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Term 4 ends at 1pm on Friday 15 December

(School is closed for a Teacher Only Day on Monday 13th November)

Kia ora koutou.  Hello everyone.

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 10th November at 9pm. You can access the survey here.

School Athletics

School athletics days are coming up in week 5 of the school term in the week beginning 6th November. Please see details below for dates and activities for junior school athletics (Years 1,2 and 3) and senior school athletics (Years 4,5 and 6). 

Please note that as we do not take 8 year olds to the inter school athletics competition, these children complete the programme according to their year group. Therefore any 8 year olds in Year 3 will complete the Junior athletics programme and 8 year olds in Year 4 the senior athletics programme. 

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 will also have sunscreen available in classrooms that children can use. 

Junior Athletics (Years 1,2 and 3) Wednesday 8th November and Thursday 16th November

This year junior athletics will be held across two mornings, Wednesday 8th November and Thursday 16th November.

The sprint heats will begin on Wednesday 8 November at 9:25 with 6 yr old girls and  boys, 5 yr old girls and boys, 7 yr old girls and boys, 8yr 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 Thursday 16 November we begin the day with the sprint finals at 9:25. Upon completion, the children continue their field event rotations.

Senior Athletics (Years 4,5 and 6) Monday 6th November and Thursday 9th November

The senior school athletics will be scheduled over two days, Monday 6th November and Thursday 9th November. The children will be organised into age groups for events.

Day 1: Monday 6th November-Field Events

Field Event Programme













Day 2: Thursday 9th November-Sprint Races 8-11 years 

Track Event Programme

9:20- Sprints – qualifying races

8-Year-old Boys & Girls

9-Year-old Boys & Girls

10- Year-old Boys & Girls

11-Year-old Boys & Girls

Sprint Finals

8-Year-old Boys & Girls

9-Year-old Boys & Girls

10-Year-old Boys & Girls

11-Year-old Boys & Girls

Planning for 2024

As we finalise our school structure for 2024, if there is anything we need to know regarding your child’s class placement please contact  Janet Pinchen, in writing, by Friday 17th November on Please note this is not inviting requests for a particular teacher, but rather anything such as friendships that are/are not working for your child, personal characteristics or needs your child may have that we are not aware of.

School crossing volunteers 

If you have some time to spare and could provide assistance to monitor our school patrol crossing any weekday afternoon between 2:55pm and 3:15pm, please contact Deputy Principal Angela Wilson for further details on

Friends of The School news
Glamorgan Disco
Thank you everyone for a great disco last Friday, we hope you all had fun and enjoyed it!
Thank you to all our fantastic volunteers! We couldn’t have done it without you!
Big thank you to our main sponsor RWNZ! This is the 3rd disco they have supported and we couldn’t be more grateful for your help.
Thank you to our fantastic DJ, Devan! The kids loved the music (and adults too :)).
Thank you to all our supporters and for the donations for the disco: Domino’s Long Bay, Geraldine Zareian (Barfoot and Thompson), New World Long Bay, Event Cinemas Albany and The Property Coach. We couldn’t have done a fantastic disco without your support.
We are looking forward to next year’s discos and your support!
Calendar Art
Thank you for your orders!
You should have received the first order of your calendar art. The second order will be sent in about 3 weeks. Unfortunately, we cannot receive more orders for this year as we need to make sure you get your order before the end of the school year. Any questions please email

Have your contact details changed? If so contact the school office and let them know: 09 473 6453 or

Upcoming Events

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