Extra activities

Sport at primary school level is an opportunity
for children to learn new skills in a fun and supportive environment.

Sport at Welcome Bay School

We at Welcome Bay are excited about sport. Our Tamarki love sport we believe starting young will ensure they develop a life-long habit of being involved and active.

We have a range of after-school sports on offer, interschool competitions for various codes and exciting lunch time activates varying each term.


Term One Sports:

Summer is here and in this term we take advantage of our finer weather. We offer Flippa Ball, Rippa Rugby, Volleyball and Summer League Basketball.  

Welcome Bay school is very fortunate to have a school pool, so students get the advantage of swimming every day in the summer months.


Top Schools @ Gate Pa

South Cluster Swimming Championships @ Greerton Pool

WBOP Swimming Championships @ Greerton Pool

Term Two & Three Sports:

This term we kick off our winter sports of Netball, Basketball and Hockey.   


WBS, South Cluster, WBOP, BOP X-Country

WBOP Rippa Rugby World Cup @ Blake Park

Basketball World Cup @ TECT Arena

Term Three Inter-School Events:

  • South Cluster Speeches

Term Four Sports:

Flippa Ball, Touch Rugby and Fast Football, Weetbix Tryathalon.

WBS Athletics

South Cluster Athletics @ Tauranga Domain

WBOP Athletics @ Tauranga Domain

Office Hours of Our Sports Coordinator.

Contact: Janine Bollee

Email: sport@welcomebay.school.nz

Monday: 8.30 – 2.30

Wednesday: 8.30 – 2.30

Thursday: 9.00 – 3.30.

Our kids are fantastic, join us supporting them!

We here at Welcome Bay school are grateful for the help of our parent community and whanau whom without we would not be able to run our after school sports teams, nor transport children to the above interschool events. We have lots of resources, and have contacts for coaching, managing, umpiring courses with the varying codes. So if you able to assist with these teams please contact our sports coordinator all help is gratefully accepted.

For more information on sport you can contact Janine Bollee on sport@welcomebay.school.nz