The information in this link outlines the sporting opportunities that will be available to all students during the year. Please see separate handouts, the This Day notices, the student noticeboard or click on the individual sports links below for more sport-specific information.
The NH Cross Country Zone day is fast approaching and we need to select 10 students per year group/gender to represent Northcross on the day. In order to select these runners, we will be holding our NX Cross Country trial at Long Bay Regional Park on Monday 31st July. This course will be approximately 3.5km long. In order to attend this trial, students will need to sign up on the Google form (the link will be up on the This Day notices for the students to access or they can click here) and they will have had to have achieved at least a Bronze Badge (90th Percentile) in the Beep Test anytime this year. If your child is selected for the trial, you will receive a confirmation email on Wednesday/Thursday with further details and instructions. Any questions, students can come and see Miss Hale.
Registration is open for those students interested in developing their speed, power and endurance over a longer distance with special Cross Country/Running training sessions this term. These training sessions are suited to those students who are performance athletes and are ideal for those who are keen to represent Northcross at Cross Country events, such as North Harbour and AIMS, or who wish to compete in long distance track events in early Term 4.
Warwick Fenton, from NH Bays Athletics will be taking the sessions - every Thursday morning at 7.30am (starting from 27th July and finishing 7th September) on the Northcross Astroturf. The cost is $10 and there are only 20 spaces available.
To register your child for these training sessions, you will need to go to the NX Online Shop. A payment of $10 is required with registration and this is non-refundable. Registrations close on Friday 28th July.
Registration is open for those students interest in developing their Table Tennis skills with special training sessions this term.
Ex Chinese National Team member, Yantao Wei from the North Shore Table Tennis Association will be taking the sessions, every Saturday (starting 5th August and finishing 23rd September) from 12pm to 2pm in the Northcross Gym. The cost for all 8 sessions is $25. The training sessions will include: Basic and advanced stroke technique; training using the ball machine; developing skills through fun games and developing knowledge of the rules and strategies of the game.
To register your child for these training sessions, you will need to go to the NX Online Shop. A payment of $25 will be required with registration and this payment is non-refundable. Registrations close Thursday 3rd August.
The North Island Snow Sports Championship, held at Whakapapa Ski Fields is coming up in August/September.
The Skiing competition commences on August 21st and finishes the 24th August. The Snowboarding competition commences on 4th September and finishes on the 7th September.
Please click on the following link to see all the information regarding this event – please read it very carefully before registering: http://www.nips.org.nz
Please note if you wish for your child to compete in this event, it will be the parents/caregivers responsibility to organise all transport, accommodation, food, coaching, supervision and tournament management for your child.
In order to register your child in this event and give permission for them to attend, you will need to go to the NX Online Shop. At this stage the cost for entry is varied as it largely depends on how many Northcross students enter in the team. The more students who enter, the cost of entry per student is less. On registration, it will be required that you pay a deposit of $100. After registration is closed, we will then load the remaining amount onto your child’s school account – max. $100 plus lift pass (if required). Registrations close Monday 3rd July.
If you have any questions or queries, please email
An outstanding twenty four Northcross Basketball teams feature in the North Harbour competition this semester. These teams play on a Monday afternoon/night at North Shore Events Centre or AUT Northcote. For information regarding our Basketball programme and the North Harbour competition, please click read more
Northcross has twenty Netball teams this year, playing in the Netball North Harbour Intermediate Schools weekly competition on a Thursday afternoon/night. For further information regarding our Netball programme and the North Harbour competition, please click read more.
Eleven Northcross Hockey teams represent in the North Harbour Hockey Intermediate Schools weekly competition this year. Games take place each week at North Harbour Hockey Stadium. For further information regarding our Hockey programme or the NH competition, please click read more.
Four Northcross Waterpolo teams compete each week in either the North Harbour Waterpolo Intermediate Schools competition at AUT Millennium on Friday nights or the Intermediate Schools competition at Glenfield Pools on Tuesday nights. For further information regarding our Waterpolo programme please click here.