Monthly Archives: December 2015

Start Dates 2016

We are already very much looking forward to our new school year and building on our many accomplishments of 2015.  The first day of school in 2016 is Tuesday, February 2nd. School starts at 9am and we look forward to welcoming … Continue reading

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Error in The Northern Advocate

You might have seen the one page advertisement in The Northern Advocate’s The Year That Was 2015 publication that was printed in their Tuesday, December 15th edition. There was a very strange column in there regarding feedback on the changes … Continue reading

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2015 End of Year Message

This year, again, I am fortunate to have worked with an experienced and committed group of educators. They are central to this school’s many achievements. The quality of their teaching and commitment to the pupils’ success are always apparent. Thank … Continue reading

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Opua School Board of Trustees submission on proposed Education Act changes

Opua School’s Board of Trustees response to the proposed changes to the Education Act is as follows: 1) The Opua School Board of Trustees is very much in favour of co-operation between neighbouring schools. However,  we feel very strongly that … Continue reading

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Education Act update – A call for submissions

Education Minister Hekia Parata is urging New Zealanders to have their say on a revamp of education legislation that will help to shape the future of the education system but has only given interested parties a tiny amount of time … Continue reading

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Junior Area Beautification

I urge everyone to pop by the Junior area to have a look at the amazing transformation that has taken place over term 4. The project has been driven by Ms. Halse and she has been assisted by a wonderful … Continue reading

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