Tuesday, June 25, 2019

NZ Children's Book Awards 2019


Competition to attend the NZ Children's book awards "Book Alive" event on the 7th August at Te Papa.

Celebrating Mātariki!


Matariki is the Māori name for the cluster of stars also known as the Pleiades. It rises in mid-winter and for many Māori, it heralds the start of a new year.

Monday, June 24, 2019

Friday, June 21, 2019

Brazilian Journalists Visit to Amesbury School


On Thursday 13 June, we were privileged to have two journalists from Brazil visiting Amesbury School.

Nits and Head Lice Checks


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

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Junior Invitational Cross Country


The Northern Zone Junior Invitational Cross Country was hosted last week at Amesbury School

Monday, June 17, 2019

It's time to think about car park safety again


My frozen windscreen the other morning settled it for me, winter is here and so are the dark and wet days. It is time to take extra care in the school car park.

School Notices - 17 June 2019


What is on this week ....

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Friday, June 7, 2019

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Community Consultation - Policy Reviews


Parent feedback is being sought for the Board's review of Te Tiriti O Waitangi Policy, and the Community Partnership document. Please follow the Loomio link below to access the documents and to provide feedback.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Monday, May 27, 2019

Emergency drill this Friday postponed.


We had an emergency drill and full school pick up drill scheduled for this Friday afternoon at 2pm. However, given the school closure on Wednesday due to strike action, we have changed the date of the emergency drill.

School Notices - 27 May 2019


Some significant events this coming week that we need to know and act on ....

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Welcome, welcome, and welcome back!


A big Amesbury welcome to our newest students Seren, Adalyn and Pranav and a welcome back to Sashank and Kish who have returned from oversesas.

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Movin' March winning school!


Amesbury School is the district winner for participation in the Movin' March event for 2019, which is fabulous news!

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Mihi Whakatau - 14 May


26 students and their families were formally welcomed to Amesbury School earlier this week.

Saturday, May 11, 2019

School Cross Country Results


Congratulations to all the students who participated in school cross country on Tuesday 7 May.

Friday, May 10, 2019

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Scholastic Book order OPEN!


Orders are now open. Look out for a Scholastic Book Club brochure coming home this week.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Nits & Head Lice - another case reported


Unfortunately, we have received another report of nits/head lice. Please recheck the whole family and take the following actions ....

Full evacuation and pick up drill


As part of our annual programme of emergency evacuation and lock down drills, we will soon be running a 'full' evacuation drill, requiring students to be picked up by their emergency contacts, where possible.

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Invitation to Mihi Whakatau - Tuesday 14 May


All Amesbury families are invited to join us on Tuesday 14 May to welcome new students and their families into the Amesbury School community...

School Notices - 6 May 2019


What's happening in Week 2, Term 2 ....

Friday, May 3, 2019

Scooter Day


Some original ideas and a lot of effort went to decorating scooters for Scooter Day.

Thursday, May 2, 2019

School attendance for Term 1 2019


Attendance for the first term of the school year has been compiled and analysed, and we will be sending out the first of our 2019 attendance communications shortly.

Homestay for International Students


Homestay families required for 2 weeks in Term 3.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Welcome to all our new students


What a lovely smiley group making the most of today's sun. Enjoy your Amesbury journey.

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Friday, April 26, 2019

School Cross Country - Tuesday 7 May


Our whole school cross country event will be held in Week 2 of Term 2, on Tuesday 7th May. The event will begin just after 11am (after morning tea) and will run until approximately 12:50pm (lunchtime).

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Co-curricular Lessons for Term 2


We have a range of opportunities to participate in small group or individual music, drama, and gymnastics lessons with specialist teachers and we currently have spaces available.

Scooter Day! Friday 3 May


You want to wear mufti, be in a parade, race your scooter and eat yummy food? Read on ....

School Notices - 10 April 2019


The last week of school for Term 1 is upon us. So here's what you need to know for the rest of this week, things to do over the holidays and information for the start of Term 2.

Swimming Lessons: Term 2


Below is some important information about Whole School Swimming next term

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

PSW Futsal Tournament


Last week 7 teams represented Amesbury at the PSW Futsal tournament at the ASB Sports Centre in Kilbirnie.

Friday, April 5, 2019

The 'Thank You' company

Harakeke students share Thank You's vision of a better worldHarakeke students share Thank You's vision of a better world — by Urs Cunningham

Most parents might be familiar with 'ourTime', but if you aren’t, it is when a group of kids come together and fix a problem in our community. Our current 'ourTime' project for our group is researching and advertising a company called "ThankYou".

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Kelly Club & Kelly Sports

After school and holiday programmesAfter school and holiday programmes — by Kelly Sports

Looking for some fun things for the kids to do over the holidays and before and after school next term? Simply read on ....

School Notices - 27 March 2019


Plenty happening before the end of the term ....

Hosting International Students


Hosting an international student in your home is a great way to experience another culture.