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.
|7 July 2011 - Term 2, Week 10||
There is a buzz around school regarding writing at the moment. Writing is getting a higher profile as we work on our 18 point action plan as identified in...
|30 June 2011 - Term 2, Week 9||
Mid Year Learning Snapshot
It is that time of the year when we review children’s progress, meet with parents to discuss achievement and confirm goals for the next two...
|23 June 2011 - Term 2, Week 8||
On the Marae
By the end of next week all our classes will have spent a day visiting a local Marae. Over the last few days we have been warmly welcomed on to Arai Te Uru...
|16 June 2011 - Term 2, Week 7||
National Standards Results
Our recently published Annual Report includes student achievement results in relation to the National Standards for 2010. This is the first time...
|9 June 2011 - Term 2, Week 6||
2010 Board of Trustees Chairperson’s Report
Included in our 2010 Annual Report recently prepared for the Ministry of Education is the Board of Trustees Chairperson...
|2 June 2011 - Term 2, Week 5||
iThink and uLearn
We are hoping that many parents and friends of the school will take the opportunity to visit our school tonight. All classrooms will be open with teachers...
|26 May 2011 - Term 2, Week 4||
‘iThink’ is coming!
Over the past three years our school has considered the learning needs of our children in Information and Communication Technology (ICT)....
|19 May 2011 - Term 2, Week 3||
Electives have begun!
Each Friday morning this term, children can be found around our school involved in a variety of different learning opportunities we call ‘...
|12 May 2011 - Term 2, Week 2||
A Budding Relationship
One of the current strategic goals of our Board of Trustees is to develop educational partnerships that benefit our children. The central location of...
|5 May 2011 - Term 2, Week 1||
Kindness in Action
The Cornerstone value for this term is kindness. Over the next few weeks each class will consider our school definition ‘willingness to help, show...