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Walking School Bus (WSB) The Scanlon Avengers, our Walking School Bus, have been great mahi all year and were recently recognised as prize winners in the Winter Wizard promotion. On Friday 30 October, the Winter Wizard himself, as well as Delia from Auckland Transport, walked to school with the Scanlon Avengers and gave out complimentary …

Auckland City Mission – Auckland Angels Annual Appeal

Due to COVID-19, the Auckland City Mission has experienced unprecedented demand for food parcels and support this year. Over the next four weeks, Newton Central School will be collecting for their end-of-year appeal. All tamariki are encouraged to bring in: good quality non-perishable food items, special holiday food items and NEW, UNWRAPPED presents. Just think, …

Bright Street Walking School Bus

Lockdowns may have slowed us down but let’s get this back on the road!   Rāpare te 19 o Whiringa-ā-rangi / Thursday 19 November 8.10am Bright Street WSB trial – Walk to school as your favourite superhero 9am Bright Street WSB whānau hui / parent interest meeting.  

THE NEWTON CENTRAL PUB QUIZ 2020

Sharpen your pencil and your mind and get ready for the quiz of the CENTURY! Minus the pub. But with the alcohol!! Oh YES. We have a liquor license and there will be Villa Maria wines, craft beer and Kiri’s FAMOUS sangria on offer.   Competition will be fierce because the prizes are AWESOME. Thanks …

Halloween Disco Time at Newton Central!

We look forward to everyone coming together for some Halloween fun, at our first school disco of 2020, Thursday 29th of October, 5-7pm.  There will be great kai and treats to eat, a burma trail, as well as prizes for the spookiest costumes and dancers.  Cashless event, so please buy tickets from the school office. …

ALERT LEVEL 2 BACK2SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENT

  Ngā mihi Whānau The Auckland Region will be moving to Alert Level 2 on Sunday 30 August at 11.59pm.  The Government and the Ministry of Education have announced that it’s safe for all students and staff to return to school. Staff at Newton Central School are preparing the school physically and plan for the …

TravelWise Challenges – Goose Chase App

Auckland Transport have been working on a range of Travelwise and Walking School Bus Challenges that can done during lockdown by students. These challenges can be done via the GooseChase App. . Note: the code shown in the instruction document is not the code for Newton Central. GooseChase App Instructions The GooseChase App allows students to complete …

COVID ALERT LEVEL 3 Update 17 August

Newton Central School is here and ready to help in any way we can.  We are ready to support essential workers’ children as of 13 August 2020. Here is a guide to help families know whether their child should attend school NCS Alert Level 3 Attendance Eligibility Flowchart However, we do need you to notify …

COVID19 ALERT

New Zealand’s Alert Levels are changing. At 12 noon on Wednesday 12 August, Auckland will move to Alert Level 3. The rest of New Zealand will move to Alert Level 2 .NZ Government COVID19 website for recent updates and information. For Wednesday 12 August, Newton Central School will be closed until further notice. We will …

BRING YOUR OWN DEVICE

Visit www.cyclone.co.nz/byod. Select your school name and you will be redirected to your schools specific portal login page. Enter the login name and password given to you from the school. Why purchase through Cyclone? Solutions to fit your school: Avoid potential confusion on which device to buy — your school’s portal only features devices with …

Before and After School Care

With the Before & Afterschool Care being affected by the impact of Covid19, the Board of Trustees has decided to transfer the management of this programme to sKids, a dedicated before and afterschool organization that is fully accredited by both the Ministry of Social Development and Oscar.  This will allow our families to now be …

Back to School

School is Back – please remember to drive at a safe speed around our school. This makes it safer for everyone, and students love to be able to walk, scoot or ride to school! Let’s all take the time to be kind to one another, walking to school if we can, and driving safely around …

Samoan Speech Competition 2020

Newton Central School Enters 2 Students in the Samoan Speech Competition 2020   ‘Autū:                          Tapena Sou Ōso Mo Lau Malaga Theme:                       Prepare Yourself, a Gift for Your Travels.  LESITALA Tausaga 5 & 6             E lua sui tauva mo le tausaga e tasi                                     Two speakers per year level Here are our 2 students representing Newton …

DROP OFF & PICK UP AT NEWTON CENTRAL SCHOOL

BEFORE SCHOOL:  TO PROTECT OUR CHILDREN – SCHOOL GATES OPEN 8.30AM:  The unique geographical environment of the school means that we need to do a full health and safety check of the campus prior to it being safe for our community.  Students cannot come onto campus until after those checks have been completed  If caregivers …