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Taieri Schools Sports Association

The Taieri Schools Sports Association is made up by Elmgrove, Silverstream and East Taieri Schools.

Children in years 4-6 are given the opportunity to compete in a variety of events in sports they might not usually participate in and for some the chance to attend Otago Primary School Championship events. 

The TSSA meets for the following events:



In term 4 children who meet qualifying standards at school will participate in the TSSA athletic champs at Memorial Park in October.



Is run in term 2.

In orienteering year 4 children compete at Mosgiel Park in a time challenge event.

Year 5 and 6 children also compete in a time challenge event at the Dunedin Botanical Gardens.


Cross Country

Cross country is held in term 3 at Peter Johnstone Park.

Year 4 children compete in a 1500m event.

Year 5 and 6 children compete in a 2km event.



Swimming champs are held in term 1 for those children who can swim two lengths of the Mosgiel pool without stopping and can meet a qualifying standard.

Kayla Donaldson
TSSA Co-Ordinaror 

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