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Whakapau kaha – to be better than before.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

As the school year draws to a close, I would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a restful New Year.  I hope you all manage to spend lots of time with family and maybe even get…


Signing of T-shirts (Year 6 and other leavers)

There has been a long standing tradition at CPDS where children who are leaving our school, get their yellow t-shirt/ or occasionally a dress, signed by their peers and teachers on the last day of school (tomorrow). I am aware…


End of Year Walking School Bus Success

It was a great pleasure to be able to join one of the ‘Walking School Buses’ on their morning walk to school, this Wednesday.  The children loved the fact that Mr Incredible also joined us.  It was a wonderful walk…


School Organisation 2021

Dear Parents/ Caregivers From 5pm this afternoon you will be able to find out, on HERO, your child(ren)’s class placement for 2021, as well as view their final reporting for the year. After COVID-19 impacted on our school and community…


Staff Update

As the end of year draws to a close, I want to update you regarding a few teachers who will be leaving us, next week.   Clemie Thompson Clemie has been a regular reliever at CPDS for a number of years…


International Competition Success

I would like to congratulate Mallory R8, who recently entered an International essay competition sponsored by the Beijing Chinese Children's Cultural Exchange Association. We are so proud of you, Mallory, for achieving the highest level possible in this competition. Well done!


Success at EPRO8 Competition

Last Friday, we had a team participate in the Epro8 grand final Y5-6 , as a result of them previously winning the semi final competition.   I am very proud to be able to announce that our' Lord of the Corn' team…


Congratulations to Lawrence

I was very pleased  to be able to present a $25 gift card to Lawrence C Rm 17, today.  The Lions generously posted this prize to Lawrence as recognition for coming second in our recent school speech competition. Lauren who was…


Performing Arts Competition

Last Wednesday, our children took part in our annual 'Performing Arts' competition.  The audience was treated to a range of entertaining and very skillful pieces within the five categories of Dance, Vocal, Theatrical Theatre, Instrumental as well as Drama.  We…


Congratulations to Steven Mills

Last Thursday, some staff represented our school at the 2020 Graduation Ceremony for Provisionally Certificated Teachers. This was hosted Parnell School on behalf of our Community of Learning. In total we celebrated 25 teachers who have now successfully attained their…

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