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Whakapau kaha – to be better than before.
18/11/2020

Stars on Stage

Sophie Rm 17 & Jacob Rm 28 have been rehearsing hard every week since February as part of the 'Encore Theatre Collective'.  They did expect to perform 'Cinderella' in July, however, Covid and various lockdowns has meant the production was…

17/11/2020

Table Tennis Success

On Thursday 5 November, we had a group of eight Year 5 and 6 children participate in the Auckland Primary Schools Table Tennis Competition. I am pleased to announce that our team was  placed 2nd, out of the 21 schools…

17/11/2020

EPro8 Semi-Finals

Last Friday, three EPro8 groups represented CPDS in the semifinals held at Stanhope Road School.  Our students demonstrated their perseverance, as well as their teamwork, problem solving skills and especially their ability to think on their feet. We are very…

17/11/2020

Road Safety Poster Competition

As last week was 'Road Safety' week, we ran a poster competition across the school to get students thinking more about road safety and best practices to keep themselves safe. We were overwhelmed with the number of posters received as well…

11/11/2020

Outstanding Speech Maker

Last night, I attended the Y5 and 6 Remuera Lions’ Speech Competition along with Gail Christie. There were 10 speakers from schools in our area and the standard was very high. Even though she was not placed,  I would like…

06/11/2020

Dance Performances Friday

Dear Parents and Caregivers We would like to extend a warm welcome to all of you to come along this Friday, when your child(ren) will be presenting the dances they have started to learn since Monday, when our dance intensive…

05/11/2020

Citizenship Awards 2020

It was with great pleasure that myself and Carmen Burns were able to attend the Lions’ Citizenship Awards last night at Dilworth Junior Campus.  We were there to support our two wonderful Y6 pupils Vai F (Rm 17) and Oliver…

05/11/2020

Disco

Last Friday, the Friends and Family of CPDS held the 'Annual School Disco'.  This was a great milestone in a year where so many events have not been possible. The theme was 'Glow in the Dark' and I must say…

03/11/2020

Mathematics Success

Recently, a group of our Year 5 and 6 children participated in a national mathematics problem solving challenge conducted by the department of Mathematics and Statistics at Otago University for Intermediate level students. We are really proud of all the…

03/11/2020

Champion of Champions Success

Well done to our Year 6 Boys (Peter S, Joe G and Nathan P) gymnastics team who took part in the Auckland Champion of Champions Gymnastics competition last Thursday. The team came second equal overall in a competition that included…

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