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Firewood Raffle – Year 6 Camp Fundraiser

Wed Aug 17 12:16pm

Kia ora koutou
For one of the Year 6 Camp fundraisers, we are selling Firewood raffle tickets. Each ticket is $5 and we have at least 50 tickets left!
If you or your extended whānau are willing to support this fundraiser, please call in to the school office to purchase your tickets. The prize is $200 worth of firewood from Handystack (https://www.handystacks.co.nz/).
It will be drawn on the 30th August.
Thank you in advance for your support!
Senior team

Free Workshop – Share with whānau if you know someone that may be interested in attending.

Tue Aug 16 12:15pm


Week 3 has ended! Here is a recap of the last two weeks.

Fri Aug 12 03:27pm



Rolling Closure tomorrow – Friday 5th August.

Thu Aug 04 12:49pm

Rolling Closure tomorrow – Friday 5th August.
With COVID, sickness and tangi, we have 7 teaching staff and a number of support staff away tomorrow. This means we are unable to staff the whole school safely.
This only impacts on certain areas of the school. These are Rūmaki, Nga Pihinga and Nga Hua Ngaruru Teina (all Year 4’s). We are also sending out and email and text to the whanau of these classes.
As the rest of the school is still open, if you are unable to get childcare for your child, they will be cared for at school, but this will be in a different class.
Nga Kakano (Whaea Christina and Nicole), Nga Puawai (year 3-4
‘s) and Nga Hua Ngaruru (yr 5-6s) will be running their normal class programme.
Thank you for your understanding and support during this difficult time.

Getting close to the end of Term 2 – one more week to go before school holidays start!

Fri Jul 01 03:10pm



Big THANK YOU for your support this week!!! Let’s see how next week goes .. here is our newsletter

Fri Jun 17 03:33pm



Here is the newsletter for this week – enjoy your weekend, and we’ll see you all back at school on Monday.

Fri Jun 10 03:34pm



Free Flu Vaccinations

Thu Jun 09 04:30pm

Flu vaccinations will be available in the school car park tomorrow for all those interested.  We have made it really clear to the vaccinators that no children can be vaccinated without a parent / caregiver present.  So no child will be vaccinated by accident.

If you would like your child vaccinated, call in to the office, and your child can be collected from class, and you can take them to see the staff from Te Puna Ora o Mataatua.


Year 6 Camp Fundraiser tomorrow! Bring along your coins to buy yourself a sweet treat!

Wed Jun 08 03:06pm


We have reached the end of a busy, wet week. Thanks to those who came to Cross Country today. I hope you had as much fun, as the kids did!

Fri Jun 03 04:45pm



Cross Country Today

Fri Jun 03 08:10am

Cross Country is on! Please send your child with spare, warm clothes for after their race – just incase.

Don’t forget their inhalers if needed.

See you at Stoneham Field, here is the schedule:

Cross Country Running Order
Year 6 – 9:30 am boys, 9:40 Girls
Year 5 – 9:50am Boys, 10:00 Girls
Year 4 – 10:10am Boys, 10:20 Girls
Year 3 – 10:30am Boys, 10:40 Girls
Year 2 – 10:50am Boys, 11:00 Girls
Year 0/1 – 11.10am Boys, 11:20 Girls

Fingers crossed – the rain stays away!

Just a reminder there is no school tomorrow (27 May) as it Teachers Only Day. Have a great weekend!

Thu May 26 03:32pm

Early newsletter this week … happy reading!

Fri May 20 02:43pm





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Parents are also notified by the class teacher about classroom and school activities and events via the Seesaw platform. Parents can also Seesaw their child’s teacher.


Families only have access to their child’s journal. This means you will see student work tagged with your child’s name and posts the teacher tags with ‘Everyone’. Families will also be able to see any comment made by another user on their child’s journal posts.

Download the app or open Seesaw here

Download the School App

Our School App is what we use for general School-Wide communication. You can download the School App to receive Alert Notifications, read the latest newsletter, view upcoming events, submit absences and more.

To download the School App, search SchoolAppsNZ in the App Store or Google Play Store, and then search Kawerau in the search bar in the app.

If you are on a mobile you can click this link to download the App.