Thursday, December 14, 2017

Camp life in images!


Amesbury students have had a plethora of amazing outdoor education opportunities over the past few weeks! 

Congratulations Grace!


Congratulations to Grace for winning the Wellington North Primary Schools' Citizenship award.

Final words from Lesley for 2017


All that remains of the 2017 school year (other than a teacher planning day on Friday) is to wish everyone well for a wonderful festive season and a happy New Year.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

School Notices - end of term

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Everything you need to know around and about school for the end of term.

Curious Cove Camp 2017

Video: Curious Cove Camp 2017Video: Video: Curious Cove Camp 2017 — by Georgia Poole

Georgia has put together a great video of the Year 5 and 6 camp at Curious Cove.

National Standards Ends 

AmesburyAmesbury — by Beckie Duffy

Yesterday, Minister of Education, Chris Hipkins, announced that the requirement to report on National Standards will finish at the end of this year. 

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Farewell to Year 6

Video: Farewell to Year 6Video: Video: Farewell to Year 6 — by Amesbury School

The Year 6s reminisce on their time at Amesbury.

Stuck on You personalised school supplies.


This awesome range of personalised school supplies helps you get organised for the new school year, and Amesbury gets a share of the sales!

Thursday, December 7, 2017

End of year details and updates


The year has zipped by and we are now into our final few days of the 2017 school year. This article outlines any events or final details for the last few days of the year. 

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

A message from The Library


Nearly the end of the year and we are doing a big push with the kids to get all issued books back to Amesbury School Library by the end of this week.

Bags for sale


Help look after our environment! Sustainable bags made by Te Rito children. Only $5 for a bag with personally designed art.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

School holiday programmes


A quick round-up of holiday programmes, starting with those closest to Amesbury then radiating outwards.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Board of Trustees Update

Board MeetingBoard Meeting — by Beckie Duffy

The Board met on Wednesday 29 November, here's an update on what was discussed.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Swimming Interzones


Congratulations to Team Amesbury for their results in last term's Swimming Interzones 

School notices 30 November - 6 December

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

Monday, November 27, 2017

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Monday, November 20, 2017

Digital technologies curriculum content consultation process


Last week, the Ministry of Education closed off the digital technologies curriculum consultation process, with the release of three key reports...and Amesbury played a part!

Friday, November 17, 2017

Community Evening


Students and parents alike were enthralled with our performers and the delicious food at our Term 4 Community Evening on Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

School notices 16 November - 22 November

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

Friday, November 10, 2017

Our Book Fair is nearly here!


We are excited to be counting down to our annual pop-up bookshop event and hope you can join us.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

School Notices 9 November - 15 November

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

Amesbury Achievements

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Let's take a few moments to celebrate recent successes of some of our Amesbury students

Friday, November 3, 2017

Year 5 & 6 South Island Camp, Curious Cove Information


This is the second and final information email for the Year 5 and 6 senior camp to Curious Cove in the Marlborough Sounds.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

School Notices 1 November - 8 November

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

Term 4 Community Evening Wednesday 15 November, 5.30pm

Amesbury School Community HallAmesbury School Community Hall — by Beckie Duffy

Join us to celebrate the diversity of our school, with food, performances and workshops, plus fun activities for the kids!

Tuesday, October 31, 2017


Junior athleticsJunior athletics — by Chris Waugh

In the first two weeks of this term we have run our Senior (Years 3 - 6) and Junior (Years 0 - 2) Athletics. Full lists of results are attached to this article.

Monday, October 30, 2017

Board of Trustees Update

AmesburyAmesbury — by Beckie Duffy

The Board of Trustees met on Wednesday 25 October. Here is an update on what was covered:

Thursday, October 26, 2017



Enjoy this short video in which Nethmi, Tisha, Shruthi, Siddhesh, and Lopa introduce Diwali.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Year 0, 1 & 2 End of Year Camp, 7th-8th December 


The end of year camps are fast approaching! Our exciting end of year junior camp will consist of two parts: a fun active day at ASB arena and the opportunity for an overnight stay. We will camp overnight at school, sleeping marae-style in the hub. Here is the overview of the two days

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Johnsonville Christmas Parade

Christmas ParadeChristmas Parade — by Beckie Duffy

Volunteers needed! Amesbury has been invited to enter a float in the 2017 Johnsonville Christmas Parade.

"Cans for Good" - Salvation Army Food Bank collection


This year we are participating in Wattie's Cans for Good, helping to fill up Salvation Army foodbanks in the lead up to Christmas

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Welcome back!


Welcome back to Term 4! Here are a few reminders for this term.

New look for online shop

School Shop School Shop  — by Beckie Duffy

The online school shop will be moving to a new look, designed to work much better on phones and various screen sizes and provide a more modern look, as well as some new features.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Kelly Sports Term 4


KELLY SPORTS TERM 4 – STARTS FRIDAY 20TH OCTOBER 2017 Kelly Sports will be back in Term 4 with their fun and exciting classes.

Friday, September 29, 2017

ASTV Pilot Episode Take 2


For all those who want to watch the video but found no link on the school blog.

Introducing Amesbury School Television


Here is the pilot episode of Amesbury School Television, ASTV.

New Student!


A big welcome to Oliver who recently started school and joined the Te Rito Hub.

Year 3 and 4 Camp - Term 4, 2017


As we rush through the year, we are sending out the information for our Year 3 and 4 end of year camp, which will take place from Thursday 30th of November to Friday 1st of December. 

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Board of Trustees Update

Amesbury SchoolAmesbury School — by Beckie Duffy

The Board of Trustees has conducted an online meeting over the past few days. Here is an update on what was covered.

Amesbury Awesomeness Awards and Learning Celebration


Today the school celebrated the awesomeness shown by three of our students this term and held the Learning Celebration to show our Amesbury whanau the great work our students have been doing.