We warmly welcome new and returning families to the Carterton School community.
Our school focus for 2015 is developing collaborative relationships with school families and the
extended community to enhance learning. Look out for invitations to be involved in what we are
doing over the coming weeks!
In the week beginning 26 January the school office and uniform shop will be open.
Office: Monday 26 January to Thursday 29 January 9am-1pm for enrolments and general inquiries.
Uniform shop: Is open Thursday 29 and Friday 30 January 10am-12pm. (In the old dental clinic building).
Stationery packs: Are available for purchase Thursday 29 and Friday 30 January 9.30am-2.30pm from Room 5 (junior block). Also available from first day of term.
School Term starts 8.55am Monday 2 February 2015 for all classes and year groups.
We have a real open door policy at Carterton School, you are welcome any time!
Today was very busy with Confidence Course Finals, House Captain Elections and the school Talent Quest. Some amazing abilities in so many areas. Find out the results of these events at our final assemblies on 16/17 December.
The annual visit of the White Ribbon motorbike riders happen last week. Once again visitors gave the school the positive message of of anti-violence. The bikes are always a hit with everyone, with two lucky children getting to sit on bikes before they paraded around the green.
Kapahaka is about celebrating our culture and kotahitanga – unity – joining together as one and stiving for excellence, participating to the best you can be. Our tamariki were absolutely amazing at the kapahaka festival. What a brilliant performance!
Every month our Radio Show Team plan and record a radio show with Arrow 92.7 fm. This group of producers and presenters interview students, organise the reading of stories, singing of songs and much more.
The Board of Trustees has determined to hold a ballot for out of zone students to start in 2015.
Enrolment at the school is governed by an enrolment scheme, details of which are available from the school office. The Board now invites applications for out of zone students to enrol for 2015. It is likely there will be places available for out of zone students at all year levels during this enrolment period.
Application forms are available from the school office. The deadline for receipt of applications for out of zone places is 3.00pm, Friday 7th November 2014. If a ballot is required, it will be held on Tuesday 11th November 2014. Parents will be informed of the outcome of the ballot within three school days of the ballot.