Category Archives: The BIG4


PALs training 2013

Today Jane Naylor from Sport Southland was at Newfield Park School working with a group of Senior students on PAL training. This is a leadership opportunity that trains students in peer support in the playground – kids helping kids to get active and get involved in playground games. The driving rain didn’t stop our crew […]


Choice Choice Award

Newfield Park School Choooooice Choice Students Duty teachers are looking out for students exhibiting exceptional behaviour in our playground. Outstanding behaviour where students are genuinely going over and above normal good behaviour. The names of these children are taken and published on the notices. At Caught Being Good Assemblies, these students will be called up […]


Caught Being Good Mum 2013

On Friday, 9th May, we celebrated our Mums by holding a Caught Being Good Assembly for our mothers. Children from all over the school wrote in to describe what wonderful people their mothers were. We were able to draw one letter out and acknowledge that Mum at our school assembly. Our Mum for 2013 was […]


The Adventures of Year 6 Camp

Late one Sunday night, Miss Wild got a phone call from Borland Lodge to tell her that one of the access bridges into the Lodge had been damaged by water and was no longer safe. Miss Wild rang Ms Carey. The kids were supposed to leave first thing in the morning. There was no doubt […]


It’s Cool to be Green Disco

Lots of children grooved today at our ‘It’s Cool to be Green’ discos. Those children who have made good choices – staying green – or needed to stop and think once in awhile – staying yellow – were able to attend either the junior or senior ‘It’s cool to be green’ disco. They were joined […]


Cupcake Sale for SPCA

Meadow and Anastazea, both Year 6 students at Newfield Park School, approached Ms Carey, the Principal, about holding a Cupcake Day to raise money for the SPCA. Ms Carey thought it was a great idea and that she knew just the person to help out – Miss Stainburn. Miss Stainburn had worked as a baker […]


School Picnic 2012

  Newfield Park School’s 2012 Picnic went off with the blessing of a sprinkle of rain. It didn’t dampen our fun though with the teaching staff dressed in their ‘cool to be green’ outfits.


BIG4 goes Schoolwide

If you have come down and visited the school over the last week, you will have noticed the gentlemen from Vital Signs putting up our BIG4 in every classroom. They look stunning, I am sure you would agree! We are looking forward to a BIG4 year – RESPECTING ourselves, RESPECTING others, RESPECTING learning & RESPECTING […]


Students will strive for their learning goals

This term as part of our Positive Behaviour for Learning (PB4L), we are looking at our classroom expectations and in particular RESPECTING yourself. We are starting this term with striving for your learning goals and the skills that help children (and adults) succeed at this. It is important if we are going to manage our […]