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Term 1 ends at 3pm today, Thursday 6th April   (Good Friday 7th April)

Term 2 starts at 9am on Wednesday 26th April 

Kia ora koutou.  Hello everyone.

After a bit of an unusual start to the term it has been great to settle into more of a normal routine and be able to hold events that we have not had for almost three years since the covid outbreak began. Have a restful Easter break and see everyone again on 26th April!

Cohort Entry

What do you think?

Cohort entry is when a school has two entry points per term for children to start school after they have turned five:

  • on the first day of term
  • at a mid-point during the term

Cohort entry is about helping children to settle better at school. There is evidence that starting school alongside other children helps them build relationships and supports a smoother entry to school life.

Cohort entry can also mean less disruption for new entrant teachers who can prepare for groups of children arriving on a specific date rather than on an individual and ad hoc basis throughout the year. Because of this, many schools believe that cohort entry offers their children the best start to school life.

Links to more information about Cohort Entry are below:

Before changing our school’s entry policy, we must consult with our staff, parents of current and prospective students, and local early learning services and consider whether the policy is generally acceptable.

Click the link below to let us know what you think about cohort entry by completing the short questionnaire. The questionnaire will remain open until Friday 2 June 2023.

Resene Wall Worthy Competition 2023 – vote today!

In this competition ten lucky schools, youth groups or early childhood centres will win the chance to paint their little piece of New Zealand Beautiful. To enter, a mural design for our local community which communicates an environmental or conservation theme such as sustainability, biodiversity, climate change etc had to be submitted.

Fifteen finalists will be selected from all of the entries submitted and then judged according the criteria below:

  • Creativity 25%
  • Environmental messaging 25%
  • Presentation and aesthetic 25%
  • Public voting 25%

Entries for the Resene Wall Worthy Competition 2023 have now closed and the 15 finalists have been chosen.  One of our Learning Assistants, Fiona De L’Isle, submitted a design for a mural at our school and is in the final 15! See her design below. To be in with a chance of winning we need your votes! Click the link below to see the finalists and vote for Glamorgan – voting closes today!

Click here to vote!

Resene Mural Competition 2023

Resene Mural Competition 2023 – location and Inspiration

Many thanks Fiona!






The disco is in week three of Term 2 and we have had a good start with sponsors coming forward.

We’re looking for volunteers to help on the day/night to pull it off. Specifically, we need help with:
– Set up, from 3pm in the school hall
– Running stalls during the disco, from 6.00-8.30ish
– Pack down, right after the disco

If you can help with any (or all) of those, please fill in the form here! Thank you to those who have already been in touch to volunteer, it’s always much appreciated. Thanks everyone!

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

Know someone who would like to help, please share this email with them.
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Upcoming Events

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