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George Street Normal School
George Street Normal School
George Street Normal School
George Street Normal School
George Street Normal School
George Street Normal School
George Street Normal School
George Street Normal School
George Street Normal School
George Street Normal School
George Street Normal School
George Street Normal School

Newsletters

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.

20 September 2012 - Term 3, Week 10

Drop, Cover and Hold!

Our school will have a focus on earthquake awareness and safety next week as we participate in the world’s first national earthquake drill....

13 September 2012 - Term 3, Week 9

Winter Sports Report 2012

Congratulations to all children who represented George Street Normal School in winter sports teams this year. Thanks to our teachers,...

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’.

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30 August 2012 - Term 3, Week 7

Oral Language

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

 ICT update

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...