Matariki this Friday

We are looking forward to welcoming you all to our annual matariki celebration this Friday. Here is the programme for the evening: 3.00 decorate the school, soup for afternoon tea 3.30 workshops – we still need parents to run some workshops*, see below 4.45 tidy up 5.00 performances** – more needed, see below, followed by […]

Nadine’s farewell

Our community is invited to come and farewell one awesome LA as she pursues a well-deserved life of leisure. Nadine has been involved with Ao Tawhiti Unlimited Discovery for almost 20 years as parent, teacher aide, Learning Advisor and Community Leader. We are really going to miss her sunny, positive nature and look forward to […]

One more survey…

I appreciate we ask you guys to complete a lot of forms… We find it is a useful way to gather information without blocking peoples’ inboxes… This one is asking for feedback on our school building and location – what’s working and what would help make it better. It is an anonymous survey, open until […]

Special Character Survey 2…Learners are encouraged to be creative, innovative and take risks.

Over the next few weeks we are going to be sending out a fortnightly survey that asks you a couple of questions about your understanding of each of our Special Character’s Guiding Principles. The Guiding Principles are listed below…# STUDENTS ARE AT THE CENTRE OF THEIR LEARNING.# LEARNERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO BE CREATIVE, INNOVATIVE AND […]

PINs

Here is a link to the PINs workshop descriptors. As ever, we are blown away by the offers for workshops, and incredibly grateful to our community for their generosity in offering opportunities for our rangatahi. The form for students to make their choices will go live later this week, watch this space.

Weather notice…

School is currently on as usual tomorrow (Monday). We will keep you posted if anything changes overnight. We realise that across the city everyone’s situations are different. If it is difficult, or unsafe, for you to head into school please stay home and let the office know in the morning. Stay safe, dry and warm!

ECO soap fundraiser

Kahu and Billie are selling Lemongrass and Grapefruit & Mint ECOSTORE soaps to raise funds for our Y7/8 camp to Wellington in December. These lovely bars of soap usually retail for $2.95, but Kahu and Billie are selling them for $2.50, and we get to keep $1 for every bar sold! They will be on […]