News

ROAD SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS

Last week the Waitematā Local Board voted on the package of safety improvements which included a suite of safety improvements introduced outside and around Newton Central School in Grey Lynn.  Read more here.

IHUMĀTAO INVITATION – ALL WHĀNAU OF NEWTON CENTRAL SCHOOL

Who is welcome? ALL Newton Central School community members – parents and children When? Monday 26th August, leaving in a convoy at 7.00am from Newton Central School. See plans below: Why? The Newton Central School Community has a long bi-cultural history and a commitment to honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi. We are sure that everyone …

ART EXHIBITION THANK YOU

A huge THANK YOU to everyone who attended and everyone who helped out at our Art Exhibition last night!!!! Thanks to Ben for MCing, Julia for providing entertainment and to all our event volunteers, cooks, bakers and donators. What an amazing school community we have! We will be tallying up the sales shortly and letting …

Influenza vs Cold

Prevention is the best cure. Staying Well! We are experiencing an increasing number of students and staff who are presenting with symptoms of influenza which is proving to be an extremely difficult one to recover from. Below is some useful information for you when you are unsure what signs or symptoms you or your child …

Te Whānau Awahou Movie Fundraiser

Get your tickets for the Te Whānau Awahou Movie Fundraiser Taking place: Tuesday 27th August, 6pm at the Hollywood Avondale. See below for details and the link to book tickets online. Share far and wide whānau!! (see link to facebook post) We are excited to invite you to come and view this years most anticipated …

Art Exhibition

JUST A FEW DAYS TO GO UNTIL OUR ART EXHIBITION! Thursday August 22nd, 5:30-7:30pm. It’s going to be a great night! The talented Julia Darling will be providing live music and we have professional art auctioneer, Ben Plumbly from Art+Object, running the auction. We will also be running a craft stall to keep the kids …

INNER CITY RIPPA RUGBY (YEAR 5 & 6 ONLY)

Our kura is entering two mixed teams for this competition next Thursday 8th August at Cox’s Bay Reserve, Westmere. Save Day is 21st August. There will be a cost to cover the bus to and from the park. Information and permission slips will be sent home next Monday. The tournament begins at 10am and will …

Newton Central Basketball

New Players Welcome Newton Central Cannons Year 5&6 team (Year 4’s also ok).  Games held on Friday evenings. 1 x 25 minute game scheduled between 3:30pm and 7pm at Ponsonby Intermediate.  Term 3 First game held on Friday 9th August and last game on Friday 20th September. Transport supplied if needed, please contact Fleur Sandbrook …

Climate Change by Isobel in Room 15

You may have seen her video during your class visit to Room 15’s Science Exhibition. Our wonderful Isobel has created a project with the help of her parents to help teach us about Climate Change. Have a look at her awesome video below.

MATARIKI DISCO 2019

Come and celebrate Matariki at the Matariki Disco Thursday July 4th from 5.30pm There will be kai and treats available so bring the whānau for dinner. There will be prizes for shining stars, face painting and the best beats from the Logettes, ex newton sisters Koromiko and Iliana. The Disco will run on a ticket …

NZ Police Non Emergency Number

Kia ora   General information for your school community.  NZ Police recently launched a new non emergency number, 105. We’ve done this to make it easier to get hold of us in the event of non-urgent situations or ‘Things which have Already Happened’, which don’t require Police assistance immediately. You can call us on 105 …

Kanohi-ki-te-Kanohi / Mid Year Parent-Teacher-Child Conferences

        Thursday 27 June 2019 School will be open for learning from 8:55am – 1:00pm. All school parents will have received an email via Linc-ed with the online booking website link, reference and unique code for this event.  this is how you book your time with your child’s classroom teacher. Conferences start …

Inner City Schools Year 5 – 6 Cross Country Run 2019

Inner City Cross Country  The Year 5 and 6 cross country team represented Newton Central School in an exemplary manner at the Inner City Cross Country at Grey Lynn Park on Thursday 30 May. It’s a tough course and a highly competitive field – every one of our students gave it their all. Our school values TERA …

Strike Day 29 May

  On Wednesday the school was closed for instruction due to strike action. A big thank you goes out to all the parents and students who came along and joined us in solidarity on the day. We are heartened by your ongoing support. Unfortunately, both the government and the unions are still far apart in …