Year 7&8 Summer Camp

Year 7&8 Summer Camp

There were physical challenges, activities never tried before, team activities and a whole lot of fun. Thank you so much to the many parents who helped out on camp, cooking, supporting and being amazing. Thank you to all those who donated food, brought extra blankets and went

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Teacher Strike

Teacher Strike

Over the past few months our union, NZEI – Te Riu Roa has been negotiating with the government for our primary teachers and principals around these three main topics: Fixing the teacher shortage crisis Schools are struggling to attract and retain great teachers. There is also a

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Community Conversation Evening 2018

Community Conversation Evening 2018

In 2016 we had a conversation with our Puketapu community around these three questions: What are the aspirations for your child? Empower all people to be what? What skills and attributes would you like for the Puketapu Learner for the future? From this conversation we built on

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Scooter Skills 2018

Scooter Skills 2018

    We all love to scooter and after a little help from the Scooter Skills team from Sport Taranaki, we are much safer on them too.  Class by class, all of our Year 1-4 students got a turn.  We also had some help from some of

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Rimu 1 Out and About

Rimu 1 Out and About

We were going to be heading up the mountain, but the road to the Visitor Centre was closed! Instead, we took our bus to Pukekura Park and Brooklands Zoo.   We looked at nature in the park.    The playground is great fun!    Rolling down the

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Rugby Talent On Display

Rugby Talent On Display

Heaps of rugby talent on display at Puketapu School as we begin term two. We have had a really strong start to the inter-school sports competition. The Puketapu year 5 & 6 rugby players have been enjoying themselves and training really hard. Last Thursday we held a Puketapu

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Junior Artists

Junior Artists

Rimu 3 have been learning about different shapes.     They had a go at recreating Paul Klee’s “Castle and Sun” last week, using lots of different shapes.  

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Look out! Here come the Puketapu Piranhas!

Look out! Here come the Puketapu Piranhas!

It’s fast, it’s physical… and you can get pretty wet! Our Puketapu Piranhas played a great first game of Canoe Polo on Friday night. We play every Friday night at the Methanex Bell Block Aquatic Centre.  Come along and support our team!

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After the Rain… a Rainbow… and Playtime!

After the Rain… a Rainbow… and Playtime!

We have had some pretty cold and wet weather, but it won’t stop us! As soon as the rain eases, we are out and about and doing with our friends… and a rainbow tops it off!  Our playground has heaps of things to do after the rain…

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