Welcome to our Newton Central School Community
Newton Central School is one of Auckland's best kept secrets. We are a small, friendly, inner city primary school, offering a safe, nurturing and stimulating learning environment for your children.
Our school values diversity and welcomes children, parents and caregivers from every background. The rich character of our school proudly reflects the multicultural nature of our city.
Our most recent newsletter contains information about the school pool, community notices and much more - find it here. Please return all reading and library books to school as soon as possible to enable us to stocktake and put them away before the end of year.
Upcoming dates for your diary:
Awahou Whānau Hui: Thursday 5th December, 5:30pm
Year 6 Graduation Assembly + End of Term 4: Thursday 19th December **
** This is the correct date, not Thursday 18th as per misprint in our last newsletter.
Have a look at the prizes in the Whanau Awahou Christmas Raffle and buy a ticket. Winners drawn December 19th.
Please check out the items on our Fundraising page.
Our Lewis Eady music teachers
Nick Williams, who joined Lewis Eady in 2008, teaches drum kit, ukulele, guitar, bass guitar, keyboard and Rock Band at Ponsonby, Newton Central, Hobsonville and St Josephs Primary Schools. Nick holds a Diploma in Contemporary Music and Performance from MAINZ and a Diploma in Audio Engineering from the School of Audio Engineering, Parnell. In 2007 Nick was hired by dDub as a session drummer to play on their second album and his is the Musical Director of his own band – Tangent. In 2005 Nick composed music for the documentary about Maori women smoking called ‘Butt Why’ produced by Kiwa Films.
Monique Vossen, who joined Lewis Eady in 2013, teaches flute, recorder, ukulele and Musical Jam at Newton, Stonefields and Glendowie Primary Schools. Monique, who grew up in Matamata, has played the flute for 12 years, achieved her ATCL with distinction and has just graduated with a Bachelor Music majoring in classical performance flute and musicology from the NZ School of Music in Wellington. In Wellington Monique's teaching experience included flute, theory and pre-instrumental music classes which she particularly enjoyed. Monique was the recipient of the Massey High Achievers Arts Category Scholarship and the Drysdale Dunn Music Scholarship. She won the IRMT BOP Region Scholarship and the Grace Hastie Book Award. Monique is currently studying towards her Bachelor of Music Honours at the University of Auckland under Uwe Grodd.