Throughout term 4 all classes take part in athletics training and then compete in the Intercluster competition. Those competing in school teams also receive additional training.
Whanganui Intermediate has a strong basketball team and has sent teams to the AIMS games as well as Interschool and Supersport
competitions. Basketball is offered in our Wednesday afternoon Academy programme.
At WIS we offer tackle, touch and rippa rugby throughout the year.
We offer football for boys and girls during the winter terms. Football is a popular choice for many students on Wednesday afternoons
In terms 2 & 3 WIS teams take part in the Saturday morning competition at Wembley Park.
Whanganui Intermediate School has a very strong netball programme which runs through terms 2 and 3. Netball is another popular choice for students during Wednesday academy time.
Every year we hold an Interclass cross country competition which all students participate in. From this, we select our team to go to the Interschool competition.
Our Astro-turf courts allow tennis lessons to be part of our PE programme.
We have a strong lifesaving team who train through term 1 and compete in the interschool life-saving competition.
During terms 1 and 4 (weather permitting) all classes have swimming lessons as part of their PE programme. We also run an Intercluster swimming competition early in term 1. From this competition, we select our team to compete for the school in the Interschool competition.
Students are able to take part in badminton competition after school on Tuesdays at Springvale Stadium. All students also have lessons introducing them to badminton and helping them improve their skills in term 2.
We have a full winter hockey team as part of winter sports throughout terms 2 & 3. Hockey is also a Wednesday academy option.
Whanganui Intermediate has a number of 8-a-side hardball cricket teams who play on Saturday morning during
terms 1 and 4.
Softball at WIS is played in terms 1 and 4.
Games are played on Saturdays at the Braves Softball Park in Gonville.
WIS students can play in teams which compete in terms 1 and 4 on Wednesday after school.
Mountain biking is offered as part of winter sports. Students regularly have the opportunity to ride the bike trails in the local area. Our best students are selected to compete in mountain biking competitions throughout the year.
Road Cycling & Triathlon
There is an Academy that runs throughout the year, during and after school, for the development of competitive triathletes and road cyclists. Our best students are selected to compete in competitions throughout the year.