Kia ora e te whānau,
Happy New Year to you all! Welcome back to our children, whanau and friends. It is so lovely to see our children back at school, with happy smiles and lots of excitement to see old and new friends!
We would also like to welcome Oscar Curry and welcome back Luca Turner-Menzies who have joined the Ngā Whetū Team. And a big welcome to Nia Badenhorst who has joined Awhi Class this year. We are so happy to have you all at Spring Creek School.
Spring Creek School is open for children from 8am until 3.30pm. We can provide breakfast if needed. We are also very fortunate to continue to be part of the Ka Ora, Ka Ako Healthy lunches scheme and all children will receive a free tasty and nutritious lunch each day. If your child has any dietary restrictions, please ensure you let Ness know if you haven’t already done so.
Our whole school hui celebration is on Tuesday mornings on even weeks from 9-9.30am. Our first Hui will be in Week 4. All whanau are welcome to attend and you will be notified if your child is presenting at hui or if they are receiving a hui award.
We are looking for support with Road Patrol this year. If you are able to help or would like to know more information, please see me. The times will be from 2.50 pm until approx 3.15pm. Any support would be amazing!
Next week, our students will be participating in Fundamental Skills at the Stadium from Wednesday to Friday. A notice came home yesterday, please see Ness if you haven’t received one.
We would like to invite our children, whanau and friends to a whanau evening on Thursday 15 February from 5-6pm. This will be an opportunity to meet with the teachers and look through the learning spaces. We will be sending out a notice next week.
In the stationery packs, you should have received our whanau information booklet, if you haven’t received one, pop in and pick one up from the office. Coming home with the newsletter this week is our Netsafe agreement for whanau and children to sign, a contact details form and our Setting Up for Success form to be completed and returned to school. If you need any support of have any questions, please get in touch with myself or Ness.
Have a wonderful week ahead.
Tumuaki - Principal
Term dates 2024
Term 2: Monday 29 April to Friday 5 July
Term 3: Monday 22 July to Friday 27 September
Term 4: Monday 14 October to Friday 13 December TBC
Upcoming Events 2024
- 5 Teacher only day
- 6 Waitangi Day - School Closed
- 7-9 Fundamental Skills at Stadium 2000
- 20 Whole School Hui 9am
- 28 Royal NZ Airforce Band at ASB Theatre
To stay up to date with school activities you can add our events calendar with the following link SCS Events Calendar
This term we have Aliyah and Saxon returning as our leaders for 2024, our sessions are on Friday mornings.
Kiwi Can themes will follow in this order over the year:
Term 1 = Respect / Manaakitanga
Term 2 = Resilience / Taikaha
Term 3 = Positive Relationships / Whakawhanaungatanga
Term 4 = Integrity / Pono
Legion Taekwon-Do is a dynamic martial art, and it is also an exciting sport suitable for all ages and abilities. Classes are for everyone from beginners to advanced levels.
Focused mind, disciplined body and pure spirit through community participation is our motto. Keeping this in mind, we encourage individual growth through a family feel atmosphere whilst practicing Taekwon-Do techniques.Fees will be free to any Spring Creek School students and to the Spring Creek community. Classes will be Monday 3:15 - 4:15 pm in the Spring Creek Hall from this term. Families need to arrange for their children to go to the hall after school.
Our school uses SchoolDocs as a website for our policies and procedures. This site is now live and available to our school community.
We invite you to visit the site at https://springcreek.schooldocs.co.nz/ (note that there's no "www"!). Our username is springcreek and password 7202.
Policies being reviewed this term are:
This is done by following these steps:
Visit the website https://springcreek.schooldocs.co.nz/1893.htm
Enter the username (springcreek) and password (7202).
Follow the link to the relevant policy as listed.
Read the policy.
Click the Policy Review button at the top right-hand corner of the page.
Select the reviewer type "Parent".
Enter your name (optional).
Submit your ratings and comments.
If you don't have internet access, the school office staff can provide you with printed copies of the policy and a review form.