Birkdale North School Community Categorized as: Students

Newsletter 23 November 2018

Tena Koutou, Ki te kahore he whakakitenga ka ngaro te iwi Without foresight or vision the people will be lost It has been an interesting and insightful week with our visitors from ERO. I would like to thank Michelle, Robyn and Kelly for sharing their expertise and knowledge with us. We know that the report will reflect their findings and [...]
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Newsletter 28 September 2018

New Beginnings... Tena Koutou Tena Koutou Tena Koutou katoa He aha te mea nui o te ao He tangata, he tangata, he tangata What is the most important thing in the world? It is the people, it is the people, it is the people -Maori Proverb- It is certainly been the array of people over the years who have woven [...]
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Newsletter 13 September 2018

Kia ora koutou Whanau! As our term draws to a close there are a number of important events planned in the next few weeks. We are saying farewell to Mrs Latoa-Levi, and next term will welcome our new principal Mrs Jan McDonald on Tuesday 23rdOctober. On another note it is an exciting period of change as our school is experiencing [...]
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Newsletter 17 August 2018

A NEW PRINCIPAL FOR BNS - Exciting Times ahead! It was welcome news this week when the Board of Trustees announced the new Principal for our school. We welcome Mrs Jan McDonald who has been the Deputy Principal at Sunnyvale School in West Auckland. It is an exciting time for the school as Mrs McDonald brings a wealth of curriculum [...]
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Newsletter 3 August 2018

Welcome back to Term 3! It is great to be back! I hope the holidays treated you well and that it was another opportunity to add to the family photo album! The term has started well, with students very settled and straight back into learning. It has been great to meet with students to discuss their learning and their next [...]
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Newsletter 6 July 2018

Term 2 Action learning “Changes in Time” was the Inquiry focus for this term which opened up a plethora of historical considerations for students to lead rich in innovation and inquiry. From Dinosaurs to Early Human Communities, Ancient Civilisations to World Wars and Changes in Music, students led their learning journey through discussion, decision making and critical thinking. Many classes [...]
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Newsletter 21 June 2018

Kia ora koutou Whanau! Winter weather is well and truly here. Please ensure that your child is dressed for the weather, as it can suddenly get cold in the playground when the weather changes. Sometimes a spare change of clothes in a plastic bag is a good precaution in case students get wet or muddy when they are playing outside. [...]
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Newsletter 7 June 2018

Kia ora koutou Whanau!   Healthy Environments One of our schoolwide goals is to work collaboratively with our whole school community. School consultation is one way but there are other ways we can work together and get to know each other better. For the last two weeks the PB4L focus has been Respect for the Environment. We are active- ly [...]
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