Chapel Downs Primary School aims to broaden educational opportunities for the students through extra-curricular activities.

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Sports and culture are an important part of learning at Chapel Downs Primary School. Encourage your children to get involved and have some fun!


Staff and the team from Counties Manukau Sports lead a variety of lunchtime activities including:


  • Athletics
  • Swimming
  • Bastketball
  • Rugby
  • Netball
  • Cross Country









Our representative sports teams include: Boys’ rugby, girls’ rugby, netball, soccer, touch rugby, hockey and basket ball.

Seven weeks of swimming

With support from Field of Dreams Foundation, the school runs a seven-week intensive swimming programme at Otara Pool each year. Children travel by bus to the pool and are given support by three trained swimming tutors per class.

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