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 […]
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 […]
Te Kura o Nga Purapura (Newfield Park School) Kapahaka team perform at the 2014 Polyfest. We are so proud of the children. All their hard work paid off in a performance that was heartfelt and dynamic. The audience loved them. It was all possible due to support from a large group of whanau and teachers […]
Mr Parker Ormond, from the University of Otago College of Education Dunedin Campus, came with a surprise to school – our new haka. Earlier in the year, Parker had offered to write a haka just for Newfield Park School [Te Kura o Nga Purapura]. Our first step was to collect ideas from our school community. […]
On Monday the Year 0-2 students visited the Invercargill Public Library. They took part in the wonderful Matariki activities, got library cards, bags and their books. The Invercargill Public Library has a Holiday Programme running these school holidays. It is worth checking it out!
We are underway with our kapahaka practices for 2014. Our junior and senior team practices are held one after the other on Wednesday afternoons. At this early stage, there are almost 100 children who are interested in being a part of kapahaka. Newfield Kindergarten is entering a kapahaka team in the Polyfest festival for the […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]