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Kia ora and welcome to the New Year. One week in already. What with the bad weather and only four days due to Waitangi Day, it was gone before we knew it. Belatedly, we would like to welcome back everyone and a special welcome to those who are new. It is great to see all […]

Thank you very much …

Even though the weather was rough – wind and driving rain – hundreds of people came to the school fair last weekend. The children involved did a fabulous job and all the stall holders and car boot sellers helped to contribute to the atmosphere. We raised $1,800. Thank you very much. Ms Carey’s grandson loved […]

First Caught Being Good Assembly for the Term this Friday

We are really looking forward to celebrating our learning at the first ‘Caught Being Good’ school assembly for term 4. Remember that we have changed the start time to 2:15pm as there is so much to fit in that we were running out of time. Don’t miss out – remember there are only 9 weeks […]

Had some trouble getting through to the school last week?

At the end of last term, Aotea Electrical started the work of upgrading the school’s network. This will make sure that we are able to continue to use the lastest digital technologies with ease. As with all new things there are often ‘teething problems’ and this has been no exception. There were unexpected issues with […]

Batman was seen at Newfield Park School today!

Much to the delight of everyone, one of the parents at school came dressed as Batman to the Water Fun this afternoon. It is not everyday that you get to soak a superhero, a principal and your classroom teacher all in one go. The giggles and laughter could be heard out on Totara Street. Photos […]

Water Fun Postponed

Due to the cold wind today, the water fun has been postponed until Thursday, 10 April. It was great to see some Mums and Dads turning up today with their water pistols under their arms. We’ll see you back in two weeks time, ready for action!

Water Fun

For everyone for their great choices. Some who made lots of great choices will get lots of water fun, some who made some great choices will get some water fun. You will need to bring ~ a change of clothes that are allowed to get wet a towel a plastic bag to put the wet […]

Our new classroom blogs are here!

We have managed to sort out the technical ‘hitch’ and classroom blogs are beginning to appear. Keep an eye out for what is happening in your children’s classrooms. There should be at least a post every week. Happy blog reading!

New Assembly time for 2014

We held our first Caught Being Good Assembly for the year on Friday. It was a beautiful summer afternoon and we already had a bucketful of ‘Gotcha’ tickets for the kind and thoughtful choices children were making in the playground. There was singing, snapshots of what the children had been up to during the week, […]