Blessing

On the 22nd of May, we held a hui with Mana Whenua in the Reorua whare.  This was to discuss future proofing and improving our centre for learning Te Reo and Te Ao Maaori. We have had a gift from the Ministry of two beautiful new relocatable classrooms to replace those old prefabs that are…

Safety Reminder

We are concerned about the safety of our students on these foggy winter mornings. As visibility is very poor, it is particularly important for drivers to have their vehicle headlights switched on. We have students who are crossing Waerenga Road to get to school and it is essential that they are able to see any…

What’s on Week 4

Monday 15th    Year 8 Girls Empowerment Brainwave Trust Workshops Tuesday 16th Year 8 Writers Festival Young Leader’s Day Year 9’s Rostered  Home Brainwave Trust Workshops Wednesday 17th Year 8 Girls Empowerment Year 10’s Rostered Home Kapa Haka  – Pd 5 Thursday 18th Year 10 Girls Empowerment Brainwave Trust Workshops Friday 19th  Pink Shirt Day…

Year 7/8 Science

Wetlands are the Kidneys of our Earth! From Term Four 2022, our Year 7 and 8 aakonga have been working alongside mana whenua, Curious Minds, Ecoquest, Element and Waikato Regional Council to create and launch floating wetlands. Our students first visited the local wetlands (Lake Waikare, Lakeside, Te Kauwhata) in December 2022 to view the…

Notice from Principal

Kia ora tatou I am sorry to have to inform you that the PPTA strike action is proceeding. The School Board and I have just received the notification copied below. Rolling stoppages will proceed, starting this Thursday with Year 11. We do not yet have formal notification of a whole school strike planned in Waikato…

Week 1 Notice

Dear Parents & Caregivers We are obliged to hold 3 Teacher Only Days this year to support the changes to NCEA. These Accord days need to be fitted within a certain timeframe allowed by the MOE (Ministry of Education). Our first one for this term was to be next Friday, but as we are aware…