welcome to week 3

Kia Ora Whanau.

A hot week coming up looking at the forecast.. A good idea to bring togs to school every day this week. We may be able to sneak in a 'free swim' outside our normal swimming days to cool off.

A big welcome to school to Amelia and Kahu who are joining us this week. It's great to have you with us in Ngā Puna.

A reminder that this Thursday we have our whanau/family swim and b.y.o picnic, 5:00-6:30. A good way to meet new faces and make connections with people from our Ngā Puna class. Pack the P.Jj's to pop on after last swim, all ready for home.

Friday's in Ngā Puna are hotdogs and bikes! American style hotdogs are able to be purchased from the school hall for $2.50 which will support our P.T.A. Bikes can also be brought on Friday's to be used during learning choices times. Scooters can be used during learning choices on any day.

Have a lovely week all.

As usual, any questions or queries please come and see us.

Tina and Lynley.

Exploring our space and swimming


Welcome to week 2

Welcome to Week 2 of Term 1.

We will be sending books home this week. Children will bring a different book home each night. Your most important job is to share the book with your child and not to stress or worry about the 'how' they are reading - easier said than done we know! Enjoy the conversation that occur when reading and celebrate their fabulous reading together. We have a long ways ahead of us to work on the 'how'.

Family night coming up - Thursday the 20th of February
Come along to our school pool on Thursday the 20th of February 5pm - 6:30pm for our Ngå Puna whånau evening. Bring a picnic rug and dinner for your family and  enjoy a swim. A chance to connect with families in our Ngå Puna space and perhaps put some names to new faces. Bring P.J''s after swim if you like, ready for bed when home.

Thank you for such a wonderful start to our school Term. We have delighted in seeing the smiles and confidence grow in your children.

As usual, any questions or q…

Fantastic first day!

Thank you all for sharing your precious children with us. We had a wonderful fist day together and they are just delightful! Here are a few photos. Look at us becoming familiar, or reconnecting with our people, places and things.

Nga Mihi
Tina and Lynley

Welcome to Ngā Puna

Welcome to Ngā Puna - 'The Springs'

We (Tina Dower and Lynley Cummack) are thrilled to be working together as the the New Entrant teachers in Ngā Puna. We are looking forward to welcoming new families to our Waimairi community as well as re connecting with existing families as younger tamariki are beginning their school journey. Here are a few notes/reminders for all. Please do come and see us if you have any wonderings.

School starts at 8:50am. Please help children unpack their bag for the first we while. School finishes at 3pm each day. We ask you to  wait outside the classroom  until we let the children go Reading folders and K.I.T book need to be returned to school dailyWater bottles sent to school dailyFruit break - fresh vegetables or fruit daily for fruit break in class timeNewsletter - One each week with up coming dates etc, posted in K.I.T bookBlog - - another way to access a digital version of newsletter and see what we have been learning…