Weekly Updates

Term 2, Week 5(May 29th- June 2nd)

 Things to remember for this week:

  • School Photos - Monday 29th May
  • Library - Please remember to bring in your book bags and your books ready to renew them or change them.
  • E-LEARNING MEETING
  • On Wednesday 31 May from 6.30 to 7.30pm in the school staffroom there will be a parent information evening presenting how we are progressing on our journey with e-Learning. The agenda for the evening will be:
  • - What we have achieved so far!
    - Teacher tools.
    - Google Apps for Education.
    - Student tools for learning - sites / apps.
    - The SAMR model for integrating technology.
    - Good sites for learning at home.
  • Passion Friday. Remember to check what you need so you are organised.


Term 2, Week 4(May 21st-25th)

 Things to remember for this week:


  • Sum dog Maths North Auckland competition. Try to log on and complete as many questions as you can. I can see some have done some over the weekend. Well done! www.sumdog.com
  • Library - Please remember to bring in your book bags and your books ready to renew them or change them.
  • Student led conferences on Wednesday. Please remember school finishes at 12.30pm
  • Rippa rugby tournament on Thursday at Silverdale Rugby Club (only for those in the year 4 rippa team)
  • Passion Fridays are up and running again. Remember to check what you need so you are organised.
  • Mufti day on Friday to support the Westpac Chopper Appeal. Remember to wear a wig or facial hair and bring a gold coin donation - every bit helps :)

Term 2, Week 3(May 15th-19th)



 Things to remember for this week:

  • Week 4 Learning Celebration- remember to book a time
 HOW TO BOOK A LEARNING CELEBRATION TIME?

Go to the website www.schoolinterviews.co.nz and enter our school code: k23pp
You will need your child’s 2017 year, classroom, and name of teacher, to complete your booking.
Enter these details and choose a time that suits you. 
You will receive an emailed confirmation of your booking

  • Library - Please remember to bring in your book bags and your books ready to renew them or change them.
  • Rippa rugby training for the year 4 teams on Tuesday and Thursday with Mrs Maurice and Mr Collins
  • Passion Fridays are up and running again. Remember to check what you need so you are organised.

Term 2, Week 2(May 8th-12th)


 Things to remember for this week:


  • Library - Please remember to bring in your book bags and your books ready to renew them or change them.
  • Rippa rugby training for the year 4 teams on Tuesday and Thursday with Mrs Maurice and Mr Collins
  • Passion Fridays starts up this week again. Please get your forms in by Monday 8th May.
  • Remember to book in a time to celebrate your learning on Wednesday May 24th.

Term 2, Week 1(May 1st-5th)


 Things to remember for this week:


  • Library - Please remember to bring in your book bags and your books ready to renew them or change them.


  • Assembly - Friday 2.20pm




Term 1, Week 11(April 10th-14th)

 Things to remember for this week:


  • Library - Please remember to bring in your book bags and your books ready to renew them or change them.



  • Assembly - Thursday 2.20pm

Term 1, Week 10 (April 3rd-7th)


 Things to remember for this week:


  • Library - Please remember to bring in your book bags and your books ready to renew them or change them.

  • Bikes - Thursday is our bike day.  Please bring in your helmets and shoes as we would like to finish our bike programme with a duathlon (running and biking).

  • Passion Fridays - Remember to check what you need so you are organised.



Term 1, Week 9 (March 27th- March 31st)










Things to remember for this week:




  • Library - Our library day is Tuesday.  Please remember to bring in library books to either be reissued or returned.  Students are encouraged to bring in books from home or use their library books during SSR. Please encourage your child to read for 20mins each night. They have their readers as well as their library books!

  • Bikes -  This week (Thursday) we would love for the children to bring in their bikes and helmets.  Covered shoes are recommended.  
  • Passion Fridays Remember to check what you need so you are organised for Friday!
  • Assembly - School assembly on Friday at 2.20pm



Term 1, Week 8 (March 20th- March 24th)

Things to remember for this week:

  • Library - Our library day is Tuesday.  Please remember to bring in library books to either be reissued or returned.  Students are encouraged to bring in books from home or use their library books during SSR. Please encourage your child to read for 20mins each night. They have their readers as well as their library books!

  • Bikes -  This week (Thursday) we would love for the children to bring in their bikes and helmets.  Covered shoes are recommended.  

  • Passion Fridays Remember to check what you need so you are organised for Friday!




Term 1, Week 7 (March 13th- March 17th)

Things to remember for this week:



  • Rosalie - our French student is leaving us on Monday 20th March.  It would be nice if we could have a shared lunch for her on Friday 17th March. Please if you can bring a small plate to share that would be fantastic!

  • SWIMMING - Swimming again on Monday (March 13th) The year 4s will be going to the pool with Mrs Maurice and the year 3s will be swimming in the school pool with Miss S. Please make sure your togstowelscap and goggles are in a named plastic bag.
  • Library - Our library day is Tuesday.  Please remember to bring in library books to either be reissued or returned.  Students are encouraged to bring in books from home or use their library books during SSR. Please encourage your child to read for 20mins each night. They have their readers as well as their library books!
  • Bikes -  This week (Thursday) we would love for the children to bring in their bikes and helmets.  Covered shoes are recommended.  

  • Gala/Cakes  Cakes are due this Friday in support of the gala!  If you are able to bake a cake/muffins or a slice for the gala this is truly appreciated. Thank you for your support :)
  • Passion Fridays-  Remember to check what you need so you are organised for Friday!
  • Gala - Saturday!!! YAY!



Term 1, Week 6 (March 6th- March 10th)

Things to remember for this week:


  • SWIMMING - Swimming again on Monday (March 6th) The year 4s will be going to the pool with Miss S and the year 3s will be swimming in the school pool with Mrs Maurice. Please make sure your togs, towels, cap and goggles are in a named plastic bag.
  • Devices - Devices are to continue to come in every day. Please make sure the devices are charged ready for the next day.
  • Library - Our library day is Tuesday.  Please remember to bring in library books to either be reissued or returned.  Students are encouraged to bring in books from home or use their library books during SSR.
  • Bikes -  This week (Thursday) we would love for the children to bring in their bikes and helmets.  Covered shoes are recommended.  
  • Gala/Cakes  Cakes are due this Friday in support of the gala!  If you are able to bake a cake/muffins or a slice for the gala this is truly appreciated. Thank you for your support :) 
  • Passion Fridays-  This week (Friday) Passion Friday is going to start.  Students will be notified of their group, time and place. An email was sent out to parents so please check your email :) Parents this will need to be paid for before they start. Thank you!



Term 1, Week 5 (February 27th- March 3rd)

Things to remember for this week:



  • SWIMMING - Swimming again on Monday (February 27th) The year 4s will be going to the pool with Mrs Maurice and the year 3s will be swimming in the school pool with Miss S. Please make sure your togs, towels, cap and goggles are in a named plastic bag.
  • Devices - Devices are to continue to come in every day. Please make sure the devices are charged ready for the next day.
  • Library - Our library day is Tuesday.  It would be great if the children had a book bag, these are useful and keep the books from school and newsletters protected.
  • Bikes -  This week (Thursday) we would love for the children to bring in their bikes and helmets.  Covered shoes are recommended. 
  • Mufti/Gala  - Mufti is on Friday. Boys are asked to bring in savoury items (chips, crackers, nuts) and girls are asked to bring in sweet items (biscuits, lollies, chocolate)
  • Water guns- Our day for the water gun fight is on Friday. Children are welcome to bring their togs, towel and water gun if they wish to. 



Term 1, Week 4 (February 20th-24th)

Things to remember for this week:

  • SWIMMING - Swimming starts tomorrow (Monday 20th).  The year 4s will be going to the pool with Miss S and the year 3s will be swimming in the school pool with Mrs Maurice. Please make sure your togs, towels, cap and goggles are in a named plastic bag.
  • Devices - Devices are to brought in every day starting Monday 20th.  Please make sure they are charged at night and ready to go. Please also sign the new contract form that was sent home and return asap.
  • Library - Our library day is Tuesday.  It would be great if the children had a book bag, these are useful and keep the books from school and newsletters protected.
  • Bikes -  This week (Thursday) we would love for the children to bring in their bikes and helmets.  Covered shoes are recommended.  If your child does not have a bike we hope to be able to access the school bikes and helmets. 
  • Mufti/Gala  - Mufti is on Friday. Children are asked to bring in bottles (alcohol to the office or soft drinks or condiments like mustards, oils pickles etc).
  • Waterslide - Our day on the waterslide is Friday. Children are welcome to bring their togs and towel if they wish to. 
  • Peaches and Pickles Form - If your child is interested in any of the activities for passion Fridays please send the form back in by Friday 24th Feb



Term 1, Week 3 (February 13th-17th)

Things to remember for this week:

  • SWIMMING-Our swimming day is Monday. Year 4 will be going to the Leisure Centre as of the 20th February.  Please make sure if your child is in year 4 that they bring the swimming permission form and pay the money at the office. :) Year 3 children will be swimming in the school pool on this day. Please ensure your child has their togs, towel and uniform all named to avoid these getting misplaced.
  • PERMISSION/SIGNED CONTRACT FORMS-Please return these to me ASAP.
  • LIBRARY- Our library day is Tuesday. We will be going to the library this week.  Book bags are to come to school everyday please.
  • Bikes -  If you have a bike please bring your bike on Thursday 16th February. We will begin our bike programme this week.
  • Gala/Mufti -  Mufti is Thursday 16th February.  Children are asked to bring in brand new/non edible items please. Raffle tickets were handed out today. Please send these back to the office when the tickets have been sold. Thank you :)
  • Waterslide - Our day on the waterslide is Friday. Children are welcome to bring their togs and towel if they wish to. 
  • Powhiri - A powhiri for new whanau and tamariki will take place at 10.00am at the school hall on Friday 17th February.  A shared morning tea will follow with our teams.  If each child could please bring a plate to share that would be great. Thank you :)




Term 1, Week 1 & 2 (February 3rd-10th)

 Whanaungatanga / Connectedness

In the first few weeks we will be looking at:
  • getting to know each other and making friends
  • developing a positive classroom culture
  • knowing ourselves and how we learn best
  • discussing our values and expectations
  • finding out what excites us about learning
I look forward to meeting everyone and starting our learning journey together.

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  2. Awesome thanks heaps for this Christina, busy times!! It will be great to be able to refer back to this during the week, much appreciated. Cheers, Claire

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