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Serving others first

Our Y4-6 students had a great time at their Winter Tournament yesterday. On a crisp, fine day they competed in Netball, Hockey, Turbo Touch, and Basketball. A big thank you to our teachers and parents for enabling our students to attend this event. This weekend many of our students will be participating in the 40hr…

Putting others first

We welcomed Andrea from World Vision to our assembly yesterday to speak to us about the fast       approaching 40hr Famine event. This year the focus remains on the refugee children in Syria.  Past fundraising has had a major positive effect on the children in refugee camps and we are happy to, once again, be supporting…

His promise is eternal

Our Year 7/8 students participated in their Winter Tournament yesterday. On a fine, crisp day they    competed in football, hockey, badminton and gymnastics. The represented us with great behaviour and sportsmanship. Thank you to Mrs Kelly, Dwayne and the parents that helped make the day a success. This year we have a Special Character Review…

Friendship is a blessing

We were blessed with another great performance by the Excel School of Performing Arts on Thursday. Their national tour provides an opportunity to share the harvest of their efforts, and spread a positive Christian message with their audiences. We congratulate Danielle Smith on graduating MEd (Honours) recently. Danielle had her focus on       culturally responsive pedagogy…

Welcome back…

During the holidays the Herald published 2016 NCEA results in Decile groups (see below). In the Decile 5 group we were identified as one of five schools across NZ that achieved a 100% pass rate at Level 2. It is wonderful to be able to honour our Lord with this wonderful academic result. Well done…

There is power in the tongue

Our Year 5/6 students attended the local Ripper Rugby tournament during the week. They all had a great time, played their hearts out and represented us with integrity. Thank you to Mrs Chambers and Dwayne for their support during the event.   Our Year 9/10 students visited Kamo High School on Wednesday to view the…

He is waiting for your call…

Our Year 11-13 students have now completed their formal learning for the year, and now have just their final study for NCEA external exams. As with any endeavour for some it has been a challenging year, whilst others have found the going easier. However, no matter the nature of the journey it is the journey itself that leaves…

We are healed through His blood

Next week is the final week of preparation for NCEA external exams. We are all deep in prayers of expectation for our students, and their readiness. Please add your prayers for their success, and ensure a calm, supportive environment at home if your child is preparing. I had a wonderful visit to Aidanfield Christian school in Christchurch…

Prayer

Welcome back to the final term of 2016. As we approach the ending of our school year it is timely to celebrate the successes we have had. Often this will focus on the academic, cultural or sporting. However, over the term I would like to share our successes of character. From the obvious to the unknown the…

Jesus is always company

[avatar user=”graeme.whitehead” size=”thumbnail” align=”right” /] Easter is nearly upon us again. The importance of this time cannot be over-stated, cannot be ignored, cannot be taken for granted. This time defines us, our beliefs, our values, our purpose. We are saved by the blood of Jesus, invited into a new life, given hope for eternity. This…