Agricultural Extravaganza

Our school leaders have initiated a writing challenge for all learners in the school to reflect on our Agricultural Extravaganza or the Saturday of the Jubilee Celebrations. Sienna H was the first entry received and what an entry it is!

Senior Athletics Day

What a stunning day for our Senior School Athletics Day yesterday. A big thank you to Amanda van Rooy for her organisation. It was lovely to have so many families join us for the day. What a positive day indeed!

Kapa Haka Performance

Kapa Haka group this morning performed at the North Canterbury Kapa Haka Festival. They certainly represented the school incredibly well and the respect (whakaute) they demonstrated to all the other performing schools was outstanding. A big thank you to Mark Bishop and Michelle Orr who lead our Kapa Haka group.

Impressive mahi from Rōpū Ruru

Wow! Day three back in Term Three and these Rōpū Ruru learners are already producing exceptional pieces of holiday highlight writing. Impressive mahi Ms Wells and Rōpu Ruru. I was impressed with the level of detail the tamariki added to their holiday recounts and how confidently they read their recounts to me.

Ski Trip 2nd August 2022

School Day Out – Ski Trip to Porters Tuesday 2nd August 2022  On Tuesday 2nd August 2022 we are planning a school trip to Porters. The risk management planning and online links for completion of forms are attached to this email and will also be available on the school website. Please complete the online forms […]

150th Jubilee – 28th-29th October 2022

The Jubilee Committee are excited to announce that our signage is going live today.  Look out for the signs to appear around the community.  If you have not joined the Jubilee Facebook Group here is the link.

Rōpū Kea Papier Mache hand puppets

The students of Rōpū Kea have been creating Papier Mache hand puppets as characters for their play writing. Each of the puppets have been through a planning and design stage before the first of the papier-mâché was applied. The character of the puppet has been developed further by the painting and the sewn costume to […]

A Cross Country recount from Poppy

Today was the cross country. We did it because the teachers wanted to know who was the fastest. I was 4th and my friend Alex was 1st. I was puffed and she was too. We were hot and happy that we did it. Some parents came to watch.

Falling Leaves

What a lovely Autumn display created by Mrs Pearce and Rōpū Kererū. The leaves sure are falling all about the school. A big thank you to Des and Carol for all their hard work keeping the leaves off the school paths and court. We also had two learners from Rōpū Karearea give up their break-time […]

Kotare Class make Milo Monkey Cookies.

In our Kotare classroom we have been learning about Milo Monkey. We decided to make Milo Monkey cookies. First we put some icing on our cookie and then put another cookie on top. We put more icing on the top cookie. We put two button chocolate bits on for eyes and pink strawberry liquorish for […]