
arisen in the team.
Fitness Programmes
Any Year 9 player that is named in Year 9 Team 1 should be in the CYGNET programme and will complete
their fitness programme through this.


Fees
Season Playing Fee                                                                             Fees
Year 9 Team 1              Netball North Harbour Competition (Tuesday Evenings)             $175.00
Year 9 Team 1              Auckland Competition (Saturday Mornings)                          $65.00
All other Year 9 Teams     Tuesday Competition                                              $130.00
Social Competition         Wednesday Afternoon                                               $30.00
                                        Playing Uniforms
Year 9 Teams (Tuesday Netball Dress
Competition)                                                                                  $91.00
Year 9 Social Teams Full PE Uniform (bibs provided)
(Thursday Afternoon)                                                                              Nil
General Uniforms           Warm-up shirt                                                      $69.00
                           Sports Hoody                                                       $55.00

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Tracksuit                                                         $165.00
                           Training shirt                                                     $58.00


 All players in Year 9 Team 1 and Team 2 are expected to have the full general uniform and playing uniform,
and are required to wear it in full at all games, competitions and tournaments. The uniform is expected to
clean and at a standard befitting Westlake Girls High School.
For all other Year 9 teams the general uniform is optional.


How to pay fees/Online Payment System
To pay fees online:
   1.   go to the school website http://www.westlakegirls.school.nz/westlake-girls-high-school/
   2.   click on the red bar which says ‘Pay School Donations, Sport/Music/Trips etc. online now’
   3.   click on the ‘click here’ button next to Sports Fees
   4.   select which netball season playing fee applies to you
   5.   fill in student details and payer’s details and click ‘next’
   6.   confirm and pay




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