Upper Hutt School P.R.I.D.E. Values in Sport


Supporting our community in Sport.

Te tautoko i te iwi mā te hākinakina


At Upper Hutt School our students, parents and teachers believe that Partnership is…
    • People playing for each other and not for themselves – there is no “i” in team.
    • Being positive and praising your teammates.
    • Supporting all people involved in the team environment – coaches, managers, teachers, students.
    • Encouraging each other to be/do their best.
    • Inclusive of all ages and abilities.
    • Involving parents, whanau and older siblings, in coaching, supporting and leading.
    • Respecting cultural practices.

At Upper Hutt School our students, parents and teachers believe that Respect is…
    • Talking nicely to others – Using positive language that supports teammates and acknowledges their efforts.
    • Respecting the referees decisions.
    • Fairplay – playing hard, but playing fair.
    • Sportsmanship – shaking hands with the opposition,
    • being prepared for all practices and sporting events.
    • Thanking coaches and referees after a game.
    • Listening and respecting the rules of the game.
    • Being humble – especially when you win or lose.
    • Respecting your opposition.
    • Looking after any UHS sports uniform that is borrowed and returning it to school after use.

At Upper Hutt School our students, parents and teachers believe that Integrity is…
    • Doing your best all the time.
    • Doing the right thing, wherever you are.
    • Telling coaches if you are not able to make a training.
    • Being honest.
    • Playing by the rules.
    • Turning up to trainings and practices.
    • Taking ownership for your actions on and off the field.
    • Using positive language that supports your teammates.

At Upper Hutt School our students, parents and teachers believe that Determination is…
    • Never giving up, anywhere, anytime, for any reason.
    • Challenging yourself.
    • Showing a growth mindset with your sport.

At Upper Hutt School our students, parents and teachers believe that Empathy is…
    • Encouraging others
    • Accepting that everyone has different strengths and weaknesses.
    • Being patient with others
    • Accepting that there are different skills and abilities within a team or class.
    • Being sensitive to others needs
      Valuing everyone’s role in a team and what they bring.