Monthly Archives: July 2015

Board of Trustees Open Forum Feedback

Thank you to those people who were able to make it to our last Board Open Forum meeting. We had some fantastic dialogue especially around our recent student safety survey and our consultation about what we would like an Opua … Continue reading

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Inquiry Learning

What is Inquiry-based Learning? Inquiry-based learning is an approach in which students have ownership of their learning. It starts with exploration and questioning and leads to investigation into a worthy question, issue, problem or idea. It involves asking questions, gathering … Continue reading

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Welcome back and don’t miss out on our Open Forum Thursday evening!

A warm [despite the cold!] welcome back to everyone, especially to our many new and returning students – hello again, Ezekiel. It is so good to have you back! Welcome also to Gabrielle, Chloe, Manaia, Shade, Sarai and Navaeh. All … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

Have a lovely holiday everyone associated with Opua School! It has been a very busy, long term but many things have been achieved. Particularly, we now have a happy, focused, talented, harmonious Board of Trustees  who have all got the … Continue reading

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Room 4 News

For your information, Mrs Lindsay has agreed to continue teaching in Room 4 for Term 3. We are really appreciative of how superbly she has fitted in to life at our beautiful place and of her commitment to the school … Continue reading

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Parent – Student – Teacher Conferences

A final reminder that tomorrow, Thursday, July 2nd, is our Conference evening. Please be aware that school will finish at 2pm tomorrow, as with previous years, so that all teacher-parent-student meetings can occur between 2pm and 7pm. This is always … Continue reading

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Congratulations!

Firstly, to Chloe Mulford. Chloe was presented with The Sir Peter Blake Leadership award at a ceremony on Monday morning by staff from Westpac Bank who sponsor this prestigious and important award. Chloe is a wonderful student, a superb leader … Continue reading

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Junior Cross Country at Bay of Islands Academy

On Tuesday our Years 1, 2 and 3 attended the inaugural Bay of Islands’ Academy Junior Cross Country event the other side of Kerikeri. Our pupils trained hard and, on the day, performed with energy and enthusiasm. We are proud … Continue reading

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