General Information

Paul Winders is the very busy person responsible for the PE, sports and outdoor education programme. Paul is located in the administration area if you want to talk to him about anything to do with sports, camps etc. (Or you can email Paul at

Physical Education 

We believe strongly in the benefits of active involvement in physical activity. Classes are involved in regular physical education lessons as well as daily fitness. 

Sports Programme  

Children are involved in weekly sports sessions with the other classes in their syndicate. The sports range from t-ball, cricket, touch rugby, volleyball and athletics in the summer to rippa rugby, basketball, badminton, football and netball in the winter. 

School Sports Events 

School athletics (junior and senior), swimming (senior), rippa rugby (Year 3-8), triathlon (Year 5-8) and cross country (junior and senior) events are held annually. From the senior school events, children that qualify go onto participate at Central Otago events.

Winter Sports

The winter sports programme in Term 3 is the highlight for many children; Year 0-2 children do ice -skating while Year 3-8 children can choose from skiing or snowboarding at Coronet Peak. 


Swimming lessons are in Term 3 & 4 and each child has 6 lessons at Aqualand run by their qualified instructors.

Sport run through clubs 

Weekend sport through clubs is also offered in our area. Football is run by the Queenstown Junior Football Club, Rugby is run by the Arrowtown Junior Rugby club, Netball is run by the school, Basketball is run by the Queenstown Junior Basketball club, Hockey is run by the Queenstown Hockey club, Athletics is run by Remarkables Runners club. 



Central Otago Primary School Sports Associationw: 

Arrowtown Swim Club

    p: 021 297 1422 - Deborah McLeod

Arrowtown Junior Rugby

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Athletics - Remarkable Runners  



 p: Desiree Bond 021 663 804 w:


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Ice Hockey

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Ice Skating

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Run through the school    e:

Queenstown Alpine Ski Team

    e:,      p: 03 442-8182    w:

Queenstown Hockey Club


Queenstown Junior Basketball Club    

    e:    p: 027 669 8558w: 

Queenstown Junior Football Club

    e:      p: Jamie - 02108510282    w:

Rippa Rugby

Run through the school    e:

Touch Rugby

Run through the school with Touch Southland     e:    w:

Yr5-8 Girls Smash Cricket