Welcome to Week 9. We have been enjoying a number of great activities and experiences here at school and in the wider community. Friday's Waka Hoe Celebration Hut building and milo was enjoyed by all.
Fundamental Skills was an awesome week, resulting in great skill development and some very tired children by the end of the week.
Last week we had Blair Walker, from the Marlborough Museum at Brayshaw Park, come to the school to take a session on Turangawaewae with the junior classes. Yesterday the senior class went to Brayshaw Park to explore the space. Thank you to Michael Rea - Ray White Blenheim for the use of their van, and to families who supported with transport. The class had a fabulous time learning about Marlborough's history.
Today Nga Whētu are out and about on the Steadfast ship for their Turf to Surf experience. The weather looks to be clearing and we look forward to hearing about their experiences upon their return.
Our fundraising selling of Shower bombs got underway this week. Feedback so far is that these are selling quickly. Thank you all for your support with this.
You will be aware that we have a number of confirmed COVID cases at Spring Creek School in staff and children, as well as many isolating as household contacts. Thank you all for your calm and measured approach this time. Teaching and support staff have been juggled, moved and classes combined as needed. Please continue to let us know if your child tests positive, or if you are isolating as a household contact email@example.com or Cara in the office 035705514. We have hard packs available for children if they are home as a household contact and you would like these to support learning, again let us know. Take care.
Tumuaki - Principal
These are presented each fortnight at our school hui.
They are linked to our vision, mission and values.
Upcoming Events 2022
Term 1, 2022
Wednesday 30 Turf to Surf Trip Y4-6
Friday 1 Mako Connect & Inspire Rugby - all classes
Friday 8 Netball Skills - all classes
Monday 11 to Wednesday 13 Ride On Skills - Nga Whetū
Thursday 14 Term 1 ends
Term 2, 2022
Monday 2 Term 2 starts
Friday 6 Mako Connect & Inspire Rugby - all classes
Tuesday 10 Wairau Cluster Orienteering Y5-6 @ Blenheim School
Wednesday 11 ePro8 Challenge @ Bohally
Friday 13 Mako Connect & Inspire Rugby - all classes
Monday 16 ASB St John’s in schools
Wednesday 18 SCS Board meeting 6.00 pm
Please register them here - SCS Netball Registration Form
Year 1-4 will play on a Friday evening and Year 5-6 on a Saturday Morning, beginning in Term 2. Subs per player are Year1-2 $37, Year 3-4 $40, Year 5-6 $52.
Please see Cara in the office for an order form.
This year we have Laekin and Aliyah returning as our leaders, and 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:
Health, Safety, and Welfare Policy
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.