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Term 4, Week 10 - 2020

Thank you so much to everyone who attended our prize giving on Monday evening. The weather was ideal, the ‘live performances’ were superb and it was lovely to be able to recognise so many of our pupils.

We are very aware that some children have to manage disappointment if they don’t receive the roles they had their heart set on -congratulations on being able to show resilience and please know that there will be other leadership responsibilities coming up next year. 


Term 4, Week 9 - 2020

Thank you so much for your generosity with “Pack the Bus’ items provided for our mufti day earlier this week. We were genuinely gob-smacked with the amazing gifts and food items that were donated to support local families who are in need over the coming weeks. This is one of the many things that our school community does REALLY well - help out others in their time of need - what a fantastic community minded spirit, especially at this time of the year. 

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Term 4, Week 8 - 2020

Thank you to those of you who have RSVP’ed to our coffee and muffin ‘thank you ’being held in the staffroom at 8.30am next Friday the 11th Dec. Please let us know if you are able to come by next Tuesday (for catering purposes) - we hope you can!
Thanks to everyone who has supported the school by being helpful this year. 

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Term 4, Week 7 - 2020

Congratulations to Mrs Flaus and her Jump Jam team that performed so well last weekend at the National competition in Tauranga. I have had several parents (who attended) pay compliments to the team performance and Mrs Flaus was also very proud of each of you. Tino pai to mahi!
Our rippa rugby team also performed really well in the inter-school tournament on Tuesday. Well done to each of you and special thanks to Mr Hawkins, Mr Hodge and Angus Gifford Moore for supporting the team. 

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Term 4, Week 6 - 2020

It has been lovely to see so many of you here at school supporting your children by watching either their fundamental skills lesson or the athletic sports over recent weeks.


Sadly, one of our beautiful large oak trees is needing to be removed in the coming days. We have been monitoring a decaying section in the trunk and have recently seen this area increase significantly. We have had our arborist look at the tree, and he has recommended it be removed before it becomes a health and safety issue. Many, many children have played in this tree, over many years - we will be very sad to see it gone. 

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