George Street Normal School publishes a newsletter every Thursday during the school term. Newsletters are sent home with the oldest child in the family. Excerpts from previous newsletters are available on this page.
|3 May 2012 - Term 2, Week 2||
Planning and Reporting Targets - Part 2
Each year the Ministry of Education requires every New Zealand school to set targets for student achievement. At the beginning of...
|26 April 2012 - Term 2, Week 1||
Planning and Reporting Targets - Part 1
Each year the Ministry of Education requires every New Zealand school to set targets for student achievement and I am pleased to...
|5 April 2012 - Term 1, Week 10||
Term one was fun!
It seems hard to believe that the first school term for 2012 has finished. Over the past 10 weeks we’ve established the routines of daily literacy...
|29 March 2012 - Term 1, Week 9||
A visit from our Sister School
Once again our School has had the privilege of hosting a group of children and adults from Gifu Shotoku Gakuen Elementary School in Japan....
|22 March 2012 - Term 1, Week 8||
George Street Normal School International Day
Thursday 29 March
|15 March 2012 - Term 1, Week 7||
We have just concluded our school instructional swimming programme for 2012. This involved all classes participating in formal lessons with staff from...
|8 March 2012 - Term 1, Week 6||
What are your child’s strengths?
During the last few weeks we have been asking parents, teachers and children to consider learning goals for this year. Next week we...
|1 March 2012 - Term 1, Week 5||
Education Outside the Classroom
This week I have been visiting our School’s 136 Year 5 and 6 children as they participate in a week long programme of educational...
|23 February 2012 - Term 1, Week 4||
Our ERO Report
Last week we received the latest report from the Education Review Office (ERO) on George Street Normal School. The purpose of ERO’s reviews is to give...
|16 February 2012 - Term 1, Week 3||
Meet the Teacher
Our ‘Meet the Teacher’ evening begins tonight with a gathering in the hall from 7.15pm onwards. This is an opportunity to meet your child...