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Graduation

Graduation this year will be held at the Piano on the evening of November 5 (approximate time 7pm – 10pm). Graduation is a fantastic event where we celebrate the leavers from our school and acknowledge the huge contribution they have made to our community. To help us organise graduation and make it a wonderful evening […]

Newsletter Friday 31st July

Upcoming Events Term 3, Week 1: Starting Monday 20 July Term 3, Week 2 :Starting Monday 27th July Term 3, Week 3:Starting Monday3rd July Term 3, Week 4:Starting Monday 10th July SCHOOL HOLIDAYS: Saturday 26th September2020 – Sunday 11th October IEMs 12th October IEMs 25th September Messages From Steven Year 7-13: Term 3 Attendance and […]

RAMs training August 3rd

The next RAMs training session for parents interested in leading EOTC trips will take place at 3:30pm on Monday August 3rd. The session will step you through the planning and safety documentation that each trip requires. If you are interested in attending the session, please RSVP to Megan: megan.taylor@aotawhiti.school.nz

School Ski Trips 2020

Number 2 12th August 2020 – bus leaves South City approx 6.15 am  Number 3 26th August 2020 – bus leaves South City 8.00 am  Number 4 9th Sept 2020  – bus leaves South City 8.00 am  Number 5 23rd Sept 2020  – bus leaves South City 8.00 am  Sign up for 12th August closes […]

Matariki

Kia ora koutou, we are very much looking forward to our matariki celebration tomorrow. Thanks to all of you who have offered to bring in soup for afternoon tea in a labelled crock pot, help decorate the school, run a workshop and/ or tidy up. You can bring soup at any time during the day, […]

Climate Change

Climate change is a very real problem facing the world today. We want to be responsive to the need to act and educate our ākonga about what is happening and how they can help make changes.We would appreciate your feedback so that we can begin to build teaching and learning programmes to address the interests […]

Term 3 PINS

We are excited to announce that PINS will be on offer again in Term 3. This year it will run on Friday afternoons during weeks 6 – 9 (August 28 – September 18). Last year PINS was a huge success and showcased many of the wonderful aspects of our special character. At one point we […]

3.1 & 3.2 choices

The descriptors for 3.1 & 3.2 classes are now available for the students to browse and choose from. https://lms.aotawhiti.school.nz/?q=timetable&field_year_tid=7386&field_term_tid=68&term_node_tid_depth=All We do want students to make selections next week with their HBLA for both 3.1 and 3.2 classes. These will be collected by HBLAs next week so please come prepared with your class choices.

NCEA: 2020 Amended Requirements

As a result of Covid 19 there has been concern raised about the potential for it to impact on a students ability to attain NCEA qualifications. To help address this and support students, the following changes are being made to NCEA and University Entrance (UE) requirements for this year, 2020. Students working towards an NCEA […]

Term 3, 2020 IEMs

Term 3 IEMS (Individual Education Meetings) are scheduled for Friday 3.7 & Monday 20.7. The IEM is the most important element of a student’s Learning Journey and it is vital that you book one. For our IEM booking process we are using the “School Interviews” system. This link should take you straight to the booking page.  https://www.schoolinterviews.co.nz/code?code=nunym However if […]

Message from the Board of Trustees

It is with more than a little regret that I have to announce the resignation of our founding Director, Steven Mustor. His resignation takes effect at the end of 2020. Steven began in the role of Director in November 2013. His initial brief was to establish Ao Tawhiti Unlimited Discovery by merging Discovery 1 and […]