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Term 1 ends at 3pm on Friday 16th April

(School is closed on Thursday 1st, Friday 2nd, Monday 5th and Tuesday 6th April)

Term 2 starts at 9am on Monday 3rd May and ends at 3pm on Friday 9th July

Kia ora koutou.  Hello everyone.

Date for disco confirmed for Friday 14th May 2021 – It was decided that we go back to a split disco with Years: 1,2,3 going from 6-7pm and Years 4,5,6 (plus year 3 children in composite class) going from 7:30-8:30pm – more details to follow in the coming weeks.
We still need a sponsor for the photobooth.  If you or your company are interested in sponsoring us for an event please
We encourage parents to follow our Facebook page to stay up to date on what FOTS events are happening this year.
If you would like to get involved with FOTS as a member or even just help out at events flick me (Sarah) an email
to – We need helpers for the Disco, there will be 2 shifts.
Our next meeting will be Monday, 12 April at 7pm in the staff room (above the office).

Mornings in the Drop Off Zone

Last week we had a close call in our drop off zone when children were getting out of cars on the yellow lines and running across to the school side. Please do not park on the yellow lines, always park on the left and say a quick goodbye and then move slowly down and out of the drop off zone. Move as far down as you can so other cars can get in. This is a no parking area between 8:15am and 9am.
We are looking for parent volunteers to be marshalls and help move the traffic along in the mornings. If you can volunteer one morning per week between 8:30am and 9am please let the office know. Thank you to the two parents who have volunteered so far. Let’s work together to keep our tamariki safe.
See the attached brochure for safe use of our drop off zone – at least we have this safe place for cars to use which would be much appreciated by other schools so let’s use it well.

University of Canterbury’s Great Kiwi English, Mathematics and Science competitions

This year we will be taking part in the University of Canterbury’s Great Kiwi English, Mathematics and Science competitions for Primary, Intermediate and Secondary schools. The Kiwi competitions are written by New Zealand teachers for New Zealand students and are based on the New Zealand Curriculum. The supervised online tests will take place as follows:

  • Maths – 29th June (Tuesday, week 9, Term 2)
  • Science – 1st July (Thursday, week 9, Term 2)
  • English – 6th July (Tuesday, week 10, Term 2)

The competition is open to students in Years 5 and 6 who feel confident and comfortable at sitting a Maths, English or Science test and would enjoy the challenge. All participating students will be awarded a certificate and prizes will be awarded to top students in each year group. The cost for a student to participate is $9.50 per competition entered.

Click here for entry form CAM 2021 Entry Form

Click here to download a brochure 2021_Kiwi-Comp_brochure

Please note:

  • We will not be entering the ICAS Competitions run through the University of New South Wales.
  • Practise papers are not available for Kiwi Competitions (it is a competition!).
  • Visit the CAM website for more information.

The closing date for the school to accept entries is Friday 16th April (Week 11 Term 1).

Anzac Day Service Sunday 25th April 2021

Thank you to the Ward family who will attend the Civic Service and lay a wreath on behalf of the school at the East Coast Bays Anzac Day Service held at the War Memorial, Mainly Esplanade, Browns Bay, commencing at 8.45am. 

School Anzac Day Service Friday 16th April 2019

Our school Anzac Service will be held on the last day of the term, Friday 16th April at 9:15am under the pohutukawa tree at the front of the school and you are all welcome to come along. If it is raining we will go into the hall.

Lost property

We have lots of togs, towels and jumpers amongst other really lovely clothes that belong to someone in the lost property box. The classes will all go and have a look but please feel free to pop into the back of the school hall and have a look for yourselves. All clothing not claimed at the end of term will be given to charity.

Walking School Bus Routes at Glamorgan School cid:173932e7c76bda4f17

Join a Walking School Bus near you.  Your kids will love you for it.  It’s a safe way for your children to walk to school and it gives you more free time in the morning.