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.
|16 May 2013 - Term 2, Week 2||
Planning and Reporting Targets - Part 1
Each year the Ministry of Education requires every New Zealand school to set targets for student achievement. Last year our Board...
|9 May 2013 - Term 2, Week 1||
Try a little kindness
Welcome back to school and a new term of learning opportunities for your child. One of the many topics to be taught throughout the school will be a...
|18 April 2013 - Term 1, Week 11||
Reasons for Responsibility
It seems hard to believe that the first school term for 2013 has finished. Over the past 11 weeks we’ve welcomed 48 new children,...
|11 April 2013 - Term 1, Week 10||
Planning for Success
Each year, all New Zealand schools are required to update their charter for approval by the Ministry of Education. Our Charter includes targets for...
|4 April 2013 - Term 1, Week 9||
The Requested Donation
Thank you to the many parents who have already paid their requested donation for 2013. As in previous years, our Board of Trustees asks that each...
|28 March 2013 - Term 1, Week 8||
Sister School Agreement
Once again our school has had the privilege of hosting a group of children and adults from Gifu Shotoku Gakuen Elementary School in Japan.
|21 March 2013 - Term 1, Week 7||
George Street Normal School International Day
Thursday 28 March
|14 March 2013 - 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...
|7 March 2013 - Term 1, Week 5||
Trustee Elections 2013
Board of Trustees Elections are one of the biggest democratic processes in New Zealand. Next term, our school community will elect a group of people...
|28 February 2013 - Term 1, Week 4||
School Outside the Classroom
This week I have been visiting our school’s 126 Year 5 and 6 children as they participate in a week long programme of educational...