• Social

Royal Jelly! A ‘Co Theatre Physical’ production

Date: June 4, 2018 Author: Tony Bates Categories: Enviroschool, Junior Syndicate, School & Home Commitee, School Programmes, Senior Syndicate

On Monday 18 June the ‘Co Theatre Physical’ are coming to Paparangi School to perform their show “Royal Jelly.” There’s trouble in the beehive: a tyrannical Queen, exhausted workers and no royal jelly! Enter a human environmentalist, aged 11, who wants to save the world – a funny, informative and enjoyable show. More information can…

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2018 Waikanae Pool Day

Date: January 16, 2018 Author: Tony Bates Categories: Annual Events, Junior Syndicate, Senior Syndicate

We like to start each school year with a real SPLASH! Early in Term 1 the whole school takes a trip to the pool at Waikanae. With good weather there’s lots of fun to be had in the pools. This is a great opportunity for the kids to play and our parents and staff to…

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Enviro Day!

Date: June 13, 2017 Author: Tony Bates Categories: Annual Events, Curriculum, Enviroschool, Junior Syndicate, School Programmes, Senior Syndicate

As part of Paparangi School’s ongoing commitment to our Green Gold status, the school will be having another Enviro Day next Monday, 26 March. Naturally, all activities are dependent on the weather cooperating. Assuming we’re not subjected to a howling southerly, then our students will be: · Planting new trees · Caring for our gardens…

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It’s time to dance!

Date: May 9, 2017 Author: Tony Bates Categories: Curriculum, Junior Syndicate, School Programmes, Senior Syndicate

A very warm welcome to Mark and Jack from ‘Dances For School’ who started teaching the children last week. This is a dance programme in which children develop social and movement skills through the experience of dance. By the end of this week, students have learned a wide variety of dance moves and participated in…

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School Cross Country

Date: April 27, 2017 Author: Tony Bates Categories: Annual Events, Curriculum, Junior Syndicate, Senior Syndicate

On your marks, get set, go! The Paparangi School Cross Country will take place on Tuesday 16th May from 11:30 to 1.00pm. The postponement date is Thursday 18th May at the same time. The children are practicing daily to build stamina and get to know the course. Parents are welcome to watch and cheer on…

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First Day, Term 1 2018

Date: October 18, 2016 Author: Tony Bates Categories: Annual Events, Enrolment, Junior Syndicate, Senior Syndicate

Welcome to 2018! The first day of Term One at Paparangi School will be Tuesday 30 January. The Board of Trustees and staff welcome back all our learners and look forward to meeting our new entrants and their families. For our new enrolments please make sure all the enrolment documents have been completed and returned…

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Teacher Only Day – Term 4

Date: October 18, 2016 Author: Tony Bates Categories: Curriculum, Junior Syndicate, Room 1, Room 10, Room 11, Room 2, Room 3, Room 4, Room 5, Room 6, Room 8, Room 9, School Policies, Senior Syndicate

Please note that Paparangi School will be closed on Tuesday 25 October (the day after Labour Day). Teacher Only days are used for whole-of-staff professional development.

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School Dental Service

Date: October 18, 2016 Author: Tony Bates Categories: Annual Events, Curriculum, Junior Syndicate, Room 1, Room 10, Room 11, Room 2, Room 3, Room 4, Room 5, Room 6, Room 8, Room 9, School Policies, School Programmes, Senior Syndicate

The School Dental Service will be onsite between 28 August – 15 September 2017. The School Dental Service provides free dental care at school-based clinics for children from pre-school through to the end of primary or intermediate school. Parents are encouraged to enrol their children into the service from the age of two. This helps…

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Last Day Term 3, 2018 – Final Assembly

Date: October 18, 2016 Author: Tony Bates Categories: Annual Events, Junior Syndicate, Room 1, Room 2, Room 3, Room 4, School, Senior Syndicate

Term 3 2018 is nearly coming to an end. Teams are taking turns once each term to run assemblies so we can make sure that we can comfortably fit classes and an audience in the hall without restricting viewing enjoyment. This term Uenuku are hosting and presenting the end of term assembly. Parents are warmly invited…

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School Closure – Paid Union Meeting

Date: August 28, 2016 Author: Tony Bates Categories: Before/After School Care, Board of Trustees, Junior Syndicate, Room 1, Room 10, Room 11, Room 2, Room 3, Room 4, Room 5, Room 8, Room 9, School Charter, School Policies, Senior Syndicate

The teachers’ union, NZEI, has notified schools they are holding paid union meetings, during the day , in June for their members. The meeting for our school will be on Tuesday 19 June. A Paid Union Meeting is a legal entitlement under section 26 of the Employment Relations Act 2000. Whilst we understand that this…

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