Cultural Activities

Cultural Activities

All children at George Street Normal School experience a rich arts and cultural programme. In addition to the classroom delivery, co-curricular groups, that generally operate at lunch times, are formed as ages, staffing and numbers allow. Children are invited to participate in the following activities:

Junior Team Choir Practices (Friday 12.30pm) and performances as arranged
Contact Teacher: Mrs France julia@georgestreet.school.nz
No Cost
Middle Team Choir Practices (Monday 12.30pm and performances as arranged
Contact Teacher: Mrs King linda@georgestreet.school.nz
No cost
Senior Team Choir  Practices (Friday no assembly weeks) and performances as arranged
Contact Teacher: Mrs Yeoman nataliey@georgestreet.school.nz
No cost
Band Practices Friday morning and performances as arranged
Contact Teacher: Dr Galloway rod@georgestreet.school.nz
No cost
Brass Trumpet, Cornet & Trombone lessons at negotiated times
Contact Teachers: Dr Moore and Mr Peacock
Private tuition cost and instruments for hire
Chess Practices and inter school games as arranged
Contact Teacher: Mrs Stanton leanne@georgestreet.school.nz
No cost
Drums Practices Tuesday 12.30pm Term 2 & 3 
Contact Teacher: Dr Galloway rod@georgestreet.school.nz
No cost
Guitar

Practices Wednesday 
Juniors in Room 5A 1.00-1.30pm
Contact teacher: Mrs Robertsonanne@georgestreet.school.nz
Intermediate upstairs in Te Puna Ako 12.30 – 1.00pm
Contact Teacher: Dr Galloway rod@georgestreet.school.nz   
No cost

Kapa Haka

Practices Thursday at 1.30pm. Performances as arranged.
Contact Teacher: Mrs Yeoman nataliey@georgestreet.school.nz                                            No cost

Pasifika Performance Practices Thursday at 2.15pm. Performances as arranged.
Contact Teacher: Ms C Spencerclaire@georgestreet.school.nz
No cost
Ukulele

Practices and performances as arranged
Contact Teacher: Mrs King  linda@georgestreet.school.nz
No cost

Keyboard Piano and keyboard lessons at times to be arranged
Contact Teacher: Mrs Martin and Mrs Officer, ph 467 5400
Private tuition cost
Saturday Morning Music Held at George Street Normal School on Saturday mornings during term time. A variety of instruments to choose from and hire. Lessons are 1 hour.
Contact Teacher: Mrs Hobbs ph 477 2296   Cost $60.00 for the year
Scrabble Practices and competitions as arranged
Contact Teacher: Mrs Stanton leanne@georgestreet.school.nz
No cost
Programming 

Mondays at 12.45pm upstairs in Te Puna Ako
Contact Teacher: Mr Mulholland keith@georgestreet.school.nz
No cost

La Petite Acadēmie       It's French for Fun! Fun French Beginners’ Classes Years 2-6: An 8 session taster French course is being offered at George Street Normal this term, and beyond. The major emphasis is on communicating orally through the interactive use of fun games, song, role-play and ‘real life’ activities. For more information, please email admin@Lpa.co.nz or contact us on 022 358 2211. C’est si bon!
Acorn Performer's Drama classes

Acorn Performer's Drama classes happen on Tuesdays afternoon. Enrolments are still being taken for our first term "Shakespeare on stage".  Classes run for Year 2-6.   For more information or to enrol please contact Hayley at acornperformers@outlook.co.nz

George Street Normal School Annual Cultural Events

  • Speech Contest (Term 3)
  • Georgestock Music Night (Term 3)
  • Team/School Production (Term 4)

 Team inquiries should be made firstly your child’s contact teacher.

All other inquiries should be made to:

Ms Claire Spencer
GSNS Cultural Coordinator
Email:  claire@georgestreet.school.nz
Telephone:  474 0825