Category Archives: News

Monday 18 March Update

I’m happy to be able to tell you we have had a positive and calm day at school. Each class / team has managed any conversation about the Christchurch situation at team level. This means content was age appropriate. We have focused on the fact that we are safe, and we have lots in place to keep everyone safe. Through this week we will be reminding children about our safety procedures. Next week we will have drills to practice these (in the first instance we…

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Cyber Safety

Cyber Safety at Home & School At Carterton School we work to ensure that your children are safe using the Internet. We are part of Ministry of Education systems which automatically filter inappropriate sites and searches. Students who work on 1:1 Chromebooks are also closely monitored using the Teacher Dashboard app. Thankfully, we seldom have incidents where students use the Internet inappropriately at school. If it does happen, we take it very seriously and look into why it has happened and how we can avoid…

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Books by Maxine Hemi

Two new books about Wairarapa have recently been published, authored by Maxine Hemi, available from Huia Publishing.   ‘First Flight’  is a collection of short stories for children and young adults about people and events of Ngāti Kahungunu. The majority of the stories focus on key events in the life of Ngāti Kahungunu chief Nukupewapewa.              This graphic novel tells the story of Ngārara Huarau, a taniwha, that travels from Hawke’s Bay to Wairarapa in search of his sister, Pari-kawhiti. As…

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