This Wednesday (the 24th of Feb) at 8.15am, the Ao Tawhiti Breakfast Club will have free chocolate/cacao shakes for students! This is a great opportunity for students to try out and learn about the incredible goodness of cacao and have a really filling breakfast to start the day. This is a not to miss event so get […]
Please come to our whole school community fish and chip evening on Thursday 18 February at Broad Park in New Brighton from 5pm. Bring your whānau, friends, picnic blankets, take ways, balls and frisbees. Meet some new families, hang out with some old ones and connect with some LAs. There is a playground there, and […]
We are delighted to extend a cordial invitation to all staff, Board members, ākonga, whānau and friends to attend our welcoming pōwhiri on Wednesday 10 February at 9am at the Majestic church on Durham St (just before the New World supermarket, on the same side of the road). Doors will open at 8.00, and we […]
Kia ora ē te whānau, All LAs are looking forward to seeing you for you IEM over the next couple of days. Here is a link to an IEM prep form, should you like to complete it. There is no obligation, but it is a great idea to have a think about where you’d like […]
Kia ora folks, it is so nice to see so many of you at school looking around and making connections with our awesome HBLAs. It’s wonderful to see you all coming prepared with people you’d like to meet. The form for selection your HBLA is now open and will close at 8am tomorrow morning (Tuesday […]
Kia ora folks, I hope you’re all having a wonderful break. Here is the link to complete for any Y1-6 students requiring supervision during term 1’s IEM days on Thursday 4 and Friday 5 February. Enjoy the rest of your break!
Many of you will be aware that Sarah and Linda from ‘Know Your Purpose‘, a self-development program for teens, presented at Whakanuia te kanorau – Celebrating Diversity last month. They run courses for teens to, well, get to know themselves. They are running a course for 13-15-year-olds on the 20th and 21st of January and […]
On Thursday the 10th December, from 3.15pm-4pm. Our Ao Tawhiti Careers Advisor, Kirsty McMillan, will be hosting the first ‘Ao Tawhiti Unlimited Discovery – Infosnack’. This will be held on the first floor stairs. This is an opportunity for specifically new families, (current families are also welcome) to learn about everything NCEA and careers from our resident […]
With Christmas coming up, we now have a Christmas Tree set up by reception!! We are asking the Ao Tawhiti community that if anyone has any Christmas decorations either around home or have any that have been made then feel free to come bring them in to put up on the tree. Just chuck them up […]
Here is a link to a doc that has the PINs workshops and who is in what. If you cannot find your rangatahi in this document, or you think something is not right, please email email@example.com and I will sort it out. Ngā mihi, Niki
Thanks so much to everyone who has signed up to support this initiative, your time is much appreciated. Here is a link to the timesheet so far. There are a couple of gaps. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are able to help.
The candidate who was due to fly down from the North Island has had her flight cancelled due to stormy weather, so unfortunately her presentation is cancelled. The panel will go ahead with her interview via zoom.
This is a cordial invitation for all whānau, ākonga, kaiako and staff members not tied up in staff meetings to come and see presentations from the candidates of 2021’s Y1-6 LA roles on Tuesday 24 November. Presentations will be 10 minutes max and will be held in C1 at the following times: Candidate 1: 3.30 […]
Thanks for your patience, everyone. https://forms.gle/yXrzU3cAUbmuZLHJ9
It is that time of term, and once again, we are impressed and humbled by the offers of workshops that have been made to cater for our rangatahi and their Passions, Interests and Needs. I will publish the descriptors today to give everyone a chance to read and process, and the form for selecting will […]
Several parents have recently raised concerns about students being dropped off/ picked up on St Asaph St. While it is a 30kph zone, occasions of ‘near misses’ are on the increase. Part of our Trust License training requires students who hold a Trust License to cross all roads at pedestrian crossings when they are green […]
We are so looking forward to hosting our conference with speakers who are coming to talk about diversity tomorrow. If you have not yet, please register your intent to attend at www.eventfinda.co.nz Here, for the last time, is the programme of speakers. I’m sure you’ll agree we have a wonderful line up of experts in […]
We are delighted to be able to to offer supervision for students in Y1-6 during the conference talks. Children do not have to be students at Ao Tawhiti. Older students are welcome to attend any of the talks that may interest them, or wait quietly in a designated space. At this time we are unable […]
Kia ora folks, so far there has only been one response to assist with the afternoon tea for the upcoming conference Whakanuia te kanorau – Celebrating Diversity. With so many awesome speakers coming, I’d love to show how the Ao Tawhiti parent community can pull together. Please support this event by offering to help out […]
Thanks to those of you who have registered for this awesome event. Registrations are not vital; they do help with planning, however, so please head on over to https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2020/whakanuia-te-kanorau-celebrating-diversity/christchurch?_ga=2.160268414.2122849279.1603913934-1167742457.1603073019 to register your intent to come along. Remember, it will only succeed if you come. Bring your friends, whānau, co-workers – all are welcome! Tomorrow I […]