Leadership Book Club - a different approach to professional development

As part of our kaiako growth and development, we have a number of different ‘pipelines’ for supporting professional growth. One option that has been a bit of a revelation for us has been our optional leadership book club.

Posted: Thursday September 15, 2022

Read on to find out what Koru have been up to.....

He waka eke noa - A canoe which we are all in with no exception.

Posted: Thursday September 15, 2022

Staffing update Term 3, 2022

We have two staffing changes that will be coming up at the end of this year or the start of 2023.

Posted: Thursday September 15, 2022

Covid-19 changes and a one-off public holiday

The announcements on 12th September have brought a number of changes for Aotearoa New Zealand. This article outlines the key changes for schools.

Posted: Monday September 12, 2022

Game, Set and Match

Our Amesbury tamariki turned out in big numbers for the taster tennis session this week.

Posted: Saturday September 10, 2022

The Learning Partner - a new teaching role

Over the past couple of years, we have been exploring ways to best support teachers with their continued growth and development. One outcome of this has been the creation of an exciting new teaching role - the learning partner.

Posted: Thursday September 8, 2022

Māori Language Week 2022

This year is an extra special year as it is the 50th Anniversary of Te Petihana (Māori Language petition). More than 30,000 people from around the country, Māori and non-Māori signed Te Petihana. The petition was led by rangatahi from Te Reo Māori Society and Ngā Tamatoa who wanted te reo Māori taught in all schools.

Posted: Thursday September 8, 2022

It has been an exciting term in Harakeke Hub!

At the beginning of the term, we were very excited to be able to have parents and whānau come in and visit our hub to see our learning celebration. Weekly ASB trips and starting our showcase preparation were some of the highlights for students as well. Read on to find out more about what we got up to in Harakeke in Term Three.

Posted: Thursday September 8, 2022

Junior Invitational Cross Country

Amesbury hosted the Northern Zone Junior Invitational Cross Country event on a glorious sunny morning in Week 5.

Posted: Thursday September 1, 2022

Northern Zone Swimming Results

Nineteen of our courageous Amesbury ākonga travelled to the Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre in Kilbirnie to compete in the Northern Zone Swimming competition.

Posted: Thursday September 1, 2022

Amesbury School construction update

Work on our new hub building is continuing to progress. This article gives an update on where construction is currently at.

Posted: Thursday August 18, 2022

2022 School Board Elections - Declaration of Results

Nominations for this year’s triennial Board of Trustee elections closed last week, below are the results and information on what happens next.

Posted: Friday August 12, 2022

Senior Swimming Sports at Keith Spry

Our tamariki had a splashing time on Thursday at our Senior Swimming Sports day!

Posted: Friday August 5, 2022

School attendance mid year 2022

Attendance for Terms 1 and 2 has been compiled and analysed, and we will be sending out attendance communications shortly.

Posted: Thursday August 4, 2022

Term 2 Highlights in Koru

It was a busy term in Koru Hub, with lots of different learning and events happening. Read on to find out more about what we got up to in Koru in Term 2.

Posted: Thursday August 4, 2022

What have we been up to in Pōhutukawa Hub recently?

We have been doing some awesome learning in Pōhutukawa Hub recently and we would love to share some of the things that we have really enjoyed with you.

Posted: Thursday August 4, 2022

Mihi Whakatau

Even though we were unable to have whānau present this mihi whakatau was a very special event for all of our new students.

Posted: Thursday August 4, 2022

Amesbury Awesomeness Awards

Our awesome Amesbury award winners for Term 2 were announced at their own very special event on Friday.

Posted: Thursday August 4, 2022

Mid-Year Student Achievement Data 2022

As a school, we collect student achievement data every term, and track and monitor all students in terms of their achievement in all key learning areas every term.

Posted: Thursday July 28, 2022

Mask and Covid-19 update for Term 3

This article is an update on the cases of Covid in our school currently, and our approach to Covid precautions heading into Term 3.

Posted: Thursday July 21, 2022