Inglewood Primary School

NEWSLETTER No 12 - June 04 2021

Our Mission:

Learning to think, to do, to be

Ako ki te whakaaro, ako ki te mahi, ako kia ora ai te mauri

Our Vision: To provide a teaching and learning environment where of those involved: demonstrate respect, expect the best, achieve through opportunity, communicate actively & feel good and safe

Nau Mai Haere Mai, Talofa, Faʻafeiloaiga, Bula

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Samoan Week

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Many thanks to the Fruean family who came in and shared aspects of Samoan culture with fire sticks, baking and weaving.

Lots of fun and learning ...

Last week and this week the children have been engaged in many different activities within the theme of First Aid with Mr Justin Lowcay. Justin has been working with our Tamariki this week teaching them skills within the field of First Aid. Thank you Justin, the kids have thoroughly enjoyed it
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New appointment for Term 3 & 4 2021

Mrs Rose Battersby will be joining our team for term 3 and 4 2021 as a teacher in the new entrant room.

Rose has many strengths to bring to our team, some include:

Training educators in Incredible Year programme

speech and language experience level 1 of Te Ahu o Te Reo

a strong interest in enrio schools programme.

Rose is a qualified Early Childhood Teacher and is very keen to add value to our school.

We are delighted that Rose will join with Alice and Rebecca to strengthen the environment where our children will enjoy many successes.

FREE Parent Webinar – Offered by the 'Raising Achievement' Team. "Support your children to success."

Our next Free Parent Webinar will be held on Monday 14 June at 7.30pm .

Parents are saying they are getting a great deal of understanding from the course content below. The
parent webinar topic is - “Understanding children’s learning differences, setting up for success and
supporting children with home learning.”
 Understanding your child as a learner
 Understanding learning difficulties
 Specialist referrals
 Supporting at risk learners
 Literacy and supporting children with home learning
- Tutor reading
- Basic spelling activities.
 Next steps for those who want more
To ensure we keep track of numbers people can register by emailing their name and email address
to A link to attend the webinar is sent out once registrations
are received.

A reminder

Please do not walk on the driveway when you are coming to and from school. Please use the footpath by the pirate ship.

We have 390 students arriving and leaving the school each day and it can be very dangerous when cars are coming in or leaving school.

Term 2 important Reporting Dates

Just letting you know that Learning Partnership Interviews are Wednesday 30 Jun 3:15 - 5:15 and then again Thursday 1 July 1230pm - 7:45pm.

On Thursday 1 July we would appreciate those of you who can to have your children picked up at 1200 noon, so teachers can be released for interviews. For those parents who cannot arrange this, we have the capacity to have some children supervised until 3pm. Please let the office.

Please see below for booking your interview times.

Wednesday, 30 June

3:15 PM to 5:30 PM

Thursday, 1 July

12:30 PM to 5:15 PM
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Each interview is 15 minutes long. Please ensure you arrive on time to each interview.

Booking your interviews

The booking website will open Monday, 17 May at 10:25 AM, and will close Wednesday, 30 June at 10:00 AM.

  1. Go to, enter the event code ZUB3ES7Y and click Go.
  2. Enter your name, email address and the names of the students you wish to make bookings for.
  3. Select the teachers you'd like to book by ticking the checkbox beside their name, and then click the Book Interviews button at the bottom of the page.
  4. Using the timetable, click the Book button beside the time slot you'd like to book for the teacher. You'll be asked to confirm your booking.
  5. Continue until you've booked all teachers.

Once you're finished, you can view your timetable by clicking My Interviews at the top of the page. You can also print a PDF timetable to take to your interviews.

Before your interviews, you'll receive an email reminder containing your timetable. If you need to cancel any interviews, you can do so by following the link in the email you received when you first signed up.

Happy Birthday

to Sam Jones, Neveah Curtis, Mikah Nicholas-Nunez, Aria Savenye-Coppen, Coby Gordon, Kiarah Peri and Lily Brooking who are celebrating their birthday's this week.

Current IPS School Roll - 390 Students

Welcome Paige Knowles who has started this week at IPS.

Students of the Week - Term 2 Week 5

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Next week is Support Staff Week

As you know, our school could NOT run as smoothly without our Support, Ancillary, Cleaners and Caretakers. Next week is a week for all of us to shown them some appreciation. We know these wonderful people love; notes of thanks, kind gestures and yummy things for morning tea. If you see any of our wonderful staff, please take the time to thank them for all they do.

Term 2 Calendar (This may change on a weekly basis)

Monday 7 June

Queens Birthday - School Closed

Tuesday 8 June

Kahui Ako - 7's Football Tournament Year 5-8

Thursday 10 June

Kahui Ako Rippa Rugby Tournament - Year 5 -8

Friday 11 June

Year 5 & 6 Interschool - Home with St Pius School

Friday 18 June

Year 5 & 6 Interschool - Home with Mangorei School

Tuesday 22 June

Year 5 & 6 Interschool - Away at St John Bosco

Thursday 24 June

Year 8 Open Day at Inglewood High School

Friday 25 June

Mid Year Reports Home

Wednesday 30 June

Interviews 3:15 - 5:15 pm

Thursday 1 July

Interviews 1230 - 7:45pm

Friday 9 July

Last Day of Term 2

Monday 26 July

First Day of Term 3

Before and After School Care

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IPS Clothing

Please click on the link to order directly from our school website or pop into the school office.

Celebrating Week 5