Thursday, September 24, 2015

Second day of rotations at camp


It was a fabulous day: lovely weather, exciting rotations, delicious food and talent to boot - who could ask for more?

Dear Paddington Bear...

Sharing a letterSharing a letter — by admin Amesbury School

Koru Hub enjoyed having a visitor and helping him plan his next adventure around the world.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Day 3: Roaring around rotations


We started the first of our two rotation days today. We worked our way through our first rotation module of archery, slingshot paint balls and the challenging confidence course. We also started our second of three rotation modules of zip line, climbing and team building. 

Bikes in Schools application submitted by Amesbury School with support of Churton Park School


Amesbury School's application is now in for the next round of the WCC's Bikes in Schools project.

Your school needs you!


Amesbury School is hoping to hold an International Festival week 16 - 20th November. However, it will not happen without community support.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Harakeke storms the Abel Tasman.

12 Km later and still smiling (mostly).12 Km later and still smiling (mostly). — by Urs Cunningham

We had a fabulous day walking in the Abel Tasman National Park today. 

2 minutes of brushing

BrushingBrushing — by admin Amesbury School

The mouth - just one of the many interesting things we learned about this term...

End of Term 3 - Housekeeping


As we approach the end of term 3, there are a few things we'd like to draw your attention to;

Monday, September 21, 2015

Day One of our South Island Camp

A rough crossing but we're all here and still smiling!A rough crossing but we're all here and still smiling! — by Urs Cunningham

A bumpy start to our camp with quite a rough crossing across the strait. However, we're here and all settled in now. 

High Five Awards - Week 9 (14-18 September 2015)

Amesbury School logoAmesbury School logo — by Amesbury Office

Congratulations to all students who received a High Five Award in week 9.

Playground funding


Many thanks to the NZ Community Trust for funding $5,000 towards the new playground!

Koru Hub Term 4 Inquiry


Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Netball 2015

Hannah Dunbar and Maddie Thomas - 2015 MVP'sHannah Dunbar and Maddie Thomas - 2015 MVP's — by admin Amesbury School

Well done to all our netball players who represented Amesbury School this season...

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Survey - Out of School Care Programmes


Whether you currently do or don't use, anticipate, consider or might use, we need your input and feedback on our out of school care service...  

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Churton Park International Festival  (Mon 16th - Fri 20th Nov)


Just 9 weeks to go, so we've started planning.  Would you, or someone you know, be interested in sharing a part of your culture?

Friday, September 4, 2015

We're on the right track!


Personalising learning (also known as targeted teaching or differentiated learning) has been much talked about but is still seldom done well in schools. It's a hard road but Amesbury School is definitely on the right track!

Wednesday, September 2, 2015