Waitākere College

Year 9 Sports Academy Class

The Year 9 sports academy runs 5 of the 6 timetabled days in the school week. The Year 9 sports academy will have generic sports and physical conditioning focus. Areas covered within the programme are:

Physical fitness – Cardio, plyometrics, circuit training, core strength

  • Nutrition
  • Goal Setting
  • Leadership
  • Coaching introduction

Entry Into the programme

Entry into the Year 9 sports academy will be a selection process using enrolment information application forms and trials which are held on the 1st day of school for year 9, students will need their PE gear and correct footwear.

Students will be expected to apply for entry into the programme and if accepted a requirement will be to play a sport for the school as well as maintain standards of academic effort and focus in all subjects.

All Intermediate students entering Waitākere College, local to the school or not who wish to perform at an elite level are encouraged to apply via the application form here