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Athletics Day 2016

posted 4 Feb 2016, 16:59 by Debbie Stevens   [ updated 4 Feb 2016, 17:50 ]
Waikato Diocesan School Athletics Day takes place on Thursday 11 February.  Parents/grandparents/whanau are very welcome to join us.

ALL students are expected to attend unless prior leave has been applied for via 

For unanticipated illness or an urgent situation, your  must ring the school absence line or email  A valid reason must be supplied for our records.

Students must be at Porritt Stadium by 8.25am for morning roll call. Students need to be collected from outside Porritt Stadium between 3.00 and 3.30pm. Students who normally drive to school will find plenty of parking at the stadium.

Boarders are to assemble outside the gym at 8.10 am ready to be transported by bus to Porritt Stadium.

Staff will not be available to supervise students after 3.30pm. 

If the weather is looking doubtful (thunder storms/heavy rain) please ring the Info Line –0900RADIO or 0900 723-46 to check if the sports day has been cancelled. If cancelled, students must come to school prepared for a normal school day.

Athletic Sports Bus/Transport Organisation

Te Awamutu, Cambridge/ bus: students will be dropped off at and collected from Porritt Stadium.

Morrinsville bus: students will be dropped off at Porritt Stadium in the morning in time for roll call.  When the Athletics Day has finished at approximately 3.00 pm, these students will be amongst the first students to be  transported back to Dio to catch their bus via a chartered Turley Motors  bus or the school mini van.

Huntly, Ngaruawahia, Raglan, Matangi/Gordonton/Puketaha,Horotiu/Horsham Downs, Whitikahu/Orini students will come to school on their respective bus runs as normal. They will then board a Turley Motors chartered bus  which will depart from outside the  Dio Gym at 8.20 am. This bus will transport the girls to the stadium and also return them to school in the afternoon for them to catch their buses home. This bus will depart Porritt Stadium at approximately 3.00 pm

To see the programme for the day, please click here.