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22/06/2021

BOT Update – June 2021

Tēnā koutou katoa.  I'll start with a massive thank you to the parents and caregivers who have paid their school donations to help us maintain our school's staffing, environment and resources. We're really pleased with how payments have been tracking…

16/04/2021

BOT Update- April 2021

Kia ora tātou,   What a busy term we’ve had. We’ve seen some great work from the kids, some brilliant new property enhancements, some great autumn sunshine, and our first fantastic Family Fun Fiesta. (extra points for good alliteration, Centenary…

10/03/2021

BOT UPDATE – MARCH 2021

Kia ora CPDS whānau, Well, here we are again, following yet another lockdown. Thank you to all of you for your flexibility in adjusting to home learning and supporting your children on top of your usual daily activities. I know…

09/02/2021

Centennial Message from the Board

I love celebrating milestone birthdays – those moments that feel all the more special and represent reaching the next significant phase.  I remember my 18th, my 21st, and (most of) my 30th birthday, and we made a fuss of the…

02/11/2020

Important Message from the Board of Trustees

Dear Parents, Caregivers and Whānau,  This is an email we hoped we’d never have to write.  For many years, our school has benefitted from plentiful resources, very well-maintained facilities, and enough teachers and teacher aides to enable smaller class sizes…

24/09/2020

Board of Trustees Newsletter – September 24/09

Kia ora whānau,  Well, here we are again in level 2. Thank you for all of your cooperation with the additional safety measures that were necessary during level 2.5. Whilst it’s looking like there is a degree of containment of…

16/09/2020

September Update

Kia ora whanau,   We’re all getting a little bit better at dealing with whatever changes come our way!  With the recent move back into level 3 COVID restrictions, we all found ourselves in familiar territory for supporting our children at…

11/09/2020

School Projects Due to Start

Dear Parents and Caregivers, At the end of 2019, the Government announced the ‘School Infrastructure Package’ (SIP) which saw each school being granted a sum of money for enhancements to school property and infrastructure.  At the same time, the Ministry…

10/08/2020

August Update

Kia ora whanau, It’s exciting to see the school back to having kids in classrooms, and back to having close contact with their friends again following lockdown – how lucky we are to all live in this part of the…

17/06/2020

BOT Update – June 2020

Kia ora whanau, So much has changed in the last few months. For many of us, our lives have been upturned. For others, they’ve been significantly disrupted. What has remained true as we’ve travelled through the challenges that have come…

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