Teacher Vacancies

(1) Senior Teacher. We seek a highly organised and motivated teacher for one of our Year 4-6 model classes. This is an excellent opportunity for a capable teacher to further their career. Find our application pack here.

(2) Teacher - Junior class. Expressions of interest are invited for a fixed term teaching position that may arise during Term 1 2019, due to roll growth. Please send your CV and the name of two referees to: Rod Galloway, George Street Normal School, 989 George Street, Dunedin 9016, or office@georgestreet.school.nz. Please note there is no closing date for this position.

Stationery lists for 2019

All stationery is available from Officemax (89 Great King Street) as a boxed collection of required books, pens etc. Alternatively, parents may wish to purchase items separately (at any other shop) by using the list attached here.

First school day for 2019

School Holidays are quickly disappearing! School starts again on Tuesday 29 January, 2019.

Kapa Haka performance at Meridian Mall

Some wonderful sounds coming from the Meridian Mall recently as the year 6 Kapa Haka and choir children performed!

Our colourful production was a success!

Parents, grandparents, brothers, sisters, teachers and family friends were all entertained at the Stadium at our recent whole school end of year production.  Well done everyone.  

 

O'MATHalon success for Year 6 and Year 5 teams

Two teams were entered in the Year 6 and Year 5 sections of the Number Works 'n Words O"MATHalon competiton. The Year 6 team of Jenah, Megha, Cambell and Aidan came first with 19 out of 20 points. The Year 5 team of Ken, Zak, Neo and Connor came second with 17 out of a possible 20 points.

Award Winning Poetry Writers and Performers

Recently some of our students have entered their writing in two poetry competitons, achieving success in both.

Hannah won the Year 5 and 6 Poetry Writing Competition for the ODT Extra!, and Anya was highly commended. The topic was 'freedom' and both their poems were published in last month's edition.

Felix won first place in the Dunedin Primary Schools Poetry Competition- Years 7 - 8, with his poem 'I Wish', and Mackenzie was awarded second place in the Year 5 - 6 competition with 'Midnight in the Woods'. Both Felix and Mackenzie performed their poems to an appreciative audience at the awards ceremony.

Dunedin Regional Chess Tournament

This week Geoge Street Normal hosted the Dunedin Regional Chess Tournament in our school hall. More than 70 children from schools around Dunedin attended. 42 children from George Street Normal were involved; for many this was their first taste of playing chess in a tournament environment.

In the 'rookie' grade George Street Normal teams came 2nd, 3rd and 6th. Ashton Fraser placed 4th in the individual standings,. Daan Peeters 7th and Elise Summerfield 9th

In the 'junior' division our teams came 1st, 4th, 5th and 6th. Individuals that placed highly included Alexander Jansen Van Vuuren 2nd, Harry McDonald 3rd, Aidan Dixon 4th and Jaden Tonkin 5th.