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MOE Distance Learning Daily Schedule

For parents, caregivers, whānau and family You will understand the importance of routine for your family. If your routine has been shaken up, like you’re now working from home, it’s good to structure your time. Routines are reassuring, and promote health and physical wellbeing. The below timetable (targeted at children) could be something your household …

COVID-19 Special Message for our Pasifika Communities

Talofa lava all There will be special broadcasts on TVNZ TV1 of the COVID-19 key messages in 9 Pacific Languages from the Pacific clinicians who have been working together with the Pacific COVID-19 team led by Dr Debbie Ryan.   Please note the following details for your information and to share to your networks:   …

MOE COVID-19 update

        Support for learning at home This is an update on the support the Ministry is providing for learning at home. Over the next two and a half weeks we will be working with you so you are supported for the 15th of April to open your school and kura for distance learning …

NEWTON CENTRAL SCHOOL GROUNDS ARE CLOSED FOR ENTIRETY OF LOCKDOWN

  NOTICE FROM AUCKLAND BRANCH OF MINISTRY OF EDUCATION SCHOOL GROUNDS ARE CLOSED FOR ENTIRETY OF LOCKDOWN Council grounds have closed down, and we have been getting multiple reports that children are going to school playgrounds as a result.  From midnight tonight, there is a total lockdown and that means that no-one at all will be allowed on …

Children’s Community Dental Clinic Update

The wellbeing of our community is paramount and the service is following the Ministry of Health and Dental Council recommendations for personal and protective equipment and infection control measures. Here is the full notification ARDS Communication to schools & their community. All children and their families/whanau receive screening questions in relation to potential risk of …

Lewis Eady music Lessons will continue online

Music lessons will continue online via Skype (in your home) during the Covid 19 challenge. To allow us to prepare for remote teaching, lessons scheduled for this week (Tue 24th-Fri 27th) will be postponed until April. Please check your email tomorrow for full details.

Physical Distancing procedures at Newton Central School

To continue to mitigate the risk of COVID19 spreading, we ask that all parents follow the guidelines below: If at all possible, drop your child off either at the gate or before you get to the classroom, Refrain from congregating at school or outside classrooms. Keep a safe physical distance from other parents and staff …

AT HOP card only on buses starting Monday 23rd March

Auckland Transport Students and families using the AT bus service for their school journey will not be able to use cash from Monday 23 March to minimise the risk of the transmission of Covid-19 in our community.  Removing cash fares on buses and at service centres From Monday 23 March Customers will be expected to …

Coronavirus – Information for Parents

Auckland Regional Public Health Services Coronavirus Fact Sheet 4 March 2020 Newton Central is taking any threats to our safety very seriously at the school, so we thought it would be useful to share this information on ways we can all work together to keep our community healthy.  With the April holidays just around the …

Confidence, Motivation and Intention

Whenever a child focuses their interest for a period of time – gets intensely involved in some activity of their own choosing – that is where the best learning will occur. Enclosure seemed to be a prominent ‘urge’, so we began setting up invitations to cater for and extend this interest. I decided to take …

Travelwise – March is Walking School Bus Month

Newton Central is a Travelwise School. Travelwise is a programme run by Auckland Transport aimed at promoting active, safe, sustainable transport. Every Wednesday is Travelwise Wednesday – students can earn points towards winning the Travelwise Trophy.  Please try to walk, scoot, bike, bus, car-pool, or park and ride, then report to the Travelwise Ambassadors on …

Newton Central Voting Competition 2020 – Last 3 days!!!!!

Tunnel Boring Machine Naming Competition – Announcement Youtube A tunnel boring machine is coming to Auckland later this year to dig two tunnels from Mt Eden Station to Aotea Station. Traditionally, these machines are names for good luck and so we are looking for suggestions of ground-breaking New Zealand women. At Newton, we are giving every students …

Newton Central Community Spirit – Auckland Angels Annual Appeal 2019

Auckland City Mission acknowledges Newton Central Community with the Auckland Angels Annual Appeal last year in term 4. We want to share this certificates with all the families and staff at Newton who gave a helping hand to make this the most successful campaign so far. Thank you for your open hearts and generosity.   

Newton School School Athletics News 2019

 Senior Athletics Day Years 4 – 6 Thursday 28th November 2019 at Grey Lynn Park 142 senior students walked to Grey Lynn Park to compete in our annual Athletics Fun Day last week. All students competed in the 100m sprints, whereas the 200m was optional.  The 4 x 100m relay was an exciting race to …

Ministry of Education COVID-19 update