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    Summer Sport: 13 February (week 3) - 24 March (week 8)
    Summer Tournament Week: 27-31 March (week 9)

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    Burnside High School offers students the opportunity to participate in a wide range of team and individual sports. Students compete with distinction at local, national and international levels.

    If you are interested in a particular sport, you can get more information and contact details by clicking on the sport link listed on the right side of the page.

     View school map showing sports locations.

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by Theresa Smith - Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 11:29 AM

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BOWLS - Canterbury Champs Success
by Theresa Smith - Thursday, 16 March 2017, 1:50 PM

A fantastic day at the Canterbury Secondary Schools Lawn Bowls tournament held 15 March. Burnside had five senior pairs teams competing and were successful in gaining 1st, 2nd and 3rd placings.

Congratulations to Chenielle Clark and Bonnie Taylor for winning the tournament, Sam Wallace and Adam Hodgson taking out second place with their aggregate score, and Billy Allan and Fraser Deavoll a very close third.

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ROWING - South Island Success
by Theresa Smith - Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 1:30 PM
Burnside competed well at the recent South Island Secondary School Rowing Championships held at Lake Ruataniwha.

Sam Brown and Devon Else were exceptional taking home a bronze medal in the Boys U18 Novice Double A Final.

Other results were:
Marion Harwick - Girls U16 Single 7th - A final and U 17 Single 1st - B final
Sharni Ross, Alex LAndon-Lane, Keira Jonkers, Harriet Fraser and cox Sophie Rowlands - Girls U15 quad 6th - B final
Sharni, Alex - Girls U18 Novice Double - 3rd B final
Theo Giannakogiorgos and Victor Hossbach - Boys U16 Double - 6th B final
Sharni, Alex - Girls U15 Double 5th B final
Theo - Boys U16 single 2nd B final
Victor - Boys U16 single 5th B final

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CYCLING - NZ Junior Champs
by Theresa Smith - Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 11:00 AM

Congratulations to Matthew Trenchard named in the NZ Junior World Endurance Team.

Matt and ex student Josh Scott are 2 of the 5 named in the five man endurance team who will be competing at the Junior World Champs in Shenyang in August.     


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SWIMMING - NZ Division II Champs
by Theresa Smith - Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 9:44 AM

Two students competed in the NZ Swimming Division II Champs held in Rotorua early March. Both athletes had fantastic results swimming away with gold and silver medals.

Bex Hurley gained a gold medal in the  Girls 13 Years 200m Butterfly and a silver medal in the Girls 13 Years 400m Individual Medley.

Peter Nichols gained three Gold medals in the 50, 100 and 200 Back and a Silver medal for the 1500 Freestyle.  Peter has also qualified for National Age Groups in Wellington late March, where he will swim in five events. 

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VOLLEYBALL - Three-Peat Mainland South Island Championships
by Theresa Smith - Friday, 10 March 2017, 10:08 AM

The Burnside Senior Girls Volleyball team have been named Mainland South Island Champions for three consecutive years. The team current and past players currently have a 70+ game winning streak. A huge achievement from these fierce female athletes.

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GOLF - CSS Three-Peat Titles
by Theresa Smith - Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 12:08 PM

Burnside High School defended their Canterbury Secondary Schools title by a slim margin.  The team of Juliana Hung, Amelia Garvey, Hiroki Miya and Hayato Miya went into the tournament as not only defending Canterbury champions but also national champions having won the title in 2016.  At the end of the 18 holes both Burnside High School and the Christchurch Boys High School team of Tom Parker, Ben Baker, Tiaki Ogilvie and Kansuke Shin were tied on a score of 224, the three best counting scores from each team.  The winner is determine by the non-counting score and on this occasion Burnside High School won on a countback by one shot.  

Juliana Hung anchored the Burnside High School Team shooting a round of 72.

The Burnside High School Team will travel to Hawkes Bay in September to defend their title at the NZ Secondary Schools Championship.

The 2nd Burnside High School Team of Jasmine Rou, Amy Weng, Jake Hosking and Thomas James were placed third overall taking bronze.

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by Theresa Smith - Friday, 3 March 2017, 12:40 PM

New Record

Congrats to Cam Clarke who broke the 1976 Junior Boys 3000m record of 9.57.9 by 0.9secs. The new record stands at 9.57.00. 


Under 14 Girls:

1st - Anna Kenworthy

2nd - Ashley Farrell

3rd - Mia Suzuki

Under 14 Boys:

1st - Cornelius Kaufiti

2nd - Daffyd Spratt

3rd - Milan Munoz

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BHS Sports Jersey
by Theresa Smith - Monday, 27 February 2017, 11:37 AM

The BHS Sports Jersey is available from the Sports Office and is the official sideline uniform for all teams and supporters. The Sports Jersey can also be implemented into a sports team uniform if the entire team agrees. The jersey is not to be worn during school and PE classes. 

Students wishing to purchase the jersey for $55.00 can first make payment to the Student Office before collecting one from the Sports Office.

The Sports Council modelling the BHS Sports Jersey.

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KAYAK - National Success
by Theresa Smith - Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 11:46 AM
Two Burnside students were very successful at the latest NZ Canoe Sprint & Oceania Champs held 17 - 18 February at Lake Karapiro.

Makyh Koekemoer competed in 7 races in the U13 Division (TYRO) and received 6 gold medals and 1 silver medal. He took out 3 individual titles for K1 100, K1 200 and K1 500.  Achieving the NZ top U13 honours.  

Lisa Carrington presented Makyh with his medal and he was photographed with Lisa, Jamie Lovett and Caitlln Ryan who competed in the NZ K4 boat that paddled at the Olympics. 

Madison Garrett  had a fantastic regatta and came away with 9 medals from 9 finals.  Madison won 4 golds, 3 silver and 2 bronze.

Two athletes to watch out for!