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Koha Kai ~ Term 2, 2014

Kia ora and welcome back to Term 2. You will be pleased to know that Koha Kai is bigger and better this term – running three days a week – Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays. Menu options went home today and there are plenty of order envelopes at the school office. Don’t forget your gold coin […]


KIdsCan Mufti Day

Last Friday, 9 August, Newfield Park School decided to celebrate KidsCan Mufti Day by dressing up as book characters and authors. We spelled out KidsCan in some of the hand knitted scarves we received for every child in the school. We had a great time and we really appreciate all that KidsCan does for us, […]


Chooooooice Choice Award Term 2, 2013

Congratulations to Ella Burden for being the first student to take home the Konica Minolta ‘Choice Choice’ Award for exceptional choices in the playground. Ella was one of 16 students who were nominated for the award by duty teachers. Each student had demonstrated behaviour that went beyond the acceptable and into the exceptional. All the […]


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 […]


Thinking Positively about Eating

We are busy practising our expectations about one of favourite past times at school …. EATING! Here at Newfield Park School, kids sit down and eat together from 11 – 11:10 at the start of playtime and then at 1 – 1:15pm at the start of lunch. There are teachers wandering around ready to help […]


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 […]


Newfield Park School Senior Athletics Day 2013

Thursday, 7 March saw the Senior school participate in the 2013 Athletics Day. We would like to thank the parents and grandparents who volunteered to help on the day. The Zones Athletics are being held on Monday, 11 March at Ascot Community School. Miss Wild has posted the names of those students who are competing […]


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 […]


Kids Can

Newfield Park School is delighted to have been accepted into the nationwide Kids Can programme. This programme supports families with school age children by providing food for lunches, raincoats and shoes. We would like to acknowledge the hard work of Miss Laurie Will, a teacher at our school, for putting in the time to make […]