Thursday, August 31, 2017

Community Evening Update


The evening's schedule is now available, so have a think about what sessions you'd like to attend.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Board of Trustees Update

AmesburyAmesbury — by Beckie Duffy

The Board of Trustees met last night for their regular monthly meeting. Here's an overview of what was covered.

Monday, August 28, 2017

Nits and Head Lice Checks


We have had reports of nits/head lice.  To help prevent the spread in school, it is important everyone checks their whole family and treat asap if either are found...

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Meet Te Rito


In this short video three of our youngest students tell us what they like about Te Rito.

Community Evening


Save the date! A community evening of adventurous fun is coming up on Wednesday, 6th September, starting at 5:30pm.

New Students!


A big welcome to Leo and Cameron who started school in Te Rito this week.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017



A safety notice regarding the Amesbury School wetlands area.

Feel Brave books now in the library


Author Avril McDonald kept us entertained today even while telling us stories about scary feelings we might have, such as feeling left out, being afraid in the night and having worries that we need to share.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Ski camp '17


And they're off! Our ski campers have departed on their week of adventure.

Noho Marae retrospective

Noho Marae 2017Noho Marae 2017 — by Chris Waugh

Callum, Freeman and Harry interview students about their Noho Marae experience. 

Monday, August 21, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Stray and lost fleeces

fleecefleece — by Chris Waugh

Please help! A number of our students are trying to track down stray or lost fleeces.

Monday, August 14, 2017

Amesbury Awesomeness Awards and Pōwhiri

Amesbury Awesomeness hakaAmesbury Awesomeness haka — by Chris Waugh

Today saw two important ceremonies in Amesbury's school life - the presentation of Term 2's Amesbury Awesomeness Awards, and the pōwhiri to welcome new students and staff.

New Students!


A big welcome to Amesbury for Betty, Ashaan, Aariya and Rohaan who have recently started in Harakeke.

Amesbury School Shop Now Live!

School Shop School Shop  — by Beckie Duffy

The Amesbury School Shop is an easier way to purchase items from school, and it's now available via the school website and app.

Friday, August 11, 2017


二维码二维码 — by Chris Waugh

Have you got a WeChat account? Amesbury is now live on WeChat. Please join us!

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Harakeke Barcamp

Harakeke BarcampHarakeke Barcamp — by Chris Waugh

Week 3 was a busy week for the school. The whole school went on Noho Marae in two shifts, and the students of Harakeke Hub did Barcamp.

Assessment and Reporting at Amesbury School.


Assessment and reporting looks slightly different across the school, and this can sometimes be confusing. This article is an overview of how assessment and reporting works at Amesbury.

Noho Marae 2017

Noho Marae 2017Noho Marae 2017 — by Chris Waugh

The students have been having a great time visiting Orongomai Marae.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

School Photos 

photographerphotographer — by Chris Waugh

Just a reminder that Inspire Photography are coming to school on Tuesday next week to do our school photos

Monday, August 7, 2017

Book News and Feel Brave Author Visit


The Reading for Pizza challenge is up and running throughout the school, Scholastic Book Club brochures are coming home this week... and to top it off we have an author visit coming up.

Amesbury Awesomeness Awards and Pōwhiri

AwardAward — by Chris Waugh

Our Amesbury Awesomeness Awards for Term 2 will be presented next Monday, 14 August, at 2:30 pm in the Community Hall. 

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Year 5 & 6 South Island Camp, Curious Cove


This is the initial information email for the 2017 Year 5 and 6 senior camp to the Curious Cove in the Marlborough Sounds. 

Chinese Martial Arts at Amesbury

武术武术 — by Chris Waugh

Learn kung fu/wu shu/武术

Board of Trustees Update

Amesbury School Amesbury School  — by Beckie Duffy

The Amesbury Board of Trustees met last night for their regular meeting. Here's an overview of what was covered:

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Wednesday Rotations

Koru learning about trustKoru learning about trust — by Chris Waugh

The sun is out and there is plenty of creative, interactive and co-operative learning going on in today's Wednesday rotations!