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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.

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...

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...