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.
|6 September 2012 - Term 3, Week 8||
Electives at GSNS
Each Friday morning this term, many children have been involved in a variety of different learning opportunities we call ‘Electives’.
|30 August 2012 - Term 3, Week 7||
A group of Principals were asked at a conference, ‘What is the most important skill children need to develop?’ Responses echoed out from...
|23 August 2012 - Term 3, Week 6||
Helping your child become a better writer
At George Street Normal School children are taught to communicate, record and understand ideas effectively. We want every child...
|16 August 2012 - Term 3, Week 5||
Sundial Project Update
At the beginning of each year we ask children at George Street Normal School to select at least two goals to work towards. The goals are...
|9 August 2012 - Term 3, Week 4||
School Cross Country
Well done to our children who took part in our annual cross country on Monday. Races were highly competitive and a team of 62 children have been...
|2 August 2012 - Term 3, Week 3||
Over the past week you may have noticed a hive of construction activity along the footpath near our school. Holes have been dug, trenches located...
|26 July 2012 - Term 3, Week 2||
Reasons for Rules
The most recent Ministry of Education figures on disruptive behaviour in New Zealand schools makes interesting reading. The good news is that...
|19 July 2012 - Term 3, Week 1||
Race into Reading!
George Street Normal School has awesome readers!
As part of our Race into Reading book week, every child has read aloud to me during the...
|28 June 2012 - Term 2, Week 10||
Holidays are here!
Another full and busy term comes to an end here at George Street Normal School tomorrow.
There have been a number of successful outcomes in and...
|21 June 2012 - Term 2, Week 9||
Compassion in Action!
Children at George Street Normal School have been learning about compassion this term as a willingness to help, empathise with, or show mercy to...