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 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.