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Monthly Archives: June 2015

Week 11 and the Holidays

Please let me start by saying…………………. “Yes we’ve made it!”   Eleven weeks of learning tends to take it’s toll on everyone so please children, parents and teachers take this holiday break to recharge. Recharge your spiritual, mental and physical batteries for what will again be an exciting term filled with learning opportunities. For me I’m […]

Love and School

I was speaking to friend recently that mentioned how working with kids is such an important role, because we have the opportunity to teach children what it means to value manaakitanga (extending love) in a world that desperately needs more love. It really got me thinking about the role love has to play in a […]

RCS Newsletter – Week Ten

  Dear , In this Newsletter: Message from Staff What’s Happening What’s Coming Up Reminders Community Notices Quick Notes: Learning at Home Principal Blog – Love and School Learning Diary Message from Staff – Kendra Liggett Kia Ora Whanau, Wow, we are nearing the end of our second term here at Rolleston Christian School. On personal reflection, […]

Middle Hub Blog Week 9-10

Hello and welcome to my Middle Hub Blog, my name is Amos Pilgrim and I’m the Middle Hub Team Leader here at Rolleston Christian School. The purpose of this bog is to inform children, parents and the community of what we are learning about and how we can encourage and challenge children at home. Thanks […]

RCS Newsletter – Week Eight

  In this Newsletter: Message from Staff What’s Happening What’s Coming Up Reminders Community Notices Quick Notes: Learning at Home Principal’s Blog – Growth Learning Diary Message from Staff – Mandy Cleave Kia Ora RCS Family, Recently I went on a course called ‘Lighting the Literacy Fire’ run by Jill Eggleton. If you have a child in […]

Growth

One of my favourite things about my friends having babies and small children is watching, in amazement, as they grow and develop at a rapid pace. The changes that take place in these small children, and in such a short space of time, really blows me away. If I see a friend from a different […]

Mathematics in the Junior Hub

I love maths! I’m sad to hear the numeracy project coming under fire from the media this week. But if it helps our curriculum advisors to work out where we can improve as teachers, then so be it. I didn’t always love maths when I was a school pupil. But as a teacher I have […]

Shaping the Skills our Students Need

Dennis Marshall and I went to a two day seminar last week run by the Canterbury Primary Principals Association. We were able to visit a couple of other schools, where we were challenged and inspired by some of the fantastic things that are happening in schools around Christchurch. The second day of the seminar was […]

RCS Newsletter – Week Seven

  In this Newsletter: Message from Staff What’s Happening What’s Coming Up Reminders Community Notices Quick Notes: Learning at Home Junior Hub Learning Blog Entertainment books – order online. Middle Hub Learning Blog Principal’s Blog – Shaping the Skills our Students Need. Message from Staff – Lynda Siave Talofa lava outou, Kiaora koutou katoa, greetings […]