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Term 4 ends at 1pm on Friday 16th December   

Kia ora koutou.  Hello everyone.

School Athletics next week

School athletics days are coming up next week. Please see details below for dates and activities for junior school athletics (5-7 year olds) and senior school athletics (8-11 year olds). Parents and whanau are welcome to come along and watch. Please make sure your child brings a water bottle and  sunhat to school, wears sun safe clothing eg clothes covering the shoulders and has applied sunscreen before school that day. Children are welcome to have sunscreen in their bags at school in term 4 – the roll on ones are easy for them to self apply. We also have sunscreen available in the school office that children can use. If we cannot go ahead due to weather conditions there is no booked save day and children will take part in the activities some time during a normal school day so we can put together our school athletics team before the cluster schools athletics day on 29th November .

Junior Athletics (5-7year olds) Wednesday 16th November and Friday 18th November

This year junior athletics will be held across two mornings, Wednesday 16th November and Friday 18th November.

The sprint heats will begin on Wednesday at 9:25 with 6 yr old girls and  boys, 5 yr old girls and boys, 7 yr old girls and boys. We will race the heats to get 8 finalists for each gender and age group. Following this, children will have a rotation of field events.

On Friday we begin the day with the sprint finals at 9:25. Upon completion, the children continue their field event rotations.

Senior Athletics (8-11 year olds) Monday 14th November and Thursday 17th November

This year the senior school athletics will be scheduled over two days, Monday 14th November and Thursday 17th November.

Day 1: Monday 14th November-Field Events 8-11 years ( Field Events)

Field Event Programme













Day 2: Thursday 17th November-Sprint Races 8-11 years (Sprints)

Track Event Programme

9:20- Sprints

8-Year-old Boys & Girls

9-Year-old Boys & Girls

10- Year-old Boys & Girls

11-Year-old Boys & Girls


8-Year-old Boys & Girls

9-Year-old Boys & Girls

10-Year-old Boys & Girls

11-Year-old Boys & Girls

Friends of the School (FOTS) News

FOTS needs new members! 

We really need new members so we can run events next year; we’ll be losing more people from the committee at the end of the school year. Come and see what we’re about and how you can contribute – our next meeting is on Monday, 14 November at 7pm, in the staff room (above the office; use the stairs outside). We need to start planning for 2023, so please bring any ideas!
We’re aware that everyone is busy and know that some are worried about the commitment if they join FOTS, but it’s only as much as you can give. The more of us there are, the lighter the load. It’s a great way to meet other parents too and support the school.
If we don’t get any new members for 2023, we are unlikely to be able to run many events as there will be just four regular members. This in turn means less extra funding for the school for things like updating the playgrounds.

Please feel free to get in touch if you have any questions at, and come along on the 14th to see how you can get involved!

The students have been busy creating art work that can be made into affordable Calendars, Cards, Diaries, Mouse Mats and Sketch Pads.

Each product is made from your own child’s art. These make unique Christmas gifts for family and friends.

We have been able to extend the order until 9am TOMORROW so get in quick! There will not be any further orders this year.

Follow these instructions to place your order online:

1/. Go to

2/. Use the Entrance Code: KZ838

3/. Enter your child’s room & name when prompted

The order is open until Friday 11 November 9am.

If you have any questions, please contact Claudia (

Vandalism incident on Glamorgan Drive

After school on Monday the window of the bus stop down past Lingham roundabout was smashed with a large rock. Three teenagers were involved and threw the rock after yelling at passing cars whilst they were sitting at the bus stop. The police were called and have asked if anyone has any information to contact them immediately.

School sunhats for sale

We are now starting to run down the stock of our old school uniform and have some great sunsafe bucket hats for sale at $7.50 each. One size fits all. Pay cash or Eftpos in the school office.




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