School Notices: 25 October - 7 November

By Chris Waugh | Posted: Wednesday October 25, 2017

Everything you need to know around and about school for the next two weeks.

Fundraising for Year 5 + 6 Camp

Parents of year 5 and 6 students will be contacted directly with fundraising opportunities towards camp subsidies. These include food preparation/donation for the Cluster Principals Professional Development Seminar on Tuesday 7 November and a sausage sizzle at Bunnings on Saturday 18 November.

Makerspace: Request for resources

Derek is creating a makerspace in Koru Hub and needs resources, specifically: bottle tops -plastic, tin- whatever/ small cardboard boxes (cracker boxes cereal boxes etc / tin cans (washed- no jagged edges)/ wire/ corrugated cardboard sheets/ clean plastic bottles. Please take any such resources you may have to Derek.

School Powhiri

Our Term Four School Powhiri is on Monday 30th October at 2.30pm. All parents can to attend to help welcome our new students and whanau.

Churton Park Craft Market

Friday 10 November 5pm-8pm here at AMESBURY SCHOOL – start your Christmas shopping with quality locally produced gifts for sale, loads of entertainment, sausage sizzle, cake stall, café, coffee truck, KIDS market. Bring the whole family as there will be kids activities too. More information.

Support Amesbury School’s sausage sizzle! We will be sizzling sausages to fundraise for our bike track. There will be hour slots available between 4.30 - 7.30pm. If you are able to donate an hour of your time, please complete the form here, we'd really appreciate it!

Term 4 Community Evening - Mark the Date

Wednesday 15th November 5.30pm. Come along to celebrate the diversity of our school. Delicious Asian finger food, exciting performances, and workshops to examine the importance of bi-culturalism, Te Reo Maori and Asia Awareness, plus fun activities for the kids!

Chinese Immigrant Parenting Research


奥克兰大学的研究生Yun Wei做一项关于华人移民的育儿经验的研究,请有五到十二岁参加这项研究。Yun Wei of the University of Auckland's Parenting Research Group is conducting research into parenting experiences of Chinese immigrant parents, and invites Chinese immigrant parents with children aged 5 - 12. For more information email Chris想多了解给Chris发邮件:[email protected] 

Cans for Good

A reminder that the deadline for bringing cans for the Salvation Army collection is Monday 30 October. We are collecting cans at Reception.


We appreciate your help in supporting businesses that will share profit with the school to put towards resources and activities. We will be adding more fundraising options to the school shop over the next few months.

  • First up Skinwise. Just in time for school camps and summer holidays, Skinwise is a range of bug spray, sun cream and lice treatment.  Best of all you can purchase directly on our school shop and Amesbury gets a percentage of all sales. Check out the options here
  • Stuck on You have an awesome range of personalised school supplies and gift ideas. You can get organised for Christmas and the new school year all at once, and Amesbury gets a share of the sales. Visit Stuck on You, and remember to enter the fundraising code AMESBURYSCHOOL at the checkout.
  • Entertainment Book

Lunch orders

Lunch orders are available Tuesday to Friday. Please put your order in by 8:45am on the day of the order. Full details here.

Term 4 Events Calendar

See all the term events here.