Birkdale North School Categorized as: News

All Term Dates are up!

Kia Ora, Bonjour, Talofa, Greetings, We hope you are enjoying your summer holidays! We look forward to seeing you back at school on 30 January. Here are the term dates and upcoming events for 2019: FOR ALL UPCOMING EVENTS
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Newsletter 17 December 2018

Kia Ora, Bonjour, Talofa, Greetings, This is a short newsletter just to wish every one of you a very happy holiday. Last week we had the chopper bike visit us from our wonderful police. They were raising money for their charity- Blue light. They were also raising awareness of the absolute need towear a bike helmet at all times. Please be [...]
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Newsletter 7 December 2018

Tena Koutou, We are getting close to the end of term and unlike lots of businesses who are winding down at this time of year this is one of the busiest times for schools! One of the most important tasks for us is organizing the new classes for the New Year. We have our staffing allowance through from the ministry [...]
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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 26 October 2018

Tena Koutou, Kia ora koutou Whanau! It’s hard to believe I have only been at Birkdale North for three days! I already feel like part of the whanau. The welcomes and good wishes I have received from our beautiful staff, amazing tamariki and families has been just wonderful. Thank you so much for all your kind words! READ THE FULL [...]
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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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