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Whakapau kaha – to be better than before.

End of Term 1

This term has been an interesting and challenging one and has it felt a lot longer than normal.  I suppose that is due to a couple of lockdowns, as well as some very difficult challenges that a few of our…


MENZA Songwriting Experience

Earlier this term, we had a number of children working with Francine Werry, writing songs that were submitted to the MENZA songwriting competition.  The group had to face a number of challenges along the way. During Auckland’s two lockdowns earlier…


Celebrating Two of our Walking School Bus Parents

A huge congratulations to two of our Walking School Bus (WSB) Co-ordinators, Campbell Waugh and Ursula Gee. Campbell was a recent winner from Central Auckland, for sharing the most innovative idea to promote and ‘grow’ the walking school bus programme.…


Fantastic Fun Fiesta!!

What a great day we had yesterday at our Family Fun Fiesta. The weather was amazing, especially after the horrible day we had on Saturday, and that we did not have to cancel due to a change in COVID levels. …


CPDS is seeing Purple Today

A huge thank you to all those who supported our Purple day today for Epilepsy awareness. As a school we raised $532.30.  Thanks to Mrs Wood for organising this for us.


Swimming Success

On Tuesday the 23 March, we had our Y5/6 swimming team represent us at the Remuera Swimming Zones.  I am very proud to be able to announce that we were 2nd overall out of the 18 schools competing. Another piece…


Thank you for the Flowers

I would like personally thank all the children and staff who brought along a single flower, some foliage or a bunch of flowers for Dev and her family.  As you can see from the huge amount of flowers shown in…


Congratulations to Tristan

Congratulations to Tristan J- Rm 18, for winning the 2021 National Lead Climbing Competition (in the Under 12 Yr Male division) that was held in Rotorua, last weekend.  This is an amazing achievement Tristan.  We are all very proud of…


Level 3- Learning From Home This Week!

Dear Parents and Caregivers Last night, we heard the news we did not want to hear, however, we do do the best we can to ensure learning continues uninterrupted over the next 5 days of school.  An alert will come…


CPDS Centennial Family Fun Fiesta – Celebrating 100 years

The CPDS 2021 Centennial Year Has Begun Last week was an exciting start to our school year where we officially opened our centenary year with the cutting of a ribbon, lifting of the 75th Jubilee time capsule, and cupcakes for…

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