News

Great start for Amesbury futsal boys

After an initial struggle, the year four Amesbury boys' team quickly found their futsal feet and won by 14.1. What a great effort!

Posted: Wednesday October 21, 2015

Response to article Top schools give multi-million dollar classrooms a fail grade

I dont normally read the Sunday papers, but when someone told me about the article on the front page of the Sunday Star Times over the weekend, I thought it was time to begin. I found a copy of the article and my Sunday paper reading began. Essentially what I encountered was an argument against being forced to comply with Ministry of Education guidelines to modernise learning spaces because these open spaces fail students. The following is my response to the article.

Posted: Monday October 19, 2015

High Five Awards Week 1, Term 4 (12-16 October 2015)

Congratulations to all students who received a High Five award in week 1;

Posted: Monday October 19, 2015

Harakeke Athletics Day

It was very grey and gloomy but the weather held out long enough so we could complete all events.

Posted: Saturday October 17, 2015

Extending our knowledge of the world

This afternoon the kids heard a myth about St George and the Dragon...

Posted: Friday October 16, 2015

The Amazing Roddy and his Nightmare!

Student Roddy O'Connor is the lead character in the production of NIGHTMARE.

Posted: Thursday October 15, 2015

Welcome to our new students

Eight new students have joined us since the beginning of this term;

Posted: Thursday October 15, 2015

Athletics day at Newtown Park

In spite of threatening weather, there were some great performances by students at Newtown Park.

Posted: Tuesday October 13, 2015

Learning to use our toolbox of self belief

Yesterday morning we were lucky to have Te Hamua Nikora deliver a dynamic, inspirational and motivational talk to our tamariki...

Posted: Tuesday October 13, 2015

Track Building Working Bee - Sat 10th October at 10am.

Are you free for a few hours on Saturday and want to help us finish the track through the harakeke bushes?

Posted: Tuesday October 6, 2015

Dear Paddington Bear...

Koru Hub enjoyed having a visitor and helping him plan his next adventure around the world.

Posted: Thursday September 24, 2015

Bikes in Schools application submitted by Amesbury School with support of Churton Park School

Amesbury School's application is now in for the next round of the WCC's Bikes in Schools project.

Posted: Wednesday September 23, 2015

Your school needs you!

Amesbury School is hoping to hold an International Festival week 16 - 20th November. However, it will not happen without community support.

Posted: Wednesday September 23, 2015

Harakeke storms the Abel Tasman.

We had a fabulous day walking in the Abel Tasman National Park today.

Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2015

2 minutes of brushing

The mouth - just one of the many interesting things we learned about this term...

Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2015

End of Term 3 - Housekeeping

As we approach the end of term 3, there are a few things we'd like to draw your attention to;

Posted: Monday September 21, 2015

Day One of our South Island Camp

A bumpy start to our camp with quite a rough crossing across the strait. However, we're here and all settled in now.

Posted: Monday September 21, 2015

High Five Awards - Week 9 (14-18 September 2015)

Congratulations to all students who received a High Five Award in week 9.

Posted: Monday September 21, 2015

Playground funding

Many thanks to the NZ Community Trust for funding $5,000 towards the new playground!

Posted: Monday September 21, 2015

Create to Contribute Project

Students think of a way to give back to the community...

Posted: Friday September 18, 2015