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Term 2 ends at 3pm on Friday 9th July

(School will be closed on 4th June for a Teacher Only Day and 7th June for Queen’s Birthday public holiday)

Kia ora koutou.  Hello everyone.

Pink Shirt Day 2021

Pink Shirt Day is tomorrow Friday 21st May. Come to school wearing pink to show your support of the Bully-Free NZ anti-bullying message. If you don’t have anything pink to wear, perhaps make yourself a pink badge or bracelet with an anti-bullying message on it. If you wish to make a gold coin donation this will be collected from classes tomorrow morning and donated to the Mental Health Foundation.

Health Survey 

Every two years, we are required to consult with the community on aspects of the Health Curriculum. This year we are asking you for 10 minutes of your time to complete an online survey. Your responses and feedback are important and help us to plan our future Health and PE programmes.  The survey is now open and will close on Friday 11th June at 9pm and you can access it through the link below. If you need a hard copy of the survey please ask at the school office.
Whole School Assembly Friday 28th May
Our whole school assembly next Friday 28th May will be led by Hapori (Team 3) at 2pm in the school hall and everyone is welcome to attend.

World-A-Thon Fundraiser – fact sheet and sponsor sheet coming home on Monday

This year’s a-thon is a World-a-thon and next Monday 24th May your child will bring home their fact sheet to learn and a sponsor sheet. The World-a-Thon was chosen to support the children’s learning about the geography, history, bird, plant and sea life of our own and other countries. Fundraising from the a-thon supports items such as extra learning resources in the classrooms, furniture, ICT equipment and library. Please help your child to learn their facts and ask the teacher if you are unsure of anything.

The testing day will be Thursday 9 June and children will have until Friday 25th June to gather their sponsorship funds following the testing day. We do not encourage children to go ‘door knocking’ and prefer that you monitor the soliciting of sponsors. Donations are welcomed should you not approve of gaining sponsorship.  We appreciate your assistance in this regard. Please complete the sponsor sheet and send this to school on the test day.

Thank you for supporting the World-A-Thon, raising money for the school and increasing your child/ren’s knowledge at the same time!

Board of Trustees meeting tonight 20th May

The Board will meet at 7pm in the administration building tonight and anyone is welcome to come along.

Entry gate by the caretakers shed
Please note that whilst we have contractors and equipment arriving at school in the mornings, the area around the caretakers shed will not be available for access before school and therefore the gate will be locked. Please tell your child/ren, or drop off your child if in a car, further down the drop off zone where there is another gate by the shelter or outside the hall where there is a gate at each end by the hall gardens.

Northern Bays Cluster Schools Performing Arts Festival

Every 2 years the Northern Bays Cluster of schools hold a performing arts show in the Bruce Mason Theatre for one evening. This year it is being held on the evening of 16th June and our choir will perform. Tickets are now available through Ticketmaster at the link below. There will also be a display of art work from the cluster on the walls of the theatre, which is open on Tuesdays should anyone be in Takapuna and want to have a look!

FoTS News


Thank you so much to all of our parent helpers for last week’s disco – and to all of the kids and parents for showing up! Thank you to Janet and the staff at Glamorgan for all your help and support, you are all amazing.  Thank you to the FOTS team, for all the hard work.

A big thank you to Jamie Kirk from your local Electrician for sponsoring our disco’s Photo booth. Please choose to support him.  Ph 0800 YLE 123.

We encourage parents to follow our Facebook page to stay up to date on what FOTS events are happening. Link to our page

If you would like to get involved with FOTS as a member, or just help out where you can at events, flick Sarah an email to

Our next meeting will be Monday, 31st May at 7pm in the staff room (above the office).

Upcoming Events

Click here to view the school calendar