Critical Need to know and action

  • A new school structure for 2020?: This is your chance now to influence the decisions to be made by senior leaders. By Tuesday please.(BW)
  • In order to help Nicolette deliver her Digital Curriculum lessons on Middle and Senior weeks – she is going to use the staffroom on Wednesdays.  This will be Wednesday in Weeks 7 and 8. The result of this will be more time available for students’ learning. (PS) 
  • Practice lockdown is Tuesday next week.  Assembly at 11.00. Practice at 11.30. Remember that once you are released from your class – you make your way to the turf as if a normal evacuation.  (PS)

Heads Up

  • We welcome a new principal to our Kāhui Ako. Carla Veldman has been appointed to the  Pinehill School principalship starting Term 4. Tracey Kelsey’s last day is 27 September. Claire Fisher has resigned as Kāhui Ako ASL to be the new AP a Murrays Bay Primary. (BW)
  • Registrations are open for the 2019 New Zealand Teachers’ Games 29 Sept – 3 Oct in Mt Maunganui Registrations are open now. Click here to find out more. (BW)


  • Reminder: Staff Drinks and Quiz after school next Friday 6 Sept – hope you can come. (JS)


  • The dental van will at school next week. (JS)

He aroha whakatō, he aroha ka puta mai. If kindness is sown, then kindness is what you shall receive.

Check the week ahead. Upcoming events on MaiPage (Staff Ready Ref Page)  It links to the school calendar.

Just ask Bruce, Jeanette or Peter if you want to know more about any of this….