Term 1 ends at 3pm on Friday 16th April
(School will be closed on 1st,2nd,5th and 6th April)
Kia ora koutou. Hello everyone.
Reporting to parents
After feedback from families and teachers we have changed our reporting slightly this year so we are meeting families in the first half of the year when goals can be set and then worked on together before meeting again. This means parent/teacher/child discussions will be at the end of term 1 and term 2 and if the teacher or family still feels a meeting is necessary in term 4, then a day will be put aside for this to happen. Feedback was that meeting in term 4 for most families was too late in the year to actually put any plans in place and follow though before the school year ends.
An updated summary of the reporting cycle is below:
Term 1 Meet The Teacher (10th February) and Parent/Teacher/Child discussions (22nd, 29th and 31st March between 3:15 and 5:30pm. We use an online tool to book appointments – details below)
Term 2 Written report against progress made in relation to the New Zealand Curriculum. Parent/Teacher/Child discussions (29th and 30th June and 6th July between 3:15 and 5:30pm. We use an online tool to book appointments – details will be in the school newsletter the week before bookings open with the code to access our school’s times)
Term 3 Sharing the Learning: Y1-6 3-6pm (Thursday 23rd September)
Term 4 End of year written report against all curriculum areas. Parent/ Teacher/Child discussions for those families who request one (Date to be advised)
- Monday 22nd March between 3:15pm and 6:00pm,
- Monday 29th March between 3:15pm and 5:30pm and
- Wednesday 31st March between 3:15pm and 5:30pm.
Whole School Assembly – Team 2 leading (if we are at Alert Level 1)
Our whole school assembly on Friday 19th March at 2pm in the school hall will be led by Team 2 and you are all welcome to come along. Please note this will only go ahead if we are at Alert Level 1.
Updating School Records
A form was sent home last week to all children from the office to update your family details so we have the correct phone numbers, email addresses and emergency contacts for your child. Please complete this form and send it back to school as soon as we re-open if you haven’t already. If all details are still the same please write ‘no changes’ on the form and send it back anyway. It is so important in these Covid times that your contact details are up to date and correct so we can communicate with you and contact you immediately if we need to.
If you move house, change email or phone numbers or emergency contacts for your child please let the office know at any time of the year. You don’t need to wait for this form to come home again at the beginning of next year. Many thanks.
Netball – registration and fees due by tomorrow
All year 1,2,3 and 4 children and those who were interested in years 5 and 6 brought home a notice about playing netball this year. Please check your child’s bag if you have not seen it and if it is lost or you want your child to play and they have not brought a notice home, you can download the notice and registration form from the school website under Parent Information-Permission slips. Registration and fees are due by tomorrow Friday 12th March.
Hockey 2021 Years 3 – 6
Please see the information below.
If your child is interested in playing hockey, you can download the notice below and registration form from the school website under Parent Information-Permission Slips. Alternatively you can collect a notice from Sue Hobin in the ESOL room.
Games are played on Mondays and commence 10 May 2021 (at this stage).
Fees will be approximately $100 to $115 for Mini Sticks, $115 to $130 for Kiwi Sticks Development and $125 to $140.00 for Kiwi Sticks Advanced.
A Glamorgan sports uniform is required. This can be purchased from the office but please wait until teams are confirmed and the amount finalised.
The amount of interest we get from players and people able to coach and manage, will determine what teams we enter. A small reduction in fees is made for coaches as a thank you.
Mini Sticks ¼ Turf (6 aside)
- Entry level for new players of Year 3/4 girls and year 3/4 boys.
- 30 minute games
- Start times are between 4 and 5.30 pm approximately
Kiwi Sticks – Development – ¼ Turf (6 aside)
- Introductory module to familiarise players new to hockey
- Year 5 and 6 girls and year 5 and 6 boys
- 30 minutes
- Start times between 5 and 6.30 pm approximately
Kiwi Sticks – Advanced – ½ Turf (6 aside)
- Year 5 and 6 boys and Year 5 and 6 girls who have an understanding of the game.
- 30 minutes
- Goal circles are used and penalty corners taken.
- Game start times are between 5pm and 7.30 pm approximately