Daffodil Day Friday 24th August

Don’t forget tomorrow is the day to come dressed in yellow or mufti to support Daffodil Day. Gold Coin donation can be handed in to classroom teachers.  

Calendar art orders

This week calendar art and order forms will be going home with students. If you would like to place an order, please returned the completed form, payment AND ARTWORK to your childs teacher or office. Orders must be placed and paid for no later than August 31st.  

Cross-country

Wow! What a fantastic afternoon we had at cross-country this afternoon. The weather held off for us, and we were able to hold our annual cross-country in near perfect running conditions. It was wonderful to see so many eager and determined faces throughout the duration of the afternoon. Each whanau house was well represented with…

STANLEY AVENUE SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018

Thursday 16th August Saving Day – Friday 17th August TIMETABLE: 12.50pm onwards   Race Instructions: Classes move out to be in start area 10 / 15 minutes before race Groups move to start line as directed by Mr Byers. Pupils return to teachers after their races 2.50 pm         Cross Country finishes, back to class for…

Reading Together Programme

Reading Together is a research-based group programme, developed in New Zealand, which helps parents and caregivers support their children’s reading at home. It provides additional ways to assist children in becoming better readers and writers. We are looking for expressions of interest for our next workshop which we intend to hold in early September. We are…

Teamwork in Rooms 11 & 12

In Room’s 11 & 12 we have started a new inquiry unit around ‘animals’, focusing on teamwork. We began looking at pets and how we can take care of them. On Friday students had to choose a pet in their group, draw an enclosure for it and then build this, using things they could find…

Important notice regarding strike action – 15th August.

Dear Parents/Caregivers,   As you will be aware principals and teachers have been negotiating their contracts over the past few months. Negotiations have been unsuccessful and both collective groups have voted to strike, to oppose the offer that the Government has proposed. Therefore on Wednesday 15th August, Stanley Avenue School will be closed for the…