Category: Jenna Foley

Do You Have a Brick Brain or a Bubble Gum Brain?

This has many effects on school life. One effect is a negative or ‘I can’t do it’ attitude that students develop. Read more about 'Do You Have a Brick Brain or a Bubble Gum Brain?'...

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Mid-Year Reports - What do I do with the information?

When you receive your child’s mid-year report you may find yourself asking the question - What do I do with this information? Read more about 'Mid-Year Reports - What do I do with the information?'...

Learning Together

At times this is in the playground. Older students can often be seen helping junior students on the playground equipment, involving them in games and even leading activities. Read more about 'Learning Together'...

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Making the Most of Your Parent Interview Time

Twice a year our teachers host parent teacher discussions to talk about the achievement and learning of their students. These are held in the students classroom. Read more about 'Making the Most of Your Parent Interview Time'...

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The Floating Classroom - Learning on the Lake

As part of our concept ‘Our Place’, and our commitment to the Tuwharetoa Cultural Knowledge Programme, all of our students attended the Floating Classroom - a joint project between Tuwharetoa... Read more about 'The Floating Classroom - Learning on the Lake'...

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Welcoming new whanau

Our powhiri are led by senior members of our school kapa haka group. These leaders are trained by our kapa haka tutor and lead teacher of Maori and change at... Read more about 'Welcoming new whanau'...

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Together Again

At the beginning of Term 3 we were able to briefly welcome the wider community back on site before COVID- 19 restrictions were put in place again. Read more about 'Together Again '...

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Building Resilience on the Ski Field

“Resilience is the capacity to recover from challenges or difficulties and continue to move forward. Although resilient people experience difficulties like everyone else, they are able to adapt and change... Read more about 'Building Resilience on the Ski Field'...

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