Rolleston Christian School

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PB 2015 Term 2

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 […]


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 […]

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 […]

Quality Learning at Home

It happens more and more these days that I find myself having conversations in social settings about people’s own children. These conversations seem to range from questions like “Is this normal?” to “What is this report actually saying?”, but a conversation I’m quite fond of having with friends is “What should I be teaching my […]