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End of Year Date and Time

School will close at 1 p.m. on Tuesday 15th December for the end of our 2020 school year.  This includes the office.

Please make arrangements for your child to be picked up from school as there will be no staff here in the afternoon. 

If your child usually goes to Glamorgan Kids Club after school they should go at 1pm as the Kids Club will be open for them.

PLEASE NOTE: there will be no school bus in the afternoon or at 1pm.

Our first day of school for 2021 is Thursday 4th February.

The office will open on Wednesday 3rd February  from 9am to 12:00pm for payment of donations, outdoor education activities etc. Please note: the school will no longer sell stationery. 

Uniform orders will not be taken until 15th February.

Kia ora koutou.  Hello everyone.

Parent/Teacher/Child Discussions and end of year reports
This year has been a disrupted and different one for reporting to you as parents, but the feedback we received from having the discussions over several afternoons and for 15 minutes per family instead of 10 minutes was very positive. Following on from this, we are now offering these discussions again. Remaining appointments can be made on
  • Monday 7th December between 3:15pm and 5:30pm.
The teacher will give you and your child their end of year report at the discussion and discuss their progress with you. The link and code to make a booking for a discussion is below:
www.schoolinterviews.co.nz        Code: 7devb
Any parents and caregivers who cannot attend a discussion will receive the report, stationery list and other information on 10th December in the same envelope that will come home with your child’s class placement for 2021.  
Your child’s stationery list for 2021 and the letter containing information about donations, Mathletics, Reading Eggs, class consumables and any other information pertaining only to your child’s team next year will now come home with the class placement sheet on 10th December.  Online stationery orders through OfficeMax will open on 11th December. 

Oneroa Kahui Ako – Food Drive

Dear Parents and Caregivers,

Thank you for your support as we collect food and other items for the Salvation Army for families in need this Christmas. Our food drive ends tomorrow 4th of December! Examples of items you could send with your child to donate include: 

  • Dried goods (like pasta and rice)
  • Long lasting sweet treats (like biscuits, lollies, and candy-canes)
  • Toiletries (like deodorants, moisturizer, facial wash, and body soaps)
  • Canned food (such as baked beans, spaghetti-in-a-tin, and canned fruit)

And anything else that will give some families in need some Christmas joy! Earlier this year you sent food items to school in case of a lockdown. Please let the teacher know if you would like the food returned otherwise it will also be donated to the Salvation Army.

Thank you for your support as we help families have a great Christmas 2020!

Kind Regards

Ethan du Toit, Ella Irving, and Saya Lang

On behalf of the Oneroa Kahui Ako

School Pool
A reminder that as per the GOSS newsletter from the Board of Trustees sent home last week, the school pool is no longer open to the public outside of school hours and pool keys will no longer be sold. All children will be able to use the pool during school time in the summer months.
Welcome and farewell
We are sad to be losing Sara Quinn at the end of the term and wish her well for the future. Sara has been a valuable and treasured member of our team for 14 years in the school office.
We also wish Holly Browne and Kate Koman all the best as they take maternity leave in 2021.
Brian Halkyard will take on a different part time role from 2021 and we thank him for all his hard work and leadership as teacher and Team Leader for team 4. Congratulations to Nayth Loft who won the vacant team leaders position.
We also welcome Kate Roberts, Holly Keogh, Fin Nolan and Emily Smith to the teaching staff next year and Michelle Waaka to our admin staff.

Lunch orders

The last day for Ezilunch orders is Friday 11th December and first day in 2021 is Thursday 4th February.

Lost Property

The lost property box is at the back of the hall. Please take a look if your child has lost anything this term. All left over clothing at the end of the term will be donated to charity.

Northern Bays Cluster Schools Athletics Day 2020

Following on from our school athletics, a team of our top-performing nine, ten and eleven-year-olds went to the Northern Bays Cluster Super Athletics Day held at Kristin School. Competing against the best athletes from ten  other schools, our team members were really able to test their performance. The children were excellent ambassadors for Glamorgan School and we are very proud of our athletes. Many thanks also to all the parents who supervised children on the day! Your support was most appreciated!

Outstanding performances came from:

Long Jump

9 Year Olds

1st: Coco Latoa-Levi

2nd: Kaia Cousins

10 Year Olds

1st:  Saya Lang

11 Year Olds

2nd: Harmony Naeata

Shotput

10 Year Olds

2nd: Rori Seymour

11 Year Olds

1st:  Harmony Naeata

1st: Karora Andrell

3rd: Raige Doubell

Discus

10 Year Olds

3rd: Lucia Sanna

11 Year Olds

1st:  Eli Souster

1st:  Harmony Naeata

2nd: Karora Andrell

High Jump

9 Year Olds

2nd: Isla Elley

10 Year Olds

2nd: Deniro Rameka

3rd: Mitchell Baird

3rd: Saya Lang

11 Year Olds

3rd: Harmony Naeata

100m Sprints

9 Year Olds

1st:  Caleb Field

2nd: Isla Elley

10 Year Olds

2nd: Ariana Paver

3rd: Boston Pule

11 Year Olds

3rd: Saige Van Dyk

3rd: Raige Doubell

800m Open Race

1st: Ry Ward, 2nd: Harmony Naeata

Relay Team

9 Year Olds

1st: Lina Lang, Isla Elley, Caleb Field, Coco Latoa-Levi

11 Year Olds

1st: Saige Van Dyk, Harmony Naeata, Raige Doubell, Ry Ward

Library Books

No more library books will be issued this year. Please have a good look at home and send all library books back to school as soon as possible.

School Donations 2021

We greatly appreciate all donations made to the school. The school donation for the 2021 school year is the same as 2020 and is as follows:

Per year Per term
1 Child $190 $47.50
2 or more children $350 $87.50

Payment can be made any time now at the office by cheque, EFTPOS, Visa, internet banking or automatic payments can be arranged with your bank. Our bank account details are ASB 12-3080-0059486-00. Please ensure you complete the reference section with your child’s name and specify “school donation”. You are able to claim a tax refund on school donations paid by requesting and completing an IR526 form from the Inland Revenue.

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