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Sport at Forest View High School

Sport at Forest View High School is an integral part of our culture and an extension of our willingness to strive for excellence in all area of wider school life. We offer a range of sports and have excellence systems, coaches and facilities to develop the sporting potential of our students. We offer two high performance sporting programs, consisting of Rugby Union and Netball. These programs focus on high performance coaching systems, to better sporting outcomes. Talented sportsmen and woman are encouraged to select High Performance Sport as a year 11 NCEA course to further support sporting potential and ones understanding of biophysical factors influencing performance (see learning resources/Physical Education and Sport Science). 

Sports offered at Forest View High School. 
  • Rugby Union
  • Netball
  • Football
  • Hockey
  • Basketball
  • Cricket
  • Touch
  • Ki o Rahi
  • Waka Ama
  • Badminton
  • Volleyball
  • Softball
  • Athletics
  • Swimming sports
  • Tennis
We are also open to adopting new sporting codes based on popularity and resources. Please contact the sports department if you would like to contribute to our growing number of coaches/parent helpers. 

Rugby Union 

We run three rugby teams at Forest View High School, 
  • Boys 1st XV team
  • Boys under 15's team
  • Girls 10 or 15 aside team
All teams compete in the Waikato Secondary Schools competition. 

We run a rugby development program, which targets young rugby talent and aims to promote this talent through high performance coaching and conditioning systems. We also aim to better social outcomes through our rugby development system. Our development program consist of 20 year 9 and 10 students, combined with 1st XV players. These players are coached key rugby fundamentals two times per week in pre-season and are encouraged to participate in physical conditioning/weight training programs on other days. Key fundamentals include, 
  • Ball handling skills
  • Attack decision making skills
  • Attack contact skills
  • Tackle technique
  • Defensive alignment 
  • Position specific core roles

Director of Rugby, Martin Ash
  • NZRU Level Three Advanced Coach
  • Current Waikato under 15's Coach & selector
  • Current Waikato Rugby Talent Identification and Resource Coach 
  • Former Auckland 18's Coach
Netball
We run three Netball teams at Forest View High School, 
  • Senior Girls A
  • Senior Girls B
  • Junior Girls
Our Netball teams compete in the Waikato Secondary Schools competition. 

Senior A and Senior B squads are selected at the conclusion of  pre-season conditioning and trial programs. Our quality coaching staff ensures our players are get the best possible coaching to better prepare our teams for the rigor high level competition. 

Director of Netball, Taneta Riki

Football

We run two Football teams at Forest View High School, 
  • 1st XI Boys
  • 1st XI Girls
  • If we have enough player interest we will run junior teams
Our Football teams compete in the Waikato Secondary Schools competition. 

Hockey
We run one mixed Hockey team at Forest View High School. Our Hockey team competes in the Rotorua Secondary Schools Competition. 

Basketball
We run three Basketball teams at Forest View High School, 
  • Senior Boys
  • Junior Boys
  • Girls Division 
Our Basketball teams compete in the Cambridge Country Secondary Schools competition.

Cricket
We run one boys Cricket team at Forest View High School. Our Cricket team competes in the Gillette Cup Secondary Schools competition.

Touch
We run one mixed Touch team at Forest View High School. Our touch team competes in the Waikato regional tournament and aims to qualify for secondary schools touch nationals. Good luck to our Mixed team who will compete at the WSS Regionals in Te Awamutu on Sunday March 12th.

Ki O Rahi
We run one mixed Ki O Rahi team at Forest View High School. Our Ki o Rahi teams made the national tournament in 2016 and has a strong following at school. 

Waka Ama
2017 has started with an increase in participation numbers. The J16 girls & boys and the J19 girls will be heading to Lake Ngaroto, Te Awamutu on Saturday March 11th to take part in the Waikato Secondary Schools Regional competition. Teams will use this event as a warm-up to the Nationals which are being held from March 28 - 31 at Lake Tikitapu, Rotorua.

Badminton
We have a number of single and mixed Badminton teams at Forest View High School. Individuals or mixed teams compete in local South Waikato competitions. Badminton has really taken off at Forest View. Our player base has gown rapidly over the last year. 

Volleyball
We run a number of mixed Volleyball teams at Forst View High School. Our Volleyball teams compete in local South Waikato competitions. 

Softball
We run one mixed Softball team at Forest View High School. Our Softball team competes in the South Waikato Secondary Schools competition. 

Athletics
Every year we host a school athletics day, where we select a team to represent Forest View High School at the Mid-Islands athletics championships. Athletes who finish in the top three in their event at Mid-Islands will be selected to represent the school at the Waikato Secondary Schools championships. Athletes who finish in the top three at Waikato Championships will be selected to represent Waikato at the North Island championships. New Zealand secondary schools athletic championships take place annually in November.