We are thrilled to announce that our strategic plan for our Community of Learning will be sent to Wellington on Monday - and once approved by the Minister of Education, we will be able to begin the work programme of progressing our achievement challenges in Maths, Writing, Science and Student Agency. 2017 will be exciting as we find out best practice in the teaching of these achievement challenge areas and share it across our "Community of Learning"
Welcome To ERO in Week 5
SRS is looking forward to showcasing the changes since the last ERO review of 2013. We have much to celebrate in presenting our 'picture of progress'. ERO has a review framework based on a key question this time....... "How effectively does this school respond to Maori and other children whose learning and achievement needs acceleration?" Accelerated improvement requires a whole system to function as a collaborative learning community that is advancing progress on four key areas: pedagogy (teaching practices) educationally powerful connections professional learning leadership We look forward to presenting our 'picture of progress' in answering the key question and being able to demonstrate how we respond to children whose learning needs accelerating. Please help us by making sure all children are at school early and ready to learn - best uniform and all arriving before the bell would be great! ADIDAS FUN RUN PROMOTION
www.schoolfunrun.co.nz/stanhope Key in our postcode of 1060
Enrol for online sponsorship - post on your Face Book account and get your friends and families to internet bank into your child's fundraising
Our total so far is $7723.36 We are raising money for a community fitness trail.
Our Inquiry for Term 3 is based on the question How can we create change to make a healthy community? Let's get in behind our inquiry and make a healthy community by bringing a fitness trail to the fields of SRS - and we can ALL benefit.
TERM 2 @ SRS
Rotary donated the Sunshine Coach to SRS
5 students from University of Auckland Masters of Teaching programme joined us for the term and taught in our classes and graduated as REAL teachers!
SCIENCE IN A VAN - Live learning experience for all our students BIG IGNITE part of our Inquiry Learning plan
MOTAT Trips for Forces and Motions exhibitions Huge family support
BOT Nominations and Elections - a new person was elected to join our BOT
Eastern Zone Soccer Tournament for Year 7/8 Boys and Girls
Book Fair in the Library
Pamper Night for Mums and Daughters
MINDLAB TRIPS Interactive Science Force and Motion live experiences
MATARIKI WEEK SPECIAL ACTIVITIES
STARS IN YOUR EYES DISCO
One Can Two Can City Mission Appeal - raising 1050 cans for charity
Leadership Assembly - distribution of Merit Badges
Team Rua Chess Tournament - and we got through to the regionals!
Science Symposium Inquiry Learning Outcome Event
Wheels and Motions Day for Team Rua
What an awesome term we have had
We are looking forward to our ERO review
in Week 5 of Term 3
Parent Group Thank You
The Parent Group would like to thank all the wonderful people that have supported us this term to make our Pamper Night and Discos a huge success! Thank you for generously donating items for both nights. These were gratefully received and helped tremendously in our fund raising. We would also like to thank our parents that gave up their time to come in and help out with the Book Fair. With your help and generosity we have raised $818 on the Pamper Night, $1800 at the Discos. These funds will continue to help us in purchasing learning and teaching tools for our classrooms so our children can be accessing up to date digital learning and teaching technologies.
The Parent Group has funded the following things for our school: IPads for Junior/Middle school classrooms Visualiser Digital Document Readers for our Teachers to highlight children's writing New Sound System and Wireless Microphones for our Hall
Put these dates in your diary for next term: Wednesday 7th September Adidas Fun Run Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th September Mitre 10 Sausage Sizzles.
Look out for notices early next term for ways to get involved, we look forward to seeing you again soon!
During Term 4 on Saturday October 15th we are holding a QUIZ NIGHT, hosted by the Parent Group and 'Believe it or Not Quizzes', We will let you know more about this but diary the date so you can get a group together and come along for a fun filled night sharing platters and chitter chatter while winning prizes.
90% attendance at Home School Conferences CONGRATULATIONS! Our goal setting for Term 3 and 4 was well attended by parents and the discussions were highly valued by all. Thank you so much for the support in your children's learning! Together we can really get these kids moving up their levels!
Sept 7th Adidas Fun Run (come along and support your children or even run alongside them)
Saturday Sept 17th Sunday Sept 18th Mitre10 Sausage Sizzle Fundraiser JOIN US!!! Kids LOVE selling on our behalf to the public
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Special Sites Please view our wonderful sites for Art and Maths and see your children's work