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|Weekly Notices 12-3-2018|| (1006 kbs)|
|NZEI Paid Union Meetings You may be aware of the nationwide crisis in recruiting and retaining teachers.
Teachers at our kura are joining an NZEI Te Riu Roa campaign, called Kua Tae Te Wa – It’s Time to address these issues. Our goal is to free teachers to teach, and principals to lead, by getting the additional support and staff that schools need...|
|Weekly Notices 5-3-2018|| (1.1 Mbs)|
|Thanks to Genesis and its customers, School-gen is giving away
$50,000 to help schools energise young minds. Please visit
http://schoolgen.co.nz/voteforyourschool/ to vote for KWNS. You can vote
more than once...|
|School Based Immunisation Dates for 2018|| (57 kbs)|
|The School Based Immunisation Team will be holding an
immunisation clinic on the following days
Gardasil Year 8 (1st Dose)
Boostrix Year 7 (1 dose)
9th March 2018
12th April 2018..|
|School Gathering!|| (111 kbs)|
|Tuesday 27th February 2018 5:30-7:00pm
You are most welcome to come with your children to meet us anytime between
5:30 and 7:00pm.
Pop in, say hello and enjoy being taken on a tour of the classroom by your child!...|
|Weekly Notices 19-2-2018|| (1.7 Mbs)|
|Kauri Days Bay trip has been postponed to Friday 23rd February
due to the weather....|
|Term One Diary - Weeks One through Ten|| (152 kbs)|
|Term One diary - weeks One through Ten ....|
|Weekly Notices 12-2-2018|| (3.9 Mbs)|
| Kia ora, welcome!
We are delighted to see our wonderful students. They are all so
happy to be back and eager to learn! We also welcome many new
students! Kia ora to them and their Whānau. |
|Weekly Notices 11-12-2017|| (2.5 Mbs)|
|Thank you for another amazing and busy year!
I hope you have a blessed Christmas and a holiday full of love, joy and
peace. Arohanui, Janice :)|
|End of Year Reports|| (236 kbs)|
|We have been busy writing student reports. We want to share with
you our process and what you can expect in the content of your
The report is a summary of your child’s work. There should be nothing
in the report that is a surprise to you...|
|Weekly Notices 4-12-2017|| (2.4 Mbs)|
|Outstanding Students Term 4
The following students were selected by their teachers as students who have
produced work of a consistently high standard - to the best of their ability -
and who have shown exemplary behaviour over term 4...|
|Class of 2017 - Y8 Leavers dinner || (302 kbs)|
Please wear formal
$25 per adult.
There is no cost
for Year 8
|Ako 17 Garden Trip Permission Slip|| (199 kbs)|
|On Thursday 14th December, Akomanga 17 is going to The Discovery Garden -
Te Kaapuia o Te Waoku (we are all part of nature.) We will travel to and from the gardens by public bus,
leaving school at 9.15am...|
|Weekly Notices 27-11-2017|| (2.9 Mbs)|
|Terawhiti Artificial Sportsfield Official Opening
Saturday 25th November
We were delighted to attend the opening ceremony.
We hope to make use of this field next year...|
|Weekly Notices 20-11-2017|| (3 Mbs)|
|Wow! Look at the books that we
received from Marsden Books from their NZ
Bookshop day Celebration – Saturday
Thanks to everyone who nominated KWNS and
thanks to Marsden Bookshop!..|
|Weekly Notices 6-11-2017|| (992 kbs)|
|Kapa Haka Festival: St Patrick’s College Hall
Thursday 26th October
A superb performance by all our whānau and our senior Kapa Haka
Group. Thank you for your support! ...|
|Ako 11 Notice|| (112 kbs)|
|Kia Ora, Ako 11 students and whanau,
Kim broke her collarbone during Labour Weekend.
We are delighted that Barbara McDonald is relieving in the class again this week.
We will keep you posted as to when Kim will be returning to school...|
|Weekly Notices 18-9-2017|| (5.6 Mbs)|
|Movie & Raffles
Thank you to all who
donated to our raffle
baskets. You can buy
raffles at the school office
for $2 each or 3 for $5.
They will also be available on the day..|
|Weekly Notices 11-9-2017|| (8.7 Mbs)|
|Te Whānau Conferences
Wednesday 20th September
Tuesday 26th September
Thank you to all those whānau that
have booked your conferences. If you
haven't already booked, a reminder
notice is coming home today on how
to complete it online.
|Weekly Notices 4-9-2017|| (1.4 Mbs)|
|Wellington Free Ambulance’s
Onesies Day Friday 8th Sept
If you don’t have a onesie please let
your children wear pyjamas and
Please remember your gold coin
|Weekly Notices 21-8-2017|| (4.2 Mbs)|
|Te Whānau Nikau's production Did You Shake Your Tail Feathers?
last week was a tremendous success, enjoyed by both the performers and
all the audiences. Early childhood centres and whānau were impressed by the
students strong singing and varied dance styles...|
|Weekly Notices 31-7-2017|| (2.6 Mbs)|
|Yummy School sticker promotion
has started, this will help our school earn free sports equipment.
Please collect stickers and cut-out labels from Yummy Fruit brand ...|
|Weekly Notices 3-7-2017|| (3.4 Mbs)|
|Lunch Orders We are finding it increasingly difficult to change large notes for lunch orders. It would be helpful if students could bring the correct money to the office for their order...|
|Weekly Notices 19-6-2017|| (1 Mb)|
|Property Update: Temporary classrooms
We are now in the final stages of organising the arrival of our four classrooms.
In the first week of the July school holidays, the classrooms will be lifted one by one over the front block and placed in their correct position on jacks. There will be limited access to the school over this period...|
|Weekly Notices 12-6-2017|| (1.4 Mbs)|
|School Photographs Thursday 29th June. Envelopes are included with this newsletter. Family portrait envelopes are available from the school office. Netball envelopes are available from coaches..|
|Weekly Notices -5-6-2017|| (1.1 Mbs)|
|Fidget Spinners These are the latest toy craze.
Can we please remind you that these are toys and we do not wish to see them at school.
Our usual process will be followed. Our teachers will take them for...|
|College Information - Year 8|| (64 kbs)|
|Open mornings, evenings and days are an opportunity for all of you to go along. We do not organise these visits. However, in term 4 we do have transition visits once our students are enrolled at the college of their choice ...|
|Weekly Notices -29-5-2017|| (1.2 Mbs)|
|Progress towards temporary classrooms coming on site: The classrooms have been procured, the building contracts, including sub-contracts, have been let. However the move can only take place in the next school holidays in July ...|
|Term Two Diary - Weeks One through Ten|| (85 kbs)|
|Term Two diary - weeks One through Ten ....|
|School Cross Country Karori Park, Tuesday 30th May || (87 kbs)|
|All students in Years 3-8 will be participating in the school cross country. To run this event smoothly, we need RUNNERS to volunteer as Sweepers to RUN at the back of each race...|
|Weekly Notices -15-5-2017|| (1.4 Mbs)|
|What a wonderful camp!
Thank you to all our amazing parent helpers!...|
|Weekly Notices -1-5-2017|| (2.6 Mbs)|
|Lunch Orders We will no longer be selling Ribena or Chocolate Milk once our present stock has gone. Students will be able to order our free milk each day. We will be notifying you of further changes to our lunch menu in the coming weeks...|
|Weekly Notices -10-4-2017|| (2.3 Mbs)|
|Term 2 Dates: Term starts Monday 1st May, Queens Birthday Monday 5th June,
Term ends Friday 7th July ...|
|Karori West Normal School Fair || (210 kbs)|
|What an amazing Fair! Thank you for your support! We also thank whanau, staff and year 7 & 8 students for their time and support to make our fair successful and enjoyable...|
|KWNS Fair - Saturday 1st April || (546 kbs)|
|Please see enclosed Newsletter! The Newsletter asks for more volunteers. We always have a wonderful Fair! It is such a great day for our community. But, we need your help, even if it is just for a hour or so...|
|Weekly Notices -206-3-2017|| (721 kbs)|
|Property Update-temporary classrooms
We are meeting each fortnight. At last week’s hui, it was confirmed that the Work Programme is on track. Resource consents are currently being lodged. The Ministry is still planning to get the classrooms on site during the term break...|
|Weekly Notices - 6-3-2017|| (935 kbs)|
At our hui last week, it was confirmed that the Ministry of Education has four classrooms for us. The plan is that they would be coming on site in the term break. Remedial work will need to undertaken so the classrooms should be ready by the beginning of June. This timeframe is dependent on Council consents. I will keep you posted...|
|School Gathering Ako 2, 6, 8|| (99 kbs)|
|Tuesday 7th March 2017 5:30-7:00pm Ako 2, 6, 8
You are most welcome to come with your children to meet us anytime between 5:30 and 7:00pm...|
|Weekly Notices - 27-2-2017|| (898 kbs)|
|Movin’ March is a Greater Wellington Regional Council initiative encouraging students and their families to be active on their way to school. The aim is for each student to walk, scooter or bike to school for at least 10 days during March...|
|2017 Capital E National Arts Festival Year 2|| (197 kbs)|
|The Capital E National Arts Festival for children is returning to Wellington in March with two weeks of theatre, dance and music from NZ and international artists.
On Tuesday 14th March, Year 2s will be going to see the following performances.. |
|School Gathering - Ako 2 and 6|| (127 kbs)|
|Ako 2 and 6 will NOT be open during the School Gathering, this Tuesday 21st February. Instead, Ako 2 and 6 will be open on Tuesday 7th March, 5.30 to 7.00pm. ... |
|Weekly Notices - 13-2-2017|| (1.5 Mbs)|
|It is great to see how many of our students have their sunhats on for term 1. All students need to have either a bucket or broad brimmed hat. Bucket hats: bucket or surfer-style hats should have a deep crown and sit low on the head. Broad brimmed hats: brims should shade the face, neck and ears... |
|School Gathering - Tuesday 21st February 2017 5:30-7:00pm|| (103 kbs)|
|You are most welcome to come with your children to meet us anytime between
5:30 and 7:00pm.
Pop in, say hello and enjoy being taken on a tour of the classroom by your child!... |
|Weekly Notices - 7-2-2017|| (1 Mb)|
|KWNS Fair - Saturday 1st April
We are now collecting items for the fair, they can be left in the
corridor by the staffroom... |
|Year 2 Swimming Programme|| (516 kbs)|
|Year 2 Swimming Programme
In order to use our time at the pool efficiently, please help us with an initial
grouping of our students by indicating your child’s competency in the water.
Please tick the box which best describes your child... |
|Te Whānau Nikau Year 2 Swimming Programme|| (133 kbs)|
|The year 2s in Te Whānau Nikau are going swimming!
An Aquatics Programme is a feature of the New Zealand Physical Education
Curriculum, and we are delighted to use our local pool to deliver this programme to
our students. |